Drones (military)

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Ethiopia-Turkey pact fuels speculation about drone use in Tigray war
Reports say Ethiopia wants to buy Bayraktar TB2 drones after military cooperation agreement was signed with Ankara

Dan Sabbagh

04, Nov, 2021 @2:49 PM

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US drone strike mistakenly targeted Afghan aid worker, investigation finds
Zemari Ahmadi, who died alongside nine others including seven children, had no connection to terrorism, a New York Times investigation suggested

Richard Luscombe

11, Sep, 2021 @3:18 PM

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UK would be prepared to launch Afghanistan drone strikes, says Wallace
Defence secretary’s comments came as he showcased prototype of new drone capable of bearing missiles

Dan Sabbagh and Amelia Gentleman

09, Sep, 2021 @6:26 PM

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Rules of engagement and the myth of humane war | Letters
Letters: Attempts to legitimise warfare should be met with scepticism, argues Andrew Clapham. Plus letters from Prof Keith Hayward, Blaine Stothard and Margaret Vandecasteele


02, Sep, 2021 @4:47 PM

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Former intelligence analyst sentenced to prison for drone program leak
Air Force intelligence analyst gave military documents to journalist to ‘dispel the lie that our lives are worth more than theirs’

Guardian staff and agencies

27, Jul, 2021 @7:01 PM

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MoD document approves British troops for illegal bombing, charity claims
Directive gives exceptions where troops can engage in countries without parliamentary backing

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

19, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Indonesian fisher finds drone submarine on possible covert mission
Navy seizes UUV, likely a Chinese Sea Wing, that experts say could be used to plot routes for military subs

Helen Davidson in Taipei

31, Dec, 2020 @6:07 AM

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UK wants new drones in wake of Azerbaijan military success
MoD wants to procure cheaper armed drones for UK as it studies lessons from recent conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

29, Dec, 2020 @12:58 PM

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UK army buys 30 'Bug' drones that can spy on targets 2km away
Critics say latest step in military use of unmanned aerial vehicles takes place in absence of guidelines

Jasper Jolly

28, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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British military Watchkeeper drone crashes during Cyprus training flight
Watchkeeper programme is beset by technical problems, say activists as unmanned craft is used to monitor migrants in Channel

Jamie Doward

26, Dec, 2020 @3:35 PM

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The mystery of the Gatwick drone
The long read: A drone sighting caused the airport to close for two days in 2018, but despite a lengthy police investigation, no culprit was ever found. So what exactly did people see in the Sussex sky?

Samira Shackle

01, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Was scientist’s killing the opening shot of a Trump-led war on Iran?
The assassination of the country’s top nuclear expert raises fears that the outgoing US president is determined to take further action

Simon Tisdall

28, Nov, 2020 @12:35 PM

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