DJI’s Mavic Pro drone is now competing with the newer Mavic Air for sales, but a deal on Amazon currently has it on offer for $769 — that’s $230 off its usual price and $30 cheaper than the Mavic Air. The post DJI’s Mavic Pro drone has just dropped to its lowest-ever price appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

The U.S. military has begun rolling out quadcopter drones to every squad in the Marine Corps. The new devices will be used by soldiers in the field for everything from surveillance mapping to wargaming exercises. The post The newest weapon for the U View original article at Digital Trends

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Workhorse has announced that its SureFly octocopter, essentially a human-sized drone for up to two people, is set to make its manned maiden voyage at January’s CES event in Las Vegas. The post The SureFly two-person drone taxi will make its maiden flight at CES 2018 appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Police in Mexico pulled over four men in a pickup truck near the city of Salamanca in Guanajuato state on October 20 and got a nasty surprise. Along with an AK-47 assault rifle, the men had in their possession an unmanned aerial vehicle fitted with a “large explosive device” and a remote detonator. That’s right: a weaponized drone. Police didn’t say whether they suspected the men of ties to drug cartels. But Guanajuato is currently contested by several drug gangs, including the Sinaloa cartel, Los Zetas, and Cártel…