Monday Mar 3
Army awards $7.2 million radar contract to SRCTec of Cicero for drone research
The U.S. Army has awarded SRCTec of Cicero a $7.2 million contract to install ground-based "sense and avoid" radars at 10 Army bases, including Fort Drum, as part of a test involving unmanned drones.
NY judge sends 12 to jail for protesting US drones
Twelve protesters who refused to leave an air force base while protesting the military's use of unmanned aerial drones have been sentenced to 15 days in jail each by an upstate New York judge.
North County Public Radio
Money to expand drone hangar at Fort Drum
Not long after a military drone crashed into Lake Ontario in November, the program that aircraft belonged to is getting a boost with funding from the 2014 defense spending bill signed into law last week.
Watertown Daily Times
Air National Guard unit commander talks restart of drone operations following Nov. 12 crash
As the 174th Attack Wing restarted its MQ-9 Reaper flight operations this week, the unit's commander vouched for the safety of the unmanned aircraft.