Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:50
Armed drones, iris scanners: China's high-tech security gadgets
From virtual reality police training programmes to gun-toting drones and iris scanners, a public security expo in China showed the range of increasingly high-tech tools available to the country's police.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:00
Chinese weapons reaching ‘near-parity’ with West
China is beginning to export its own weapon designs, including armed drones, worldwide and is reaching “near-parity” with the West in terms of military technology, according to a report on Tuesday.
Sat, 19 May 2012 00:00
Debating the ethics of drone strikes
It took a long time coming, but John Brennan, the United States' counter-terrorism chief, finally confirmed what was essentially Washington's worst kept secret - the US has been using armed drones to kill terrorists.