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Spy in the Sky: WTOP examines drone debate

WTOP will air a special 10-part series, "Spy In The Sky" on Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 22 at 7:10 and 8:10 a.m. Each report can also be found online, along with exclusive photos and video.

Spy in the Sky: The next challenge

As drone applications proliferate, the challenge for lawmakers is to catch up with the technology already in use and define parameters for it.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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Spy in the Sky: The future of drone surveillance

Inside two noisy hangars about a mile apart sit two of the Navy's most important and carefully guarded projects that could radically alter maritime intelligence gathering.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 09:57am EDT
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The domestic use of drones

WTOP reporter Andrew Mollenbeck

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 12:56pm EDT

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Spy in the Sky: Anatomy of a drone strike

U.S. drone strikes are believed to have killed between 1,900 and 3,300 people abroad since 2004. So far in 2013, there have been at least nine alleged U.S. drone strikes -- all of them in Pakistan.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 11:00am EDT
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Spy in the Sky: Unlikely bedfellows

In the WTOP series "Spy in the Sky," we examine the types of drones used by the U.S. military and fears about targeted killings, both at home and abroad.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 07:39am EDT
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Spy in the Sky: Store-bought spies in rural Va.

Russell County in Southwest Virginia is perhaps an unlikely place for the front lines of the drone debate, but the county has purchased two drones.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 05:51am EDT
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Spy in the Sky: A close encounter

On March 5, a drone came within 200 feet of a Boeing 777, leading to a momentary scramble to determine the origin and coordinates of the drone.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 12:18pm EDT
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Spy in the Sky: Grounded in the nation's capital

In the WTOP series "Spy in the Sky," we examine the types of drones used by the U.S. military and fears about targeted killings, both at home and abroad.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 12:17pm EDT
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