The Other Chaps Drones

Aeryon Scout UAS UAV

I know I have been harping on about this for ages now, the proliferation of cheap but increasingly effective UAV’s or ‘drones’

When happens when the the other chaps get hold of them

Pirate Party Lands Drone At The Feet Of Angela Merkel

Police used tear gas and water cannons in Bangkok on December 1 in an effort to disperse crowds of protesters who had gathered at the headquarters of the Royal Thai Police and at Government House. It said crowds had also surrounded three television stations. These videos show drone footage of protesters and security force clashes at the Government House in Bangkok, where police barricades can be see

While NATO countries fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) high above Libya, none of these UAVs, or the vital intelligence they provide, was available to the Libyans fighting to free their country — they were fighting blind. So, they got one of their own. The Libyan rebels have been using the Aeryon Scout Micro UAV to acquire intelligence on enemy positions and to coordinate their resistance efforts. This video gives sample photos and video from both the Scout’s daylight and thermal payloads

You don’t need to be Albert Einstein to appreciate the implications for military and security operations

Did someone say shotgun

H/T War News and Red Trousers

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