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Drone Nations
List Nations where Drones
Collected by Alister William Macintyre Count = 88+ nations operate drones by its government and people, mainly for spying.

110+ nations & regions have drones, if we include those operated by foreigners. 11+ nations used deadly drone attacks, into 19+ nations.
Last updated 2013 March 19
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Table of Contents Introduction (2 Sep 10) ....................................................................................................... 2 Doc Structure (2 Sep 03)..................................................................................... 2 Where in World? (3 Mar 04) .............................................................................................. 3 Nations B+ (3 Mar 15)................................................................................................ 5 Nations C+ (3 Mar 13)................................................................................................ 6 Nations E+ (3 Mar 11) ................................................................................................ 7 Nations I+ (3 Mar 19) ................................................................................................. 9 Nations J+ (3 Feb 24)................................................................................................ 12 Nations L+ (3 Mar 18) .............................................................................................. 12 Nations M+ (3 Mar 18) ............................................................................................. 13 Nations P+ (3 Mar 10) .............................................................................................. 14 Nations R+ (2 Nov 30).............................................................................................. 15 Nations S+ (3 Feb 26) ............................................................................................... 16 Nations T+ (3 Feb 24)............................................................................................... 18 Nations U+ (3 Feb 24) .............................................................................................. 18 Non-Nations and Terrorists with Drones (2 Oct 08) .................................................... 20 Hezbollah drones (2 Oct 29) ..................................................................................... 21 International Airspace Waters etc. (2 Nov 10) ......................................................... 23 Outer Space (2 Dec 02)............................................................................................. 23 Regions and Continents (3 Jan 29) ............................................................................... 23 Non-Proliferation Treaties (2 Oct 08)........................................................................... 23 MTCR (2 Oct 08)...................................................................................................... 24 Wassenaar (2 Oct 08)................................................................................................ 26 Count Reconciliation (3 Mar 04) .................................................................................. 29 Drone Attack by what Nations? (2 Oct 28) .............................................................. 30 Drones Targeted what Nations? (3 Feb 24) .............................................................. 31 Palestine #194 joins UN (2 Nov 30) ......................................................................... 31 Nations not in UN (2 Dec 20) ................................................................................... 33

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Drone Foreign Attacks (2 Oct 27) .................................................................................... 33 Africa drone attacks (3 Feb 24) ................................................................................ 34 Arab Israeli Drone Conflict (2 Oct 27) ..................................................................... 35 Europe drone attacks (2 Oct 27) ............................................................................... 35 NATO and Coalition drone attacks (2 Oct 28) ......................................................... 36 Drone Wars (2 Oct 27).................................................................................................. 37 Drone Friendly Fire (2 Oct 27) ..................................................................................... 37 Mapping Drone Nations and Drone Strikes (2 Oct 26) .................................................... 38 Nations where Drones Manufactured (3 Mar 11).................................. 40 Drone Manufacturers (3 Mar 14) .............................................................................. 42 Israel Drone Manufacturing (3 Mar 07)................................................. 44 Document split (3 Mar 19)................................................................................... 45 Revision History (3 Feb 26).............................................................................................. 47 Dates Issues Nations Scribd Terms thru Oct-13 (2 Oct 28)...................................... 48 Nations Scribd Terms thru Oct-8 (3 Feb 26) ............................................................ 48 Notes thru 2012 Aug (2 Oct 14) ................................................................................... 49

Introduction (2 Sep 10)
This list of nations with drones, is a portion of Al Mac research into the use of drones around the world, and what the controversies are all about, originally found in a companion (main) document = Drone Notes by Al Mac, but also see Document Split for evolving organization of Al Mac notes. The Author of this research, Alister Wm Macintyre, welcomes other people to download copies of Al’s work, but warns that different cited sources have different attribution and copyright restrictions, so care should be followed downstream, in selecting where to reuse the material.
Users of my research hold Alister Wm. Macintyre harmless, and also the places I upload my research to, and agree that my copyright is reserved and that the information is available for the intended purpose of helping my social network friends share an understanding on how humans ought to do a better job of learning about our world, so that we ca n take constructive action to improve it. I am doing this using individual documents focusing on different topics which appear to be vastly misunderstood by policy makers, and large segments of voters, to try to avoid any one document being excessively lar ge. Some of my research content is direct quotes from other sources. I try to give credit every time I do this, and structure the quotes, so it is pretty obvious that they are quotes.

Doc Structure (2 Sep 03) Topic subtitles end in a date signifying when that info was last updated, in the format
YEAR MONTH DAY, so by viewing table of contents, we see where most recent input to these research notes, especially aiding people with copy of an earlier version.

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Version numbers are incremented, as replacement editions of this document are
periodically uploaded various places for convenience of other people who can then pick and choose which of my research efforts they wish to download, and also see if the last version I have uploaded is numbered beyond the last that they downloaded. Original sources, and how the doc is ultimately copied, shared, accessed, hyperlinks sometimes become inoperative, for some people, so I now often upload both Doc and PDF versions, to help with that challenge.

Some chapter headings have # symbol, after date of last update. This means source(s) here have estimates of # drone attacks, persons killed, injured, who are justified targets and who are alleged innocent victims, or collateral damage. Figures vary significantly for many reasons, discussed in Drone Notes. Some chapter headings have $ symbol, after date of last update. This means source(s) here have estimates of cost of drones, taxpayer investments, or what it costs for ordinary people to get into this market. Some chapter headings have ! symbol, after date of last update. This means content here includes what I consider to be: seriously controversial; wild speculation; conspiracy theory; or many people (sometimes including me) have serious doubts of the factual basis. The content can be either the myth, or debunking info. There are multiple areas of dispute, so I may later add to symbol collection to help with that. My general policy on chapter breaks is to try to have no more than two pages for one chapter. When some chapter runs longer than that, I periodically review to see if it can be broken up into something more digestible.

Where in World? (3 Mar 04)
Here, by nation, are links showing how we know Drones operational in those nations, sometimes thanks to other nations, identified.1 Not all of them are military. Drones have many peaceful applications.  Afghanistan2  Afghanistan Attacked by Drones from US, Australia, Britain, Canada, Germany. 3
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http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Afghanistan now has its own drone air force http://americansecurityproject.org/featured-items/2013/asp-fellow-for-asymmetric-operations-joshua-foustwas-featured-in-global-post-discussing-the-promised-delivery-of-a-fleet-of-unmanned-reconnaissanceaircraft-to-the-afghan-air-force/ 3 Afghanistan: See chapter on Statistics in Drone Notes. http://www.factoverfiction.com/article/983 Fact over Fiction has retired, see News & Research. http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/drones-afghan-air-war/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle

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Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Algeria4 Angola5 Argentina6 Armenia7 Australia uses drones purchased from Israel.8

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http://www.middleeastvoices.com/2012/06/at-issue-are-us-drone-strikes-in-south-asia-middle-east-ethical97033/ http://www.mepc.org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print https://dronewarsuk.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ http://americansecurityproject.org/issues/asymmetric-operations/the-strategic-effects-of-a-lethal-dronespolicy/ http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/24/immorality-and-illegality-drone-warfare?newsfeed=true http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1741690/US-drone-debate-may-affect-Australia

Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing
http://www.scribd.com/doc/84993286/Drone-Wars-Briefing-Final2 US Drone in Afghanistan becomes a “runaway” and has to be shot down. http://www.popsci.com/military-aviation-amp-space/article/2009-09/when-drones-go-wild-air-forceshoots-them-down Afghanistan wants their own drones. The USA is not helping, so Afghanistan is shopping around to China, India, Russia, other potential suppliers http://aviationintel.com/2012/10/08/karzai-begging-for-indigenous-aviation-assets-will-go-to-russia-chinaand-india-if-us-does-not-act/ Info about US drones killing in Afghanistan, where permission to access US Government data is uncertain. http://icrac.net/2012/04/2100-page-centcom-report-on-afghan-drone-victims/ See summaries end 2009 2010 in Drone Dates. 4 Algeria http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-obama-drone-20130223,0,7202135.story http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 5 See listing http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 6 Argentina https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 7 Armenia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krunk_UAV http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4296758,00.html http://www.minnpost.com/global-post/2012/10/drone-violence-along-armenian-azerbaijani-border-couldlead-war 8 Australia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles https://dronewarsuk.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-06-08/australias-drone-war-in-afghanistan/4058058 http://www.smh.com.au/national/flying-drones-a-safety-threat-at-airports-20120910-25nds.html http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/09/26/going-mad-with-drones/ http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/drones-option-australia-s-defence-5354204 http://www.dronejournalismlab.org/post/44569802144/drones-set-for-large-scale-commercial-take-off-in According to https://dronewarsuk.wordpress.com/6-who-has-drones-2/ Directory of Who has Drones, per Drone Wars UK, Australia has 8 large Heron drones, manufactured by IAI in Israel. US drones sold to Australia https://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/wsh2013/280.pdf See listing http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Australian forces have deployed Israeli-owned drones in Afghanistan on lease from a Canadian company. http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1741690/US-drone-debate-may-affect-Australia US Drones based in Australia: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-09-03/revealed-us-flew-drone-missions-from-australia/4236306

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org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 12 Belgium https://en.ca/britains-new-drone-squadron/5309232 http://thelincolnite.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk.guardian.theaustralian.html 9 Austria https://dronewarsuk.story Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.defense.wikipedia. Israel and Azerbaijan denied the allegations http://www.wikipedia.html 16 Britain https://en.cfr.uk/uk/2011/jan/16/drones-unmanned-aircraft http://www.php 11 See listing http://blogs.L-4296758.au/national-affairs/aviation-buffs-uncover-us-drone-launches/story-fn59niix1226464279669 See summary end 2010 in Drone Dates.cfr.scribd.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ http://www.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ http://www.cfr.com.co.latimes.gov/news/newsarticle.7340.theage. 5 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .wordpress.4050682.wikipedia.com/doc/84993286/Drone-WarsBriefing-Final2 http://www.theregister.uk/world/2012/oct/24/immorality-and-illegality-drone-warfare?newsfeed=true See summaries end 2008 2009 in Drone Dates.com/2013/02/23/sports/soccer/plans-to-use-drones-during-confederations-cup-inbrazil.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-mini-drone-battlefield-20130204.longwarjournal.com/articles/0.co. Drone finds missing hiker: http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.guardian. with USA weapons conducting spying missions over Iran's shared border with Karabakh.ynetnews.aspx?id=40516 14 See listing http://blogs.com/global-post/2012/10/drone-violence-along-armenian-azerbaijani-border-couldlead-war Azerbaijan allegedly has Israeli drones.cfr.0.cfr.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 13 http://www.minnpost.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://en.com/indepth/opinion/2012/11/2012116114514211617.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 10 Azerbaijan http://blogs. and of course Iran is upset about this.wordpress.aljazeera.13 Botswana14 Brazil15 Britain (United Kingdom)16 http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 15 Brazil https://en.cfr.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ See listing http://blogs.co.co.uk/2012/10/unmanned-drone-squadron-stood-up-at-raf-waddington/ http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.5   Austria9 Azerbaijan10 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations B+ (3 Mar 15)       Belarus11 Belgium12 US Drones over Bosnia.com.au/technology/technology-news/privacy-fears-as-drones-move-into-mainstream20130217-2elcj.html https://www.uk/2012/10/07/uav_challenge_canberra_win/ Paparazzi http://www.org/archives/2012/12/reports_of_israeli_d.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ http://www.00.nytimes.html http://www.globalresearch.

com/news/case+armed+drones+Canada/7175031/story.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 20 Canadian domestic police have drones: http://www.wikipedia. to watch over the upcoming G8 summit there.uk/news/world-africa-13946702 See listing http://blogs.wikipedia. is of a Chinese drone.com/article/us-defense-firm-may-build-arctic-drones-canada http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 22 https://publicintelligence.com/indepth/opinion/2012/11/2012116114514211617.wikipedia.bbc.cfr.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.com/2012/10/18/chinese-take-out-the-red-dragons-growing-air-combat-capability-inpictures/ http://www. 23 Chile https://en.wikipedia.edmontonjournal.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk. https://en.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs. are buying 2 drones @ about 1 million pounds each.cfr.chinadaily.com/chinas-drone-swarms-rise-challenge-us-power173949154.co.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 18 https://publicintelligence.com/news/mind-controlled-drone-china-157/ http://thediplomat.html See summaries end 2008 2009 2010 in Drone Dates.com/2013/03/02/here-comes-chinas-drones/ http://news. 19 Burundi http://www.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ https://en.alaskadispatch.yahoo.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.co.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-21808253 Police in Northern Ireland.htm One of the pictures here. 21 Central African Republic22 Chile23 China (PRC)24 Britain has lost almost 450 military drones in Iraq and Afghanistan http://www.co.bbc.com.wordpress.nydailynews.html.cfr.html 24 China http://india.uk/uk/2013/feb/12/450-british-military-drones-lost http://www. 21 Canada: http://www.theprovince.com/news/Editorial+Rules+police+drones+need+established/7886205/story.cfr.html See listing http://blogs.6        Bulgaria17 Burkino Faso18 Burundi19 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations C+ (3 Mar 13) Canada20 is looking to buy drones which will function in the Arctic.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://europe. China: See Venezuela.com/business/f83a20a35018230cf523e6ac161a0943/china-to-deploy-drones-formarine-surveillance https://rt.com/news/2013-03-01/guest-post-here-comes-chinas-drones 6 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .aljazeera.wordpress.guardian._ylt=A2KJ2UiJ8UBR214APb7QtDMD See listing http://blogs.cn/china/2012-10/21/content_15834940. 17 Bulgaria https://en.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ See summary end 2011 in Drone Dates. which is part of the UK.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ http://www.zerohedge. http://aviationintel.

washingtonpost.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=523292&version=1&template_id=46&parent_id=26 25 Columbia http://blogs.com/latino/news/2012/10/26/colombia-to-develop-its-own-drone-program-to-combatdrug-trafficking/ http://www. http://www. http://abcnews. https://publicintelligence.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Denmark buys drones from USA https://www.com/site/topics/article.pdf 30 https://dronewarsuk.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ http://latino.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.washingtonpost.wikipedia.freedomsphoenix.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 28 Czech Republic https://en.com/u-n-security-council-allows-drones-eastern-congo-180052240.yahoo. which U.stanford.com/indepth/opinion/2012/11/2012116114514211617.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ http://www. including 3 drones.html In the USA. this has created a market demand.cfr.com/world/national-security/drone-crashes-mount-at-civilian-airportsoverseas/2012/11/30/e75a13e4-3a39-11e2-83f9-fb7ac9b29fad_story.cfr.591 According to a post in drone-list (you must be a subscriber to view) https://mailman. or controls.ULXKld5FLQw.7       Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Columbia25 Congo.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.edu/mailman/private/drone-list/2013-February/000498.foxnews.cfr. 7 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . The force will be aided by three surveillance drones.html http://www.htm#. according to: http://www.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.fas.26 Democratic Republic Croatia27 Czech Republic28 Denmark29 Djibouti30 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations E+ (3 Mar 11)  Ecuador31 According to this article.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.html 26 UN wants to use drones to monitor fighting between Congo and Rwanda. the FAA will not permit drones to be flown by people unless they have a commercial pilot’s license. people may crash multi-million $ drones because they do not have a clue about flying procedures.wordpress. 27 Croatia https://en.com/News/123408-2012-11-27-china-unveils-new-killer-drones-aims-themat-russia.com/dangerroom/2012/10/secret-drone-base/ http://www.html The UN will be deploying more forces to the Congo. UN Security Council has approved this. which China is filling.google_plusone_share Thanks to America demonstrating the value of drones. then America blocking sales to other nations. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous has said he hopes will be deployed by the summer.com/world/national-security/remote-us-base-at-core-of-secretoperations/2012/10/25/a26a9392-197a-11e2-bd10-5ff056538b7c_story.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/wsh2013/278.com/US/wireStory/plans-spy-drones-eastern-congo-18305791 http://news.wikipedia.wired.aljazeera. some of China’s killer drones are aimed at Russia: http://www.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5i1Mg8u5k0LNqU8qxGUHVN33C9aQ?docId=CNG.cfr.html?tid=pm_pop https://publicintelligence.8f657e7756ba3cc13598d43a03fa008d.google.go. The intervention would be under the direct operational command of the MONUSCO force commander. In the US military.gulftimes.N.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 29 http://blogs.

scribd.com/doc/84993286/Drone-Wars-Briefing-Final2 https://publicintelligence.chicagotribune.defpro. in combination.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 37 France: http://www.cfr. 35 France.aviationweek.com/2012/10/todays-headlines-and-commentary-285/ https://www. See Europe’s NEURON.html?ref=world 39 Georgia https://en.story http://aviationintel.com/2012/12/03/the-rise-of-the-machineseuropes-neuron-fires-into-the-sky-for-the-first-time/ http://www.aljazeera.aspx?plckBlogId=Blog:27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a01329aef79a7&plckPostId=Blog%3a27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a01329aef79a7Post%3a71b969d2-a785-494b-807b-6071d7fe7794 36 Finland https://en.com/news/details/36390/?SID=438081094585130fe3b3722aa811e392 See listing http://blogs.cfr. http://www.com/2012/10/08/world/middleeast/lebanon-says-israeli-planescircled-its-airspace-for-an-hour.wikipedia.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 33 http://blogs. 38 Gaza see Israel Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.com/article/how-russia-and-georgia-started-drone-arms-race 40 Germany used unmanned aircraft in WW II.pdf 34 See listing http://blogs.wikipedia.com/2012/08/31/ucav-fever-is-spreading/ 8 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Estonia buys drones from USA https://www.0.com/sns-rt-germany-dronesl6e8j3q1c-20120803.scribd. Spain.cfr.alaskadispatch.cfr.lawfareblog. which sometimes act together. Sweden.cfr. Italy.com/indepth/opinion/2012/11/2012116114514211617.8          31 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Egypt32 Estonia33 Ethiopia34 Europe is not a nation.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.cfr. Greece and Switzerland.fas. but a group of nations.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ US flying drones from Ethiopia civilian airport: https://publicintelligence.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 2008 Drone War between Georgia and Russia http://www.nytimes.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/wsh2013/278.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs. 35 Finland36 France and French Army Drones37 Gaza38 Georgia39 Germany40 Ecuador http://www.wikipedia.html 32 See listing http://blogs. http://aviationintel.com/Blogs.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter. have developed the NEURON.net/u-s-flying-drone-missions-from-civilian-airport-in-ethiopia/ https://publicintelligence.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.6479969.com/doc/84993286/Drone-WarsBriefing-Final2 http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://en. a stealth drone.

org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ See Europe’s NEURON.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 45 Indonesia https://en.cassidian.com/2013/03/04/us/new-york-drone-report/index.com/opinion/columns/index.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles https://www.nbcnews.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://english.org/2013/03/opisrael-archive.haaretz.00.de/national/20130125-47549.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk. in Hong Kong.wikipedia. See picture # six.ssf/2012/10/america_should_brace_for_blowb.com/technology/futureoftech/are-laser-firing-drones-weed-killers-future-795307 http://www.htm 9 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .silive.cnn. 2010: Iran displays one of their drones during Army Day celebrations. 46 https://en.isn.farsnews.wordpress.html http://www.com/articles/0. due to medical helicopter drones used to deliver medical supplies in mountainous regions where nothing else can land or take off.com/2013/03/11/companies-making-drones_n_2849569.wordpress.ethz. http://www. April 18. http://www.mb.9       Greece41 Hong Kong42 Hungary43 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations I+ (3 Mar 19) India44 Indonesia45 Iran had Drones before US started using them over Iran. See listing http://blogs.aspx?ID=1065926989 https://dronewarsuk.html http://www.462262 http://www.L-4276196.com/newstext.presstv.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://en.ch/isn/Digital-Library/Publications/Detail/?lng=en&id=159707 See summaries end 2008 2009 in Drone Dates.ph/articles/372086/age-of-drone-and-robots 46 Iran – March 2013 I started Drone Iran.cfr.org/articles/2012/aug2012/dron-a16.huffingtonpost.shtml http://www.ir/detail/2012/11/03/270194/iran-builds-worlds-first-vtol-drone/ http://cryptome.cfr.7340.html?hpt=hp_t2 http://www.thelocal.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.com.php?nn=9107146918 Iran claims first VTOL drone (vertical take off and landing) which I know is bogus.wikipedia.ynetnews.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 44 India: http://www. See listing http://blogs.janes. manufactures drones.com/products/janes/defence-security-report.wikipedia.cfr.cfr.wsws.com/2012/10/16/iran-drones-israel_n_1970868.wikipedia.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ 41 Greece https://en.html 43 See listing http://blogs.wikipedia.html http://www. to try to keep track of a high volume of incidents.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ See summary end 2012 in Drone Dates.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk.wordpress.com/news/middle-east/top-iran-official-says-tehran-to-fit-self-made-long-range-dronewith-missiles-1.huffingtonpost. See listing http://blogs.com/en_US/web/guest/first-sensor-test-flight-of-euro-hawk-successfullyaccomplished http://www.html See chapter on Hezbollah use of drones. 42 DJI company.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ http://www. according to http://www.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ https://en.cfr.

org/wiki/Ghods_Saeghe http://en.org/issues/asymmetric-operations/the-strategic-effects-of-a-lethal-dronespolicy/ https://dronewarsuk.com/6-who-has-drones-2/ Directory of Who has Drones.wikipedia.com/2012/06/at-issue-are-us-drone-strikes-in-south-asia-middle-east-ethical97033/ http://americansecurityproject.ie/news/rise-of-the-drones-29088035.com/site/topics/article.48 Ireland49 Israel started using Drones after the 1973 Yom Kippur War.org/wiki/Shahed_129 http://en. Drones are also built in Ireland. and Drone Notes chapter on “Hacker and Malware Concerns” Azerbaijan allegedly has Israeli drones.org/wiki/Ghods_Mohajer http://en.wikipedia.factoverfiction. see News & Research.org/news/article/2013/03/04/3120936/israeli-drones-play-ever-larger-role-in-idf According to https://dronewarsuk.ir/en/news/10521 See Dec 2012 in Drone Dates (time line).org/wiki/Karrar_(UCAV) http://en. moved to Drone Iran.html 48 Iraq: See chapter on Statistics in Drone Notes. per Drone Wars UK.wikipedia. See summaries end 2009 2010 in Drone Dates.middleeastvoices.org/archives/2012/12/reports_of_israeli_d.php This next link now appears to be broken: http://www.wikipedia.com/article/983 Fact over Fiction has retired.50 Iranian "Small Scale" Drones : http://en.html The Irish Aviation Authority confirmed that it has licensed eight users to operate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or remotely piloted aircraft systems.longwarjournal.wikipedia.wordpress.com/2012/10/23/riding-the-thermals-inside-hizballahs-drone-mostly-hot-air/ http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle http://www.html http://world. for more info about this claim.com/20121231_more-hermes-900-drones-for-idf. manufactured by IAI in Israel. http://www. All weigh less than 150kg.jta. Israel is selling drones in Asia and Latin America.barackobama.time. Also see Venezuela here. according to: http://www. https://en.10     Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM US Drones over Iran overhead at least since 2010. 50 Israel: http://defense-update. Australia has 8 large Heron drones.wikipedia.washingtonpost. and of course Iran is upset about this.org/wiki/Sofreh_Mahi 47 US drones captured by Iran: http://www. Israel and Azerbaijan denied the allegations http://www.47 US Drone Attacks in Iraq.org/wiki/Ghods_Ababil http://en.herald.gulftimes.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=523292&version=1&template_id=46&parent_id=26 10 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ 49 Ireland: http://www.wordpress. with USA weapons conducting spying missions over Iran's shared border with Karabakh.com/world/national-security/us-sees-intelligence-surge-as-boost-toconfidence/2012/04/07/gIQAlCha2S_story.

foxnews.cfr. with USA weapons conducting spying missions over Iran's shared border with Karabakh. against Israel.debka.  Italy52 And: http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ which says USA and Israel are primary exporters of drones.wikipedia. See Hezbollah chapter after nations listed. no.com/article/SB10001424052702303395604577432323658176792.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 51 http://americansecurityproject.wordpress. American Security Project (ASP)51 provides a reference on Israel use of drones in Palestine. by the Iran-backed Lebanese militia Hezbollah. ASP Assessment: Paper is very specific to IHL.nationalterroralert.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ Israel is developing a stealth drone.org/archives/2012/12/reports_of_israeli_d.com/2013/02/23/sports/soccer/plans-to-use-drones-during-confederations-cup-inbrazil.nytimes.com/world/2012/10/06/israel-shoots-down-unpiloted-aircraft-reports-say/ See listing http://blogs.wsj. 21-42. each country seeks to reinterpret IHL in such a manner that it may continue to pursue its political agenda by its preferred means. https://dronewarsuk.longwarjournal.php Israel shoots down a drone.html See summaries end 2010 2011 2012 in Drone Dates. Hajjar argues that neither country actually ignores IHL. Azerbaijan allegedly has Israeli drones. but is difficult to relate directly to US drone programs. Rather.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 11 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . Hajjar.html See listing http://blogs.aljazeera. origin unknown.” Journal of Palestine Studies. for now. http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://online.com/2012/12/03/israel-developing-a-stealth-ucav/ https://en.html https://www.com/2012/10/06/israel-shoots-down-unpiloted-aircraft-reports-say/ http://www. pp.com/2012/10/16/iran-drones-israel_n_1970868. Hajjar’s paper offers a comparative examination of how Israeli and US policies in their wars on terror decant from traditional norms and international humanitarian law (IHL). Israel and Azerbaijan denied the allegations http://www.com/indepth/opinion/2012/11/2012116114514211617. http://aviationintel. Using the second intifada and the current US war on terror as examples. They will need one to go after Iran.html http://www. They do know it did not launch from Gaza. L. There have been drones launched in the past.com/article/22416/ http://www.huffingtonpost.11 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM See chapter on Hezbollah use of drones. See chapter on Palestine joining the UN with less than full member status. Israel radio reported that it appeared to be an intelligence gathering drone. vol.org/issues/asymmetric-operations/the-strategic-effects-of-a-lethal-dronespolicy/drone-information-sources-annotated-bibliography/ 52 Italy: https://en. 1. 2006. It is most useful in understanding IHL in relation to any policy that may endorse targeted killings. and of course Iran is upset about this. 36.cfr.wikipedia. but broad in regards to policies. “International Humanitarian Law and “Wars on Terror: A Comparative Analysis of Israeli and American Doctrines and Policies.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle https://en.

scribd. 58 Korea.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 54 Japan https://en.wikipedia.html See summary end 2012 in Drone Dates.story https://publicintelligence.com/content/u_moves_to_sell_spy_drones_to_south_korea/1572398.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ See listing http://blogs.com/news/sns-rt-us-kenya-usa-militarybre86k0h0-20120721.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter. South http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 57 Kenya http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Lebanon buys drones from USA https://www.wordpress.cfr.wikipedia. see South Korea58 Kuwait59 Nations L+ (3 Mar 18)     Latvia60 Lebanon61 Lesotho62 Libya. The USA has exported them to Kuwait.com/hardware-features/56852-robot-fails-to-complete-japanese-nuke-plant-mission 55 https://en.dronejournalismlab.12  Ivory Coast53 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations J+ (3 Feb 24)       Japan54 Jordan55 Kazakhstan56 Kenya57 Korea.63 https://dronewarsuk.pdf See chapter on Hezbollah use of drones.cfr.voanews.cfr.tgdaily.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 56 See listing http://blogs. South.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Crop Dusting by Drones in Japan http://www.gov/about/initiatives/uas/media/UAS_FACT_Sheet.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/wsh2013/278. 59 See Cruise Missile in Drone Terms. Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.wordpress. 62 Lesotho Lesotho Medical Rescue http://matternet.net/2011/08/22/lesotho/ 12 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .pdf Drones and Robots attempt to do some cleanup at Fukushima http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.fas. 53 See listing http://blogs.2844488. 60 Latvia https://en.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 61 Lebanon https://dronewarsuk.0.faa.chicagotribune.com/doc/84993286/Drone-Wars-Briefing-Final2 See Europe’s NEURON.org/post/44561302250/drone-journalism-off-the-ground-in-italy See summary end 2010 in Drone Dates.wikipedia.cfr.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ http://www.

aspx?ID=1065929426 http://www.com/story/BC-World-Briefly-102312 http://www. According to a Dec 2012 report by HRF = www.org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.scribd.cfr.humanrightsfirst.reuters. Also see allegations in UN investigation launched Jan 24 2013.wordpress.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Libya during the over-throw of Quadaffi http://www. 68 Mexico See listing http://blogs. with the knowledge of Libyan government what they doing -> anti-aircraft fire against the drones. 67 https://publicintelligence.com/products/Global-Insight/industry-economic-report. http://www.com/doc/84993286/Drone-Wars-Briefing-Final2 Libya after US ambassador killed in attacks under cover of protests against a film http://www.13  Lithuania64 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations M+ (3 Mar 18)      63 Malaysia65 Mali66 Mauritania67 Mexico68 Morocco69 Libya before overthrow of Qadaffi See listing http://blogs.mexican.cfr.html See summary end 2010 in Drone Dates. see News & Research.com/2013/03/17/libyan-drones-take-to-skies-for-first-time/ 64 See listing http://blogs.html?isap=1&nav=5033 http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 66 France and USA send drones into Mali http://www.com/article/obama-deploys-u-s-predator-drones-to-north-africa https://publicintelligence.drone/index.nujournal.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 13 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ https://en.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles Mexico military drone crashes in USA http://www.cfr.ph/articles/372086/age-of-drone-and-robots See listing http://blogs.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://www.cnn.cfr.ihs. referenced in Drone Dates and Drone Scribd.detail/id/260107/France-to-send-drones-to-Maliregion.com/article/2012/09/14/us-protests-libya-airport-idUSBRE88D0PJ20120914 US drones over the city. 69 See listing http://blogs.wikipedia.com/article/983 Fact over Fiction has retired.libyaherald.factoverfiction.com/page/content.com.mb. attributed to some groups. Here is a confirmation: http://www. maybe not yet confirmed -> airport closed There is an air base in Libya used by US and France for operations in Mali.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.examiner.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk.thehawkeye.wikipedia.cfr.mepc.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 65 Malaysia https://en.org Libya already has their own drones.com/2010/US/12/17/texas. https://publicintelligence.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.

78 Nepal http://www. are not the same people.cfr.wordpress.aspx?ID=119361 https://publicintelligence.com/Science_News/Technology/2013/03/18/Dutch-question-police-use-ofdrones/UPI-95391363614754/ 72 New Zealand http://www.au/technology/sci-tech/nepal-launches-drones-to-combat-poachers-2012062120pd9.smh.nytimes.washingtonpost.com/article/obama-deploys-u-s-predator-drones-to-north-africa http://www.examiner. http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles I have had Pakistan on my list of nations with domestic drones for some time. Statistics.wikipedia.cfr. in Drone Notes.70 Netherlands71 New Zealand72 Niger73 Nigeria74 Norway75 Oman76 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations P+ (3 Mar 10) Pakistan has drones independently of the ones USA using in attacks there. See summaries end 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 in Drone Dates.ph/articles/372086/age-of-drone-and-robots 71 Netherlands https://en. Pakistan.com/2013/02/23/world/africa/in-niger-us-troops-set-up-drone-base.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://publicintelligence.com/category/projects/drone-data/ http://dawn.mb. 75 Norway https://en.14          70 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Nepal uses drones to catch poachers. some Pakistan drones will kill some US friends.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.com.defense. yet this article seems to indicate that Pakistan getting armed drones is a new surprise for the author.wikipedia.co.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.com/2012/09/28/pakistan-endorses-drones-rejects-method-khar/ https://dronewarsuk.gov/the-press-office/2013/02/22/letter-president-concerning-niger http://www.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.nzherald.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 76 See Cruise Missile in Drone Terms.upi.gov/News/NewsArticle. Also: http://www. See chapters on International Law implications in Drone Scribd. 78 Pakistan: See chapters on Maps.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.html http://www.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10868674 https://en.com/article/983 Fact over Fiction has retired.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Dutch police http://www.wikipedia.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 73 Niger https://www.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ 14 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .cfr.nz/nz/news/article.com.77 US Drone Attacks in Pakistan. That is one reason for US slowing Pakistan development.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs. when Pakistan has similar technology.html We all should know that Pakistan’s enemies and US enemies only overlap. http://www.whitehouse. 74 Nigeria See listing http://blogs. 77 https://en. International Law. Just as some US drones kill Pakistan friends.cfr.com/business/pakistan-racing-todevelop-armed-drones-but-lacks-key-technology-china-offers-help/2012/11/17/e2f293e6-30eb-11e2-af1767abba0676e2_story.factoverfiction. The USA has exported them to Oman. see News & Research.html http://www.thebureauinvestigates.

scribd.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://www.com/article/20120929/OPINION02/309290019/Obama-s-furtive-drone-war-goesunchallenged?odyssey=nav|head http://americansecurityproject.com/2012/09/todays-headlines-and-commentary-279/ http://www.alaskadispatch.wikipedia.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ See chapter on Hezbollah use of drones.dailytimes.asp?id=175816 http://www.15         Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Palestine79 – Also see Israel.wikipedia.cfr.wordpress.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 2008 Drone War between Russia and Georgia http://www.middleeastvoices. http://aviationintel.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 84 https://en.com/2012/08/31/ucav-fever-is-spreading/ See listing http://blogs.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 81 Peru https://en.com. See chapter on Palestine becoming #194 member of UN.go.wikipedia. 80 See listing http://blogs.pk/default.com/doc/84993286/Drone-WarsBriefing-Final2 79 https://dronewarsuk.com/blogs/politics/2012/09/drone-strikes-in-pakistan-damaging-and-counterproductivestudy-finds/ http://www.com/doc/86681294/Pakistan-Has-Drones-That-Save-Lives Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.net.cfr.cfm?id=drones-accelerate-archaeological-si-12-12-31 82 Philippines https://en.org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print http://abcnews.newsleader.au/news/2012-07-09/an-philippines-us-drone/4119604 83 Poland http://aviationintel.wikipedia.mepc. Panama80 Peru81 Philippines82 Poland83 Portugal84 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations R+ (2 Nov 30) Romania85 Russia86 http://pakobserver.cfr.asp?page=2012\09\04\story_4-9-2012_pg3_5 http://www.com/2012/06/at-issue-are-us-drone-strikes-in-south-asia-middle-east-ethical97033/ http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 86 Russia: See Venezuela.com/2012/08/31/ucav-fever-is-spreading/ See listing http://blogs.cfr.cfr.org/issues/asymmetric-operations/the-strategic-effects-of-a-lethal-dronespolicy/ http://world.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Did the USA do a drone strike in the Philippines in 2006? http://www.abc.com/podcast/episode.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.net/detailnews.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 85 Romania https://en.com/article/how-russia-and-georgia-started-drone-arms-race 15 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://en.scribd.lawfareblog.scientificamerican.com/2012/10/23/drones-a-non-issue-in-u-s-presidential-debate-riles-pakistan/ http://www.time.

org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 93 See listing http://blogs.ULXKld5FLQw. some of China’s killer dron es are aimed at Russia: http://www.wordpress. or controls.htm#.nytimes.com/News/123408-2012-11-27-china-unveils-new-killer-drones-aims-themat-russia.8f657e7756ba3cc13598d43a03fa008d.wikipedia.washingtonpost.95 According to this article.591 88 https://publicintelligence. http://www.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 95 Somalia: See Drone Notes chapter on Statistics. see News & Research.cfr.com/2012/06/16/world/obama-admits-us-fight-of-al-qaeda-has-extended-to-somaliaand-yemen.php http://www. the88 Saudi Arabia89 Serbia90 Seychelles91 Singapore92 Slovakia93 Slovenia94 US Drone Attacks in Somalia.com/blogs/erik-wemple/wp/2013/02/06/new-york-times-broke-informalarrangement-on-drones/ 90 Serbia https://en.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.thebureauinvestigates.cfr.wordpress.com/category/projects/drone-data/ https://dronewarsuk.org/issues/asymmetric-operations/the-strategic-effects-of-a-lethal-dronespolicy/ http://www.factoverfiction.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs. In the US military.wikipedia. http://www.freedomsphoenix. 89 Saudi Arabia has a base for US drones.washingtonpost.com/news/article/CIA-operates-drone-base-in-Saudi-Arabia-4254146.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 94 Slovenia https://en. 92 Singapore https://en.com/2012/06/at-issue-are-us-drone-strikes-in-south-asia-middle-east-ethical97033/ http://www. http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.seattlepi.org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print 16 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . the FAA will not permit drones to be flown by people unless they have a commercial pilot’s license.16          Ruwanda87 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations S+ (3 Feb 26) Sahara.google.cfr.html?tid=pm_pop Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5i1Mg8u5k0LNqU8qxGUHVN33C9aQ?docId=CNG.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ https://www.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.com/article/983 Fact over Fiction has retired.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ In the USA. http://www. people may crash multi-million $ drones because they do not have a clue about flying procedures.middleeastvoices.mepc. http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 91 https://dronewarsuk.google_plusone_share 87 UN wants to use drones to monitor fighting between Congo and Rwanda.com/world/national-security/drone-crashes-mount-at-civilian-airportsoverseas/2012/11/30/e75a13e4-3a39-11e2-83f9-fb7ac9b29fad_story.html?_r=1 http://americansecurityproject.wikipedia.

com/dangerroom/2012/10/secret-drone-base/ Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.html http://www.com/news/world/story/2012-08-03/clinton-sudan/56727774/1 https://publicintelligence. Republic of See listing http://blogs.net.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Syria See listing http://blogs.com/dangerroom/2012/08/somalia-drones/ http://www.usatoday.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ https://en.wordpress. The US is blatantly violating the agreement the US helped craft. because there have been a LOT of other articles about this.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter. See Europe’s NEURON.lawfareblog.wikipedia. South102 Sweden103 Switzerland104 Syrian government uses drone attack on Syrian Civilians.cfr.wired. 96 http://www.voanews.cfr.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ See Europe’s NEURON.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.cfr.wikipedia.com/dangerroom/2012/06/drones-south-america/ 100 Spain https://en.com/content/u_moves_to_sell_spy_drones_to_south_korea/1572398. and now the US is in violation of that UN agreement. but the US is not applying for them.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 98 South Korea.au/news/2012-06-12/52-killed-in-syria-as-troops-pound-rebels-strongholds/4064990 17 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .wikipedia.com/doc/84993286/Drone-WarsBriefing-Final2 https://publicintelligence. 103 Sweden https://en. http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 101 See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 102 Sudan.org/blog/secrecy/2012/07/somalia_arms.cfr. 105 http://www.foxnews.com/news/world/story/2012-08-03/clinton-sudan/56727774/1 97 South Africa https://en. South98 US Drones to South America99 Spain100 Sri Lanka101 US Drone use in Sudan.105 Here is an article entitled “American’s secret war in Africa” which really means Somalia. see Korea.fas.scribd.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.com/2012/06/proxy-detention-in-somalia-and-the-detention-drone-tradeoff/ The USA helped the UN establish an arms embargo to Somalia 20 years ago.wikipedia.wired. 104 Switzerland https://en. https://www. before they stumbled over it.wikipedia.usatoday.com/tech/2012/10/09/korea-developing-kamikaze-attack-drone/ http://www.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://dronewarsuk. in the context of the article … I guess it was secret from the people who wrote the articl e.wired.abc. which allows for nations to get exemptions.17           Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Uganda Drone attacks in Somalia96 South Africa97 South Korea.html 99 http://www.cfr.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.cfr. South http://www.cfr.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://www.

org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 110 See listing http://blogs.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ See listing http://blogs.cfr.uk/news/world-africa-13946702 https://publicintelligence.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 108 http://www.0.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ https://en. http://www.6933108.cfr.chicagotribune.usatoday.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://www.cfr.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 18 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . see Somalia http://www.wordpress.fas.ph/articles/372086/age-of-drone-and-robots 109 Thailand https://en.com/article/20130304/DEFREG01/303040018/Turkey-Buy-10-Locally-MadeAnka-Drones?odyssey=nav|head Turkey wants to use US military drones against militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.story 116 See listing http://blogs.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/wsh2013/278.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 112 Turkey https://dronewarsuk.story See listing http://blogs.106 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations T+ (3 Feb 24)            106 107 Taiwan107 Tanzania108 Thailand109 Trinidad and Tobago110 Tunisia111 Turkey112 Nations U+ (3 Feb 24) Uganda113 UK see Britain Ukraine114 United Arab Emirates115 (UAE) United Arab Republics116 http://www.mb.cfr.com/dangerroom/2012/07/syria-drones/ Taiwan https://en.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 111 Tunisia https://en.wikipedia.com/news/sns-rt-us-kenya-usa-militarybre86k0h0-20120721.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles http://www.thenews.com/news/world/story/2012-08-03/clinton-sudan/56727774/1 http://www.reuters.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ 115 https://en.com/business/la-fi-predator-drone-sale-20130223.cfr.wikipedia.0.com.18  Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Syria uses Iranian-made drones.wikipedia.pdf http://www.wired.cfr. 114 See listing http://blogs.pk/article-72521-Use-of-Shamsi-for-drones-had-a-Pak-nod http://www. 113 Uganda.cfr.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles See listing http://blogs.eurasianet.defensenews.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ Uganda buys drones from USA https://www.bbc.co.com.2844488.cfr.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.latimes.info/2012/06/27/flying-blind-why-armed-drones-may-detract-from-turkish-security/ See summaries end 2011 2012 in Drone Dates.com/article/2013/02/18/us-emirates-drones-idUSBRE91H0AY20130218 http://www.wikipedia.wikipedia.org/node/65614 http://www.e-ir.

html http://americansecurityproject.273634.com/2012/06/16/world/obama-admits-us-fight-of-al-qaeda-has-extended-to-somaliaand-yemen.com/world/national-security/yemeni-president-acknowledges-approving-usdrone-strikes/2012/09/29/09bec2ae-0a56-11e2-afff-d6c7f20a83bf_story. The USA used Drones in the Vietnam War.html http://www. http://www.cfr.php http://www. see News & Research.scribd. http://icrac. Iran.longwarjournal.mepc.121 (1960’s-1970’s) US Drone Attacks in Yemen.thebureauinvestigates.cnn. https://www.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles Iran claims to capture US drones: http://www.factoverfiction.wordpress.chicagotribune.scribd.com/2012/10/quicktake-drones-sometimes-kill-the-wrong-peoplegregory-johnsen41579/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+middleeastvoices%2Ffull feed+%28Middle+East+Voices+-+Full+Feed%29 Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www. including: Maps.122 USA: Prominent in all my Drone documents.0.net/2012/03/robot-wars-documentary/ https://en. and other countries.com/news/sns-rt-us-venezuela-iran-dronebre85d14n20120614.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ which says USA and Israel are primary exporters of drones.wired.wikipedia.net/us-air-force-uas-mishaps-1997-2011/ See listing http://blogs. according to their President. International Law.com/2012/06/14/opinion/how-drones-help-al-qaeda. https://dronewarsuk. with help from China.com/story/18783048/chavez-venezuela-making-drones-assembling-rifles 119 http://www.ir/en/news/10521 See Dec 2012 in Drone Dates (time line) for more info about this claim.story 120 https://en. Also see International Law in Drone Scribd.wikipedia. for now.com/2012/06/11/opinion/bergen-yemen-drone-war/index.org/wiki/List_of_unmanned_aerial_vehicles 121 https://en.119 Vietnam. See many chapters of Drone Notes.nytimes.wandtv.washingtonpost.org/multimedia/Yemen/code/Yemen-strike.com/2012/06/at-issue-are-us-drone-strikes-in-south-asia-middle-east-ethical97033/ http://www.wikipedia.com/dangerroom/2012/10/secret-drone-base/ http://middleeastvoices.middleeastvoices.120 independently of US in Vietnam War.barackobama. See summaries end 2011 2012 in Drone Dates.html http://www.com/article/983 Fact over Fiction has retired.com/doc/84993286/Drone-WarsBriefing-Final2 http://www.org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print http://www.voanews. 118 http://www.foreignaffairs.net/dod-uas-inventory-through-2017/ Lists of USAF drone official mishaps (not including those still a secret): https://publicintelligence.com/doc/84993286/Drone-WarsBriefing-Final2 Al Jazeera “Fault Lines” series looks at US use of drones and robotic weaponry.nytimes.html?_r=1 http://www.19      117 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM United States of America117 Venezuela is using Drones made in Russia118 Venezuela is building its own drones. Inventory of US military drones: https://publicintelligence.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle 122 Yemen: See chapter on Statistics in Drone Notes.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ Introduction to Drone Wars UK Briefing http://www.com/articles/137760/christopher-swift/the-drone-blowback-fallacy 19 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .org/issues/asymmetric-operations/the-strategic-effects-of-a-lethal-dronespolicy/ http://www.com/category/projects/drone-data/ https://www. Russia. Statistics.

We also have robot drones in outer space. Non-Nations and Terrorists with Drones (2 Oct 08) I address potential developing threats in my Drone Notes. https://www.washingtonpost.com/2012/12/the-washington-post-on-drones-and-civilian-casualties-in-yemen/ http://www. UN wants to use drones to monitor fighting between Congo and Rwanda . Typically there is one person piloting the thing. which will be operated by the Yemeni government. was at the request of the Yemen government. http://main.com/dangerroom/2012/11/yemen-spy-planes/ https://publicintelligence.org/2012/07/06/156367047/yemen-airstrikes-punish-militants-andcivilians?sc=17&f=1001 https://www.8f657e7756ba3cc13598d43a03fa008d. http://www. to help try to avoid collisions.591 20 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . 123 http://www. Also note Drone Issues.npr. I do not know how they get landing permission. on and under the sea. like man operated aircraft. most drones are not weaponized. and another observer watching what is all around the drone. Those kinds can refuel in mid-air. the FBI arrested an individual in the US on charges that he planned to crash radio-controlled unmanned airplanes loaded with explosives into the U.npr.om/node/100875 The Yemen government is making it very difficult to get good counts of how many killed by US drones.S. The military also operates drones on the ground. Capitol and the Pentagon. using some internally loaded programming. According to GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July. Many drones are operated by someone on the ground who can see the drone involved. http://www. Some drones are operated by another person in a manned chase plane. Some are now self-operated. and they can also land on air craft carriers.google. US military statistics indicate that only 4-5% of US military drones carry weapons.wordpress.html The USA is buying a fleet of spy planes.org/2012/05/17/152854335/why-the-u-s-is-aggressively-targeting-yemen https://dronewarsuk.lawfareblog.123 So add UN to the list of non-nations with drones.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5i1Mg8u5k0LNqU8qxGUHVN33C9aQ?docId=CNG. and define some of them in Drone Terms.com/world/middle_east/when-us-drones-kill-civilians-yemens-governmenttries-to-conceal-it/2012/12/24/bd4d7ac2-486d-11e2-8af9-9b50cb4605a7_story. which tells them what to do.  Sep 2011. seeing what it can see. Drones are not all operated by some person at some remote site. Most drones in the skies are used for surveillance.wired.com/2012/09/06/a-century-of-drone-crashes/ Some US Drone Usage in Yemen.20 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Contrary to a common misconception.omanobserver. since air craft carriers are often quite busy with man operated flights.net/us-drones-in-africa/ Also see Africa Drone Attacks chapter.

usnews.L-4293342.html 131 https://www.wsj. There was a story in the news in October 2012 about a drone over Israel. failed.  Hezbollah is one terrorist organization which has acquired and used UAV technology to date.slate.com/opinion/102606-the-collapse-of-iron-dome 125 http://www.newsday.haaretz.ynetnews.silive.126 Lawfare points at some of the early reports.time.com/opinion/the-real-purpose-of-the-hezbollah-drone. which Israel did not notice.com/article/SB10000872396390443294904578042861902724622. Now that Israel has the crashed evidence.com/news/articles/2012/10/30/new-iranian-surveillance-drones-likely-expert-says 126 http://www.21 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Hezbollah drones (2 Oct 29) According to GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July.134 and Salman Masood of the New York Times135 on the protests.128 Bloomberg129 with Israel’s remarks.com/articles/0.premium-1.472441 http://www. tried to hack it down.com/2012/10/07/world/meast/israel-downed-drone/ 133 See Oct 2012 in Drone Dates. Thousands of people involved in this protest.00.4166799 http://www.nytimes.com/news/2012-10-07/israel-says-drone-origin-being-probed-amid-hezbollahlink-report.124 Iran claims to have pictures of Israeli military bases. 124 http://www. the New York Times story on Israel’s flyover131. they find that some of the on-board equipment was made in Germany.com/International/wireStory/pakistan-motorcade-protesting-us-drones-sets-off17412632#. 2012 QUOTE127 Over the weekend. 134 http://abcnews.html 130 http://online.com/2012/10/23/riding-the-thermals-inside-hizballahs-drone-mostly-hot-air/ http://www.html 129 http://www.com/indepth/opinion/2012/10/20121017145040613579. Here’s Ishtiaq Mahsud of the AP.aljazeera. Here’s John Villasenor over at Slate on the news’ implications. Israel announced that it had shot down a drone that had penetrated its airspace. 125 Both Iran and Hezbollah claim to have sent other drones over Israel. so then they shot it down.com/opinion/columns/index.cnn.lawfareblog.com/news/world/report-iran-has-drone-pictures-of-israeli-bases-1.bloomberg. did not react to.go.html http://world. The Oct 6 drone incursion was subsequently traced to Hezbollah.html 127 http://www.7340.ssf/2012/10/america_should_brace_for_blowb. Oct 8.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/10/07/israel_shoots_down_drone_that_may_have_been_ma de_by_iran_launched_from_lebanon_. where Israel thought it was from Iran.UHLOVlLXeyE 21 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . and Guy Azriel of CNN with video of the drone being shot down:132 Speaking of drones. taken by the crashed drone.html http://tehrantimes.com/2012/10/todays-headlines-and-commentary-285/ 128 http://www.html?ref=world 132 http://www.com/2012/10/08/world/middleeast/lebanon-says-israeli-planes-circled-its-airspacefor-an-hour. the AP on Israel’s flyover over Lebanon in response130. there’s a protest underway led by Pakistani politician Imram Khan along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border133.

drone strike policy in Pakistan.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050983096555370.html?mod=googlenews _wsj 141 http://www.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/10/07/israel_shoots_down_drone_that_may_have_been_ma de_by_iran_launched_from_lebanon_. UNQUOTE 135 https://www.com/2012/10/08/world/asia/in-pakistan-drone-protest-led-by-imran-khan-takesdetour-for-safety. Oct 12.org/2012/10/06/162395399/u-s-drones-navigate-murky-legal-path-in-pakistan 137 http://www. as a major success for the Shiite group.html?ref=world 136 https://www. ability to detect hostile drones. the death toll was 18.nytimes.com/Defense/Article. and other dimensions.html?_r=2&ref=world& 143 http://www.aspx?id=287487 142 New York Times https://www.wsj.slate.S.136 UNQUOTE The Slate article raises important questions about the ability of Israel.jpost.com/2012/10/12/world/middleeast/hassan-nasrallah-sayshezbollah-flew-iranian-designed-drone-into-israel. if local officialdom agrees the killed were insurgents.139 Hezbollah officials acknowledged that the drone that Israel shot down last weekend was theirs. which he said used an Iranian drone assembled in Lebanon.jpost.aspx?id=287487 144 http://www. or any nation for that matter.com/Defense/Article.nytimes.143 Slate said the drone was shot down by an Israeli fighter jet air to air missile.slate.npr.22 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Here’s NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston’s latest report on U.html 138 http://www.html?mod=googlenews _wsj 22 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .wsj.html 145 http://online. 140 the Jerusalem Post141 and the Times142 on the subject. 140 Wall Street Journal http://online. Here’s the Journal. UNQUOTE The Jerusalem Post said the drone was shot down with a Patriot surface to air missile. before they do any harm.lawfareblog.com/2012/10/todays-headlines-and-commentary-289/ 139 As with all such news.137 According to Lawfare. we won’t know until much later coverage. 2012 QUOTE145 Hezbollah leader Seyed Hassan Nasrallah characterized the reconnaissance operation.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/10/07/israel_shoots_down_drone_that_may_have_been_ma de_by_iran_launched_from_lebanon_. 2012 QUOTE138 There was a drone strike yesterday that killed 18 insurgents yesterday along the Afghan-Pakistan border.com/article/SB10000872396390443749204578050983096555370. and intercept them.144 The Wall Street Journal wrote Oct 11.

0. and been told that the USA does not believe they need any permission from nations of the Caribbean for this activity.com/military-aviation-amp-space/article/2009-09/no-nuke-or-space-military-botspleads-arms-control-committee 153 US Drone military bases.usatoday.146 Caribbean has US drones surveillance vs.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-drugs-caribbean-20120623. that is an act of war.lawfareblog.com/news/2013-01-28/here-come-drones-or-true-reason-mali-incursion http://www. Drone Terms.com/2013/01/the-end-of-war-a-recent-timeline/ http://www.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-drugs-caribbean-20120623.zerohedge. while promoting the spread of peaceful uses of 146 147 http://www. when it was attacked by the Iranian Air Force.latimes. 151 Outer Space (2 Dec 02) We might not have them there yet.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=32304&Itemid=86 149 http://www.23 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM International Airspace Waters etc.com/story/news/world/2012/11/08/us-drone/1692479/ http://aviationintel. Drone Notes. which seeks to limit the spread of nuclear weapons. suspected drug smuggling. in support of NATO and other alliances. fighting in multiple nations of a region: https://www.globalresearch. 150 US officials say that it is an act of war for Iran to attack US drones.popsci. A US drone was operating 16 miles from Iran’s coast.story Caribbean http://www. an area the USA claims to be International Airspace.latimes.examiner.presstv.3135494.com/2012/08/14/predator-vs-foxbat-the-future-of-air-to-air-combat-via-drone-beganalmost-a-decade-ago/ 150 http://www.149 Iran says that for the USA to fly a drone through their air space.com/2013/01/29/us/us-plans-base-for-surveillance-drones-in-northwest-africa.ir/detail/2012/11/10/271423/us-drone-in-iran-act-of-provocation/ 151 http://www. but there is discussion of possibilities. (2 Nov 10)   US Drones over the Bahamas.152 Regions and Continents (3 Jan 29)  Africa153 Non-Proliferation Treaties (2 Oct 08) More info about International Law is in: Drone Scribd.html http://www.com/article/krauthammer-today-iran-hits-a-drone-tomorrow-a-plane-with-a-pilotit 152 http://www.story 148 http://www.ca/american-drones-over-africa-new-us-military-bases-in-west-africa/5321454 23 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . Other countries consider the relevant distance to be much smaller. Most people are aware of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.com/index.147 Nations of the region have asked the USA for clarification.thenassauguardian.com/2012/11/08/iranian-su-25s-fire-on-predator-flying-over-the-persian-gulf/ http://aviationintel.nytimes.0.3135494. Some countries think 200 miles off their shores is part of their nation.148 There is also some finger pointing going on between politicians.

There are similar treaties for the chemical and biological WMD. in Drone Terms. Nuclear Drone. WMD.  See: Cruise Missiles. South  Luxembourg  Netherlands  Norway  Poland  Portugal  Russia  South Africa  Spain  Sweden  Switzerland  Turkey 154 See GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July from http://www.gov/assets/600/593131. started in 1987 to limit the spread of technology of ballistic missiles. capable of transporting and delivering WMD payload.gao. cruise missiles.pdf 24 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . and for technologies associated with the delivery of such weapons.24 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM nuclear energy. and drones. Member nations of MTCR:  Argentina  Australia  Austria  Belgium  Brazil  Britain = UK  Bulgaria  Canada  Czech Republic  Denmark  Finland  France  Germany  Greece  Hungary  Iceland  Ireland  Italy  Japan  Korea. MTCR (2 Oct 08) MTCR = Missile Technology Control Regime154 is a voluntary consensus-driven association of 34 nations.

Nations with drones. excluding nations like Somalia which are under attack by drones of Uganda and USA. and Slovenia.  Algeria  Angola  Armenia  Azerbajan  Belarus  Botswana  Burundi  China  Chile  Columbia  Croatia  Egypt  Estonia  Ethiopia  Gaza  Georgia  India  Indonesia  Iran  Israel  Ivory Coast  Jordan  Kazakstan  Kenya  Kuwait  Latvia  Lebanon  Lesotho  Libya  Lithuania  Malaysia  Mexico  Morocco  Nepal  New Zealand 25 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . as of early 2012 October comparison. Slovakia. Mexico. Romania. Lithuania.25   Ukraine USA Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations in Wassenaar but NOT on above MTCR list: Croatia. but do not yet have their own drones. Estonia. Latvia. NOT on above MTCR list.

Uk  Bulgaria  Canada  Croatia  Czech Republic  Denmark  Estonia 155 See GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July from http://www. some used commonly in drones.gov/assets/600/593131.gao. and sensitive technologies which are dual-use in both civilian and military applications.155 It is a voluntary consensus-driven association of 41 nations.26                        Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Nigeria Oman Pakistan Panima Peru Philippines Romania Serbia Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Sri Lanka Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Uganda United Arab Emirates United Arab Republics Venezuela Vietnam 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Wassenaar (2 Oct 08) Wassenaar Arrangement controls export of dual-use technologies. to limit the proliferation of certain conventional weapons.pdf 26 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . formed in 1996. Member nations of Wassenaar:  Argentina  Australia  Austria  Belgium  Britain .

but do not yet have their own drones. Nations with drones.        Algeria Angola Armenia Azerbajan Belarus Botswana Brazil 27 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . South Latvia Lithouania Luxembourg Malta Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Poland Portugal Romania Russia Slovakia Slovenia South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine USA Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Brazil is a member of MTCR but NOT on above Wassenaar list.27                               Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Japan Korea. as of early 2012 October comparison. NOT on above Wassenaar list. excluding nations like Somalia which are under attack by drones of Uganda and USA.

28                                             Drone Nations listed by Al Mac Burundi China Chile Columbia Egypt Ethiopia Gaza Georgia India Indonesia Iran Israel Ivory Coast Jordan Kazakstan Kenya Kuwait Lebanon Lesotho Libya Malaysia Morocco Nepal New Zealand Nigeria Oman Pakistan Panima Peru Philippines Serbia Singapore Sri Lanka Syria Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Uganda United Arab Emirates United Arab Republics Venezuela Vietnam 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM 28 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .

and some controlled by other nations.uk/news/magazine-21576376 29 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . Then over time. some by that nation. UNQUOTE That’s approximately double in 7 years. to find those the GAO apparently did not know about.29 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Count Reconciliation (3 Mar 04) Many news stories156 repeat ancient estimates of how many nations have drones.gao. as of 2012 July. See links in context. According to GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July. of the Georgia Institute of Technology. which people sometimes refer to as robots. On the occasion of an Nov 2012 attack by militants in Gaza. shooting hundreds of missiles into Israel. UNQUOTE It is unclear from context if he is referring to the autonomous kind. I had found reports identifying 85 nations where drones had been operating.bbc. from GAO analysis. I compared the nations on the bottom of the map below.S. QUOTE:157  In 2004. Professor Ronald Arkin. is quoted:159 Besides the United States there are 76 countries with military robotics programs right now.com/2012/11/27/americandrones_n_2199193.158  GAO review of current U. without doing research as good as mine.gao. GAO reported approx 41 countries had acquired a UAV. as of 2012 Sep 15. I added a dribble of additions to that count. According to my count.pdf which I downloaded as GAO Drones by Nation 04-175 2004 Jan. or the larger volume of drones.gov/assets/250/241243.huffingtonpost.pdf 158 http://www. found that this number grew over the intervening period to at least 76 countries.co. President Obama is quoted as saying.gov/assets/600/593131.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003&ir=Politics 157 from http://www. Most news media reports appear to use the GAO 2004 estimate. or did not consider should be listed. which I was able to reproduce below. 159 http://www. In a BBC article. 2013. March 4. and I am an amateur at this. to details on each. export licensing data and open source materials. Nov-19: "There's no country on Earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from 156 http://www. to the nations listed above with links to how I found out they had drones. Figure 3 of the GAO report is a map of those 76 countries.

Congo and Rwanda fighting is to be monitored by UN drones. also by Uganda’s drones. just deadly force by drones.30 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM outside its borders. and Iran. Portugal. the GAO map has 76 nations listed. and Vietnam are listed in Wikipedia as having their own drones. Sudan. most of them from USA. which have crashed. Somalia. or hijack for them to study. or entities. The above listed nations or regions do not yet have their own drones. Afghanistan. Other nations also targeted. Bahamas. Armenia. Iraq. They will. and Caribbean are being spied on by US Border Patrol drones looking for drug smuggling. and count wild life. Gaza and Palestine are on the receiving ends of Israel military drones. So my count has become 86-102. Venezuela is building drones with help from China. but I am just listing here those which appear to be missing from the GAO report. where they do not have their own. Russia. which have also experienced the phenomena of drone crashes. Djibouti and Seychelles have bases for drones used by NATO nations in above conflicts. Yemen. I am not counting surveillance here.”160 That is a very odd thing to say. Kenya is receiving drones from US military to help in fight against Al Qaeda. depending on whether the 14+2 should be included. Nepal uses drones to catch poachers. with drones not on the list of 76. I have identified 10 other nations. and Bosnia have been on the receiving ends of NATO nations’ military drones. Hezbollah has flown at least one drone. claims more. Tanzania uses drones to catch poachers. As of 2012 Sep-30. Bermuda. UN uses drones to monitor fighting and cease fires. over Israel. There are also 14+ more nations-regions under attack-surveillance by drones. soon after another drone crash. and in Somalia’s case. but those nations also do not have their own. given that USA is outside the many nations where drones are raining down upon them.com/blog/2012/11/19/no-country-on-earth-would-tolerate-missi 30 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . Lesotho mountainous regions have NGO drones delivering medical supplies. and 2 nations with bases for drones. with what nations were controlling those drones. Mali.  Armenia  Azerbaijan  Britain 160 http://reason. Drone Attack by what Nations? (2 Oct 28) More details in later chapters.

It had a weak kind of observer status at the UN. There were those which doubted Palestine was in fact a nation state.story http://worldnews. 2012.161 Until then.au/news/palestine-vote-row/story-e6frg6n6-1226527733858 https://plus. Palestine wanted to be a member.com/u/0/113203226894654744883/posts/hrkMNgDE6PH 31 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .com/_news/2012/11/29/15546351-un-upgrades-palestinian-status-bolsteringstatehood-claim?lite http://www.nbcnews. just deadly force by drones.0.  Afghanistan  Armenia  Azerbaijan  Bosnia  Britain  Chechnya  Gaza  Georgia  Iraq  Libya  Mali  Pakistan  Palestine  Russia  Somalia  Sudan  Turkey  Vietnam  Yemen  19 = my count. which referred to them as 161 http://www.31          Drone Nations listed by Al Mac France Georgia Germany Israel Russia Turkey Uganda USA 11 = my count. as of 2013 Feb-24 Palestine #194 joins UN (2 Nov 30) Update: Palestine became # 194 member state of UN.google.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-un-palestine-vote-20121129. with which nations. were where the attacks took place. as of 2012 Oct-28 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Drones Targeted what Nations? (3 Feb 24) More details in later chapters. Nov 29.7805802. I am not counting surveillance here. or regions.latimes.com.theaustralian.

au/news/palestine-vote-row/story-e6frg6n6-1226527733858 32 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .S. NBC World News wrote:162 QUOTE The resolution lifts the Palestinian Authority's U. The UN resolution was approved overnight by more than two-thirds of the 193member world body .0.32 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM the “occupied territories. But it does allow them access to the International Criminal Court and other international bodies.a vote of 138-9.N. differing more on procedural strategy for getting the two sides back to the negotiating table. in its quixotic vote against the Palestinian Authority’s request for nonmember observer state status. The United States and its allies share the objective of a two-state solution. Panama. General Assembly siding with the U. Denmark and Turkey were among the U. Italy. which grants them access to some UN functions. elevating them to nonmember observer state.N. about Australia abstaining:164 QUOTE Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr said the vote would encourage peace talks.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-un-palestine-vote-20121129. observer status from "entity" to "non-member state”. UNQUOTE The LA Times wrote:163 QUOTE Israel. Norway.N.com.” But that cha nged with the Nov 29 vote. with 41 abstentions.nbcnews.. Canada. but is less than full member voting status.latimes.S.story 164 http://www. allies joining the majority in the 138-9 vote. membership — something the Palestinians failed to achieve last year. Spain. while Opposition Leader Tony Abbott said it should have been voted down until Palestine accepted Israel's right to security. UNQUOTE The AUSTRALIAN wrote. Granting Palestinians the title of "non-member observer state" falls short of full U. the Czech Republic and four tiny Pacific island states were the only ones in the 193-member U.com/_news/2012/11/29/15546351-un-upgrades-palestinian-status-bolsteringstatehood-claim?lite 163 http://www.theaustralian. And the Greens argued the Federal Government was out of step with the world. France. should they choose to join them. UNQUOTE 162 http://worldnews.7805802.

which is in the UN. Drone Foreign Attacks (2 Oct 27) In late 2012 October. what nations exist on planet Earth. For example North Korea has exited the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Israel. South Sudan recently won independence from North Sudan. which is not a member of the UN. or Holy See of the Catholic church. were the US. ratified them.com/Q/Which_countries_are_not_part_of_the_United_Nations 33 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . Feb 2008. Taiwan is a former member of the UN. and Britain. Russia may veto their application to join the UN. I have been careful to note that the UN treaties are only valid among nations which have signed them. however it has diplomatic relations with 69 nations. with the usual citations. so here let’s list those I am aware of. which are not members of the UN? 165 Balochistan is a province of Pakistan. Cook Islands and Niue are not members of UN. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia. 165 http://geography. does not yet have UN membership.htm http://wiki. and not rescinded them. Aside from the many UN treaties which only some of the 194 member nations of the UN have signed. as to its legal status. which used to represent China. Western Sahara remains in dispute. as Taiwan is considered to be part of the PRC. according to a guy I met on G+. It is eligible to join. is an independent nation. and many nations with nuclear weapons never signed that treaty. but trust New Zealand to represent their interests there.answers. I saw an article on CNN saying that the only nations which had used drones to attack other nations. The UN believes in its right to self-determination.about. incorporated them into their domestic laws. but chooses not to. as the Republic of China. The Vatican.33 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Nations not in UN (2 Dec 20) In my studies of International Law on Drone usage. but South Sudan. when I was aware of maybe a dozen or more. but now China is represented by the People’s Republic of China. with Morocco. but has full observer status.answers.com/Q/Which_countries_are_not_members_of_the_UN http://wiki.com/od/politicalgeography/a/nun. but has not gained enough international recognition to join the UN. supposedly in rebellion since Pakistan acquired the territory in 1948. I was amazed at how CNN could publish such an ignorant article.

and its annotations below. not yet operational  Nigeria – US drones here are used for surveillance in Mali. smugglers.  Somalia is attacked by drones from Uganda (with UN approval) and from USA (without UN approval). US drones are back. Here is a map of US drone and surveillance bases in Africa. 2013. with a variety of tools. Then thanks to events in Benghazi. going beyond surveillance. There are also attacks where the targets are believed to be invaders. including drones. thanks to NATO aiding the rebels. o Mauritania. 34 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . let’s define a DRONE FOREIGN ATTACK as one where a drone controlled by nation-A attacks people in nation-B. The French also base some Mali-related activities here. Feb 24.  Djibouti .  Mali is attacked by drones from France. This is after Somalia became a failed state. I saw they existed in the following nations:  Burkino Faso – this tiny nation is in NW Africa. There will be attacks where we do not know who controls the drone. When I first looked at this map. o Mali.  Libya escaped Qadaffi rule. like a whole string of other African nations. without international intervention. and o the Sahara.armed drones from here vs.166 It is not immediately clear if some of these are for manned flight only. have had 2 crashes since Dec 2011  South Sudan – sounds like drone surveillance only. There is a heck of a lot of surveillance. Africa drone attacks (3 Feb 24) Attacks = where drones attack the people on the ground. There is an ugly pattern there.  Seychelles – drones fly from here since 2009.: o Somalia o Yemen  Ethiopia – armed drones from here fly over Somalia  Kenya – it is only a suspicion. south of Mali – US drones fly surveillance missions from here vs. so far.net/us-drones-in-africa/ I am also updating Drone Dates time line with some info from this link. no confirmation that US drones from here  Libya – used by US and French in Mali  Niger – new base. others not native to the nation.  Syrian government is using drones to attack its own people. in addition to these attacks. doing nothing to help the local people rebuild a nation. where the international response is to attack the criminals and pirates based there. into: o Central African Republic o Democratic Republic of Congo. terrorists. and French allies. where a DRONE DOMESTIC ATTACK is where a drone controlled by someone in nation-A attacks people in nation-A. but maybe surveillance only. This is after the nation went to hell. 166 https://publicintelligence.34 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM For purposes of my research.

part of a convoy of alleged smugglers heading towards the Turkish border from Iraq. According to the TURKO*FILE. 167 Prior sources indicate Uganda obtained armed drones to support their operations in Somalia. with UN approval. The deadly attack on the 34. The US drone damn near killed over 100 Ugandan soldiers. 169 http://www. such as a US drone near miss over Somalia international airport. of “rebel warlord” Omar Ibn al Khattab in Chechnya.e-ir. and also supplying Uganda and Burundi with unarmed spy drones. Arab Israeli Drone Conflict (2 Oct 27) Gaza and Palestine have been on the receiving ends of Israel military drones. came as a result of intelligence provided by an American drone on loan to Turkey which first noticed the convoy. by criminal negligence accident. that this is Manda Bay.eurasianet. then US rapidly violated. allegedly by Russian armed forces. Israel shot down a drone launched by Hezbollah. and o Uganda. June 28.168 It is unclear to me whether drone involved. and Drone Wars (where both sides have drones). with prior sources167 Unclear symbol right on border of Kenya and Somalia … which nation is it in? I shall assume.35 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM   o Republic of South Sudan. but this does increment my count of nations where drones are operating. to crash land in Britain. Kenya.org/node/65614 Also see: http://www. with some German electronics. carrying bombs. April 2002 there was targeted killing. which was assembled in Lebanon from an Iranian kit. in response to rocket attacks and suicide bombing attacks against Israel. See separate chapter just on that incident. I cite where some nation in Europe got attacked by drones. 25 April 2002. using a treaty the US helped negotiate. Russia ‘Kills’ Chechen Warlord. from context. 2012:169 QUOTE The Turkish military in December 2011 killed 34 Kurdish villagers who were mistakenly thought to be PKK militants. but does not mesh well. 168 BBC. During WW II. Germany launched several kinds of drones. This source talks about the US using drones here for surveillance of Uganda. Europe drone attacks (2 Oct 27) See separate chapters on NATO drone attacks (by NATO nations on nations where NATO doing peacekeeping work).info/2012/06/27/flying-blind-why-armed-drones-may-detract-from-turkish-security/ 35 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . then blow up there. and it was one sided as far as the drones were concerned. In this chapter. for years if not decades. See in my Drone Reports official document collection: UN Drone Legalities 2010 May. Many of these I had already known thanks to other sources. In Oct 2012. with a Uganda flight of troops approved to go in by the UN. Uganda – info here supplements.

170 171 https://en.mepc.wikipedia.173 drones were used to shoot down aircraft violating the no fly zones.com/2012/08/14/predator-vs-foxbat-the-future-of-air-to-air-combat-via-drone-beganalmost-a-decade-ago/ 175 http://www. LIVING UNDER 36 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . a candidate in parliamentary elections.176 September 2010.org/wiki/Mohammed_Atef https://en.wikipedia. whose drones have attacked other nations.174 In 2002.mepc.org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print 176 http://www.175 In 2005.org/ INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION CLINIC (STANFORD LAW SCHOOL) AND GLOBAL JUSTICE CLINIC (NYU SCHOOL OF LAW).org/journal/middle-east-policy-archives/drone-warfare-blowback-new-american-waywar?print 177 http://livingunderdrones.org/wiki/Drone_attacks_in_Pakistan 172 https://en. US drones were first known to be used in Pakistan. according to Living Under Drones (in Pakistan). have included:  Britain  France  Germany  USA Not all of the NATO nations on above list. have had their drones attack all of the nations on the earlier list.org/wiki/Anwar_al-Aulaqi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal_Derwish 173 The first Gulf War was the one which started because of Iraq invasion of Kuwait.wikipedia. During the first Gulf War. 174 http://aviationintel. have included: 170  Afghanistan  Bosnia  Iraq  Mali 171  Pakistan  Somalia  Sudan  Vietnam 172  Yemen NATO nations.177 US special forces bombed the convoy of Zabet Amanullah. US drones were first known to be used in Yemen.36 UNQUOTE Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM NATO and Coalition drone attacks (2 Oct 28) Nations attacked by NATO nations’ military drones.

in Afghanistan. AFGHANISTAN ANALYSTS NETWORK. 2012) 37 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . 2005-2008 there was a revolution in Sri Lanka. who DRONES: DEATH. 178 This illustrates the quality of US intelligence used to determine who should be attacked. detailed in Drone Dates. by mistake.180 August 2008 there was a five day war between Russia and Georgia.com/article/how-russia-and-georgia-started-drone-arms-race 182 http://www. LIVING UNDER DRONES: DEATH. with drones on both sides. 179 Many other instances. US forces reportedly mistakenly believed Amanullah to be a member of the Taliban. and Drone Terms.L-4296758. 180 See in my official document collection: UN Drone Legalities 2010 May.org/ INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION CLINIC (STANFORD LAW SCHOOL) AND GLOBAL JUSTICE CLINIC (NYU SCHOOL OF LAW). as opposed to drones used in surveillance and terrorizing civilian populations.alaskadispatch.7340. AND TRAUMA TO CIVILIANS FROM US DRONE PRACTICES IN PAKISTAN (September. AND TRAUMA TO CIVILIANS FROM US DRONE PRACTICES IN PAKISTAN (September. In April 2011.com/articles/0.com/global-post/2012/10/drone-violence-along-armenian-azerbaijani-border-couldlead-war 183 http://livingunderdrones.html http://www. It is unclear to me whether drones were involved. of US inappropriate drone attacks on innocents. available at http://aanafghanistan.minnpost. with both sides using targeted killing.pdf US authorities contended that Muhammad Amin and Zabet Amanullah were the same person.181 In 2010 I learned about a war going on between Armenia and Azerbaijan.179 Drone Wars (2 Oct 27) For purposes of my research.com/uploads/20110511KClark_Takhar-attack_final. or allies. INJURY.37 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM killing him along with nine fellow election workers.ynetnews. INJURY. 2010 strike. according to Living Under Drones (in Pakistan)183 US forces used a predator drone to fire upon and kill two American soldiers. with drones used on both sides.182 I do not know how long that conflict has been going on. Drone Friendly Fire (2 Oct 27) “Friendly Fire” is when military shoots at its own troops. let’s define a DRONE WAR as where drones are used on BOTH SIDES of a conflict. 181 http://www. 2012) 178 Kate Clark. this assertion was demonstrated to be false when Amin was interviewed in Pakistan after the September 2. Drone Scribd. where a DRONE ATTACK is where a drone is used in making a military attack on some people. Drone Notes.00. According to Clark. THE TAKHAR ATTACK: TARGETED KILLINGS AND THE PARALLEL WORLDS OF US INTELLIGENCE AND AFGHANISTAN (2011).

2 US servicemen mistakenly killed by drone attack in Afghanistan.pdf 38 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .msn.184 which illustrates the reliability of systems used to identify enemy forces. 2011).38 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM had apparently been mistaken for Taliban fighters.msnbc. http://www.185 Page Break for Illustration.gov/assets/600/593131. 184 Jim Miklaszewski. Mapping Drone Nations and Drone Strikes (2 Oct 26) Here are nations.gao. with drones.com/id/42537620/ns/world_newssouth_and_central_asia/t/usservicemen-mistakenly-killed-drone-attack-afghanistan/ 185 from http://www. organized by location and continent of planet Earth according to GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July. NBC NEWS (April 11.

186 186 https://maps.google.00047e 8cdfc55d220dee7 39 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .39 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Here is a map of where US drones have attacked in Pakistan:  New America Foundation map analysis of drone strikes in Pakistan.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=202193247307216271592.

net/drones https://maps. Reality is constantly evolving.org/news/article/2013/03/04/3120936/israeli-drones-play-ever-larger-role-in-idf 193 http://english.com/2013/03/02/here-comes-chinas-drones/ 192 http://www.41699.100745.fas.html https://www.187 Here are links to 110 coming.com/dangerroom/2012/06/64-drone-bases-on-us-soil/ https://publicintelligence.189 All this info is as of when it was found out.net/dod-us-drone-activities-map/ 188 https://www.fas.com/downloads/related.org/sgp/news/secrecy/2012/06/061412. Here is map of Pakistan locations of USA drone strikes.html 189 http://www.wired.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=111611283754323549630. include:  Britain (UK)  Germany  Hong Kong  India  Ireland  Malaysia  Norway  Russia193 187 http://www.03125&t=p&z=7&source=embed 191 http://thediplomat.).190 Nations where Drones Manufactured (3 Mar 11) According to sources cited within my overall notes.70.444336&spn=4. nations (and/or geographies) which manufacture and export drones include:  Austria  China191  Europe  France  Iran  Israel192  Italy  South Africa  Switzerland  USA According to sources cited within my overall notes.188 Here is info about CIA bases for drones around the world. some news articles indicate maybe they belong on above list. They also talk about 88 actually operating right now (88-64=24 not on earlier list. nations which manufacture drones.ru/2013_03_02/Russia-to-buy-no-more-foreign-drones/ 40 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .php?file=31659 190 Map of where drone attacks in Pakistan: http://counterterrorism.newamerica.7.gearthhacks.40 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Here is a map of 64 bases inside USA allegedly used to control military and CIA drone usage around the world.org/blog/secrecy/2012/06/us_drone_bases.google. but are not yet on above list of exporting.00047e8cdf c55d220dee7&ll=33.jta.ruvr.

gov/assets/600/593131.  Canada Air Force has 5 large Heron drones. there are over 50 countries developing more than 900 different UAV systems.gao. how much it knows about exports by nations which are potential future adversaries. The models include: Hermes 450. perhaps because this is an unclassified report.wordpress. and General Atomics (US). per Drone Wars UK:197  Australia Army has 8 large Heron drones. and] MQ-9 Reaper.pdf 197 https://dronewarsuk. this is not a complete directory.  Ecuador Navy has 6 large drones. Currently. manufactured by IAI in Israel. Other nations manufacturing and exporting drones include: Austria. According to that GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July.com/2012/09/todays-headlines-and-commentary-269/ 196 http://www. The GAO report writes of many more nations in the manufacturing business.org/zenko/2012/09/13/who-else-has-drones/ via http://www. downloaded http://www.pdf from http://www. Watch Keeper. Northrop Grumman. This growth is attributed to countries seeing the success of the United States with UAVs in Iraq and Afghanistan and deciding to invest resources into UAV development to compete economically and militarily in this emerging area. Italy. but does not cover much about their exports. manufactured by Chinese companies: ASN. CAC. according to the GAO.  Britain (UK) Armed Forces (Army.gov/assets/600/593131.lawfareblog. CASIC. The US government might not want to make it public.195 the largest manufacturers and exporters of drones are the USA and Israel.  Egypt Air Force has 49 large drones. UNQUOTE According to Directory of Who has Drones as of beginning of 2013. Elbit (Israel). Thales (UK).cfr.  China has large drones. CASC. manufactured by USA companies: BAE Systems (formerly DS Inc). manufactured by Northrop Grumman in USA. I called GAO Drones by Nation 12-536 2012 July. and South Africa.41   South Korea Turkey194 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM According to US GAO analysis.com/6-who-has-drones-2/ 41 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . As we see from my footnotes by nation. 194 http://www.gov/products/GAO-12-536 thanks to http://blogs.com/article/20130304/DEFREG01/303040018/Turkey-Buy-10-Locally-MadeAnka-Drones?odyssey=nav|head 195 This per the report. manufactured by IAI in Israel.gao. manufactured by IAI in Israel.defensenews.  Belgium Air Force has 13 large RQ-5 Hunter drones. QUOTE196 The number of countries developing UAVs has increased dramatically from 2005 to the present.gao. Air Force) have over 5 large drones. manufactured by: Elbit Systems (Israel).

Air Force) have over 368 large drones. manufactured by Denel (South Africa). Switzerland Army has 4 large ADS-95 drones. manufactured by IAI (Israel). Germany o German Army has 14 large drones manufactured by German companies: Rheinmetall. manufactured by RUAG Aviation (Swiss) & IAI (Israel). South Africa Air Force has large Seeker 2 drones. Turkey Air Force has 28 large drones. manufactured by EMIT (Israel). manufactured by US companies: General Atomics. Drone Manufacturers (3 Mar 14) Initially I got lists from multiple sources. EMT Penzberg. manufactured by BAE Systems (formerly DS Inc) in USA. Air Force) have over 3 large drones. Lockheed Martin. IAI (Israel). Malaysia Air Force has large Aludra drones manufactured by UST (Malaysia). Northrop Grumman (US). manufactured by SAGEM (France). Sri Lanka Armed Forces (Army. Philippines Air Force has 2 large Blue Horizon 2 drones. manufactured by RUAG Aviation (Swiss) & IAI (Israel). o German Air Force has 4 large drones manufactured by IAI (Israel). Singapore Air Force has over 43 large drones. Morocco Army has R4E – 50 Skyeye large drones. manufactured by: Denel (South Africa). Northrop Grumman. Netherlands Army has 14 large Sperwer drones. manufactured by SAGEM (France). Italy Air Force has 6 large RQ-1B Predator drones manufactured by General Atomics (US). such as: 42 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . manufactured by IAI and Elbit Systems (Israel). manufactured by KAI (South Korea) and IAI (Israel) Spain Army has 4 large Searcher MK2 drones. Navy. IAI (Israel). manufactured by General Atomics (US) and IAI (Israel). manufactured by IAI (Israel).42   Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM                  Finland Army has 6 large ADS-95 Ranger drones. EMIT (Israel). USA Armed Forces (Army. South Korea Air Force has over 3 large drones. Sweden Army has 3 large Sperwer drones. Thailand Army has large Searcher drones. & EADS (Eu’pe) India Armed Forces (Army Navy Air-Force) have 50 large drones manufactured by: ADE (India). Mexico Air Force has 2 large Hermes 450 drones manufactured by Elbit Systems (Israel).

British Columbia.199  and misc. other news articles. estimates of how much $ income they are getting (or losing) thanks to their drones. makes UAV for US Army Accuas Inc.200 then I combined here alphabetically by company name.reuters. AAI Corporation located in USA. Space & Security in USA Cassidian in UK Cyberflight in UK Dassault Aviation in France Denel Aerospace Systems in South Africa Denel Dynamics in South Africa DJI in Hong Kong DRS Technologies in USA EMT in Germany Flight Solutions in Brazil Flying Robots in France General Atomics Aeronautical Systems in USA General Dynamics Gulfstream Aerospace in USA Hydra Technologies in Mexico Innocon in Israel Insitu in USA Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) 198 https://www.com/article/2013/03/07/mining-pdac-drones-idUSL1N0BTLQS20130307 43 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .com/2013/03/11/companies-making-drones_n_2849569. planning separate chapters later for nations with many companies making drones.com/directory/search. makes drones disguised as birds. Canada (mining exploration) Advanced Technologies and Engineering (ATE) in South Africa Aeronautics Defense Systems in Israel AeroVironment (AV) in USA.huffingtonpost. and/or targets.43   Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM info about drone manufacturers in Flight Global UAV index.html 200 http://www. illustrations of their products. some of where they are being marketed.198 This Huffington Post piece lists some drone manufacturers.aspx?navigationid=372&aircraftcategory=uav&manufacture rtype=uav 199 http://www.flightglobal. among other kinds Aerovision in Spain Alenia Aeronautica in Italy (previously known as Aeritalia) makes air and space for military and commercial American Dynamics Flight Systems in USA Aurora Flight Sciences in USA BAE Systems in UK Baykar Machine in Turkey Bell Helicopter in USA Blue Bird Aero Systems in Israel Boeing Defence. It includes: links to articles on each of these companies.

Aviation & Space in Switzerland Saab Aerosystems in Sweden Sagem Défense Sécurité in France SAIC (submarine drones) Schiebel in Austria Selex Galileo in Italy Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace) in Singapore Swift Engineering in USA Swiss UAV in Switzerland Textron (marine and submarine drones) Thales in France Ucon System in South Korea United States Naval Research Laboratory in USA Urban Aeronautics in Israel Warrior (Aero-Marine) (page not found) Yamaha Motor Company in USA Zala Aero in Russia Israel Drone Manufacturing (3 Mar 07) According to JTA:201 Drone manufacturing in Israel is dominated by two companies: Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). a government company.org/news/article/2013/03/04/3120936/israeli-drones-play-ever-larger-role-in-idf 44 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . all approved by the Israeli Defense Ministry. IAI has been manufacturing drones since 1974.44 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Kaman Aerospace Corporation in USA Korea Aerospace Industries (South Korea) L3 BAI Aerosystemsin USA Lockheed Martin in USA Microdrones in Germany Mission Technologies (MiTex) in USA MMIST in Canada Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems in USA Patria Systems in Finland Pioneer UAV in USA Prioria in USA Prox Dynamics AS in Norway Proxy in USA Qinetiq in USA Rafael in Israel Raytheon Missile Systems in USA Rheinmetall Defence Electronics in Germany Ruag Aerospace . and Elbit Systems. 201 http://www.jta. and exports the rest to approx 49 countries. sells about 1/5 of them inside Israel.

being manufactured.45 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Document split (3 Mar 19) Formerly. o Statistics on numbers of innocent bystanders killed. Many writers are in denial. from that digesting. read so far. where my notes ended up. and stimulating Scribd Drone documents and articles.scribd. not necessarily of same nation.  Drone Scribd = I created a Drone Info collection on Scribd. 2012 Sep-10.com/collections/3807680/Drone-Info at http://www.com/AlMac99 45 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . The Middle East. crashing. which lists many educational. o Other topics. so as to get at what numbers of enemy targets. clarified. which later may split again.  Drone Iran = Claims and counter-claims about drones over Iran. and people finding out.  Drone Issues = A summary of what the controversial problems appear to be. purchased. and more info. updated as we learn more. hacked. and need to be investigated. then participate in the political debate over what should be happening. With each nation listed. those concerns belong in the directory. like Western Europe. o Here you can find: o Links to where I get this info. they may be mistaken. o Drone Robots = Implications of killer drones which can operate without humans in the loop. 202 202 http://www. Political Complications. Some of the things people believe about drones. the sophistication of the drones. spying on home territory. or are victims of other nations using drones against them. some info about them. my count was up to 80 countries with drones. so I cite proof this is real. o We see many articles claiming drones are in 40 or 50 nations. I have now split them into the following:  Drone Dates = Time Line what happened when.  Drone Notes = my main overall initial document. interesting. civilian peaceful applications. o The initial list is alphabetical by nation.  Drone Nations = A list of nations where drones are operating. o When I launched this separate document. o Hundreds of USA locations. where. all my notes on Drones were in one document. where drones are in use. with well known areas. growing excessively large. will be in my other drone documents. financial collapse. changing nature of Drone Capabilities. thanks to being recent hot spots in the news. and South East Asia. being used by military. o Calendar of events in Drone usage history. o Technology advances. etc. border conflicts. so we see which are more likely to be using drones in combat. including official sources.scribd. o Later I may add regional lists by Continent. o I am considering adding CIA Fact Book and other links to show which nations are high up in first world. o Drone Reports = A directory of official downloads I located. o Legal complications. reasons we need to figure out what is happening. I have footnotes with links to examples of how drones are being used in that nation.

That folder contained my Drone Issues+ Nations + Notes + Scribd + Terms. Acronyms. with my Drone Iran + Issues + Nations+ Notes + Reports + Robots + Scribd + Terms. and some people are nervous about personal info which must be divulged to do so. to access info there. which also includes many official documents from government and other sources. o Within a few days.com/folder/d/0B9euafJH4b-ZLWR0bmZLS3d5OVk/edit I also have a Google Drive Doc Collection = Disaster Avoidance. to get at my Drone Info204 Google collection. I had folders for many topics. 205 It includes a spectrum of research into many different topics. of the other efforts. it had grown to 750 acronyms and concepts defined. here you can locate what I have uploaded there so far.google. which have led to some non-drone content. including Drone Info. which have come up in my drone research. https://docs. o So in addition to my summary observations on many Scribd info sources about Drones.46 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Then I started reviewing them.com/folder/d/0B9euafJH4b-ZLWR0bmZLS3d5OVk/edit Google Drive Document Collection = Drone Info: https://docs. I cite sources to complete the story. Many places on the Internet. o By end of Sep 2012. Within the Linked In Box Net Drone Info folder.  Drone Terms = Glossary of Terminology. I had Drone Sources subfolder. There. to help authors. with Google Drive Documents. Concepts etc. what seemed to me to be errors of fact. see Al Mac Shared Research section. acronyms. concepts. or incomplete pictures. with copies of various official documents from my collection. If you are on Scribd. various proposals to be better prepared for better response. until Linked In dropped that service late in 2012. it had 260 terms. where I have collection = Drone Info. I have also encountered some parallel tales of alleged official misconduct. I also provide a road map to the big picture of other sources I have found. 203 204 https://docs. address gaps in their presentations. defined.com/in/almacintyre then you could access my Linked In Box Net shared document files.google. to expand on the picture painted by these Scribd reports. in many cases I do not yet have all the answers I desire. I personally am able to access the 150+ documents involved on Box Net. where I look into what the heck happened to cause various disasters. If you are on Linked In.com/folder/d/0B9euafJH4bZMTA0YTM0YzktNTI0YS00NjVhLTg5NTItY2RiZjhiM2MzODkw/edit 205 http://www. In theory. at end of Drone Notes document.google. distortions. etc.com/AlMac99 46 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . and connected to me: http://www. For more details. Where I found. o When first launched 2012 Sep. references.scribd. it had grown to 440 definitions. but it is far from as convenient as it was on the Linked In interface. relevant to my Drone research so far.203 all you need is the url in my footnote link. which is now gone.linkedin. we must register with the site.

PDF 167k. 193 are members.  2012 Oct-28 Nations V 4.  7 suggested key education  50 Drone downloads  1 Disasters  3 Earth Quake  7 National Security  2 Scandals  14 Later  7 Scribd mentioned 2012 Oct-17 Issues V 4. o Near end – start Government can of worms. o 870 acronyms and concepts defined. plus my 8 splits. 67 foot. o Intro – Oxymoron that Killing Saves Lives. In this stage of development of my notes.47 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Revision History (3 Feb 26) Here is additional aid for people revisiting my notes. Information has been flowing too rapidly for me to keep this current. identifying “the only” nations using drones to attack other nations. apparently not on the radar screens of the people in charge of National Defense. then I will update this section again. towards the end is what I have figured out which disturbs me greatly about the nation’s vulnerability to a great spectrum of threats. o I reacted to another damn silly untrue news media article. 486 foot.8 shared 30 pages. Doc 2. such as an additional citation? Note that I also periodically move some chapters from one split area to another. where it is 18+ nations where the military attacks took place.83 shared 29 pages. worth exploring and figuring out.267k.85 shared o 84-98 nations and regions.  2012 Oct-25 Reports V 4. 2012 Oct-14 Issues V 4. as some sub-topics become more important.77 shared 21 pages. 7 nations not members of UN. PDF 212k.78 = 145 pages. Targeted Killing. o Where the beginning is a list of issues.    47 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . Where has there been the most significant growth. If it ever dies down. 2012 Oct-16 Terms V 4. I explained Manchurian Chip.247k. in V 4. 178 foot.78 Terms. in addition to the hints implied by chapter headings with date in parentheses. where drones operate. Doc 296k. 82 foot.83 listed 91 documents referenced. 275k PDF. showing when I last added anything to a chapter. 456k Doc. and correlations from multiple reports. o Additions to: GPS Spoofing. plus one terrorist organization. to help improve overall organization. PDF 1. and serious holes in what passes for privacy protection for the people. Doc 224k. where 3 were listed … I found that 11+ nations have used drones in military attacks. o V 4. UN Charter. that concern many people.

1. o Hezbollah Drone over Israel. o V 4. o 85 nations & regions identified as having drones operating.26m Doc. o I listed nations in relevant non-proliferation treaties. 284k Doc.48 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM Dates Issues Nations Scribd Terms thru Oct-13 (2 Oct 28)   2012 Oct-13 Nations V 4. o 830 acronyms and concepts defined. o While at the same time try to explain why I think Congress should get an F grade for the quality of this work. GAO was not counting nations where they being attacked by drones. 206 It has been controversial whether Palestine. but not yet have their own. 2. PDF 447k. 2012 Oct-11 Scribd V 4.66 Legal Issues added. when they came out. and mismatches.72 shared: 60 pages. in V 4.7 shared: 20 pages. 236 foot.62 started with: 29 page. 270k PDF. plus my 8 splits. 537k Doc. 2012 Oct-7 Terms V 4. 114 foot. o   76 nations known to GAO … I reconcile this. 122 foot. I added list of what 7 “nations”206 exist which are not members of the UN.1 Terms. 470 foot. seem to think it is wrong to call them a nation. 575k Doc. PDF 324k. 48 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder . o V 4. 2012 Oct-9 split Drone Dates from Drone Notes. which approve them. 308k PDF. 140 foot. o 85 nations & regions with drone usage heavy citations.75 shared 26 pages. how we found out. so far. o Lots of minor changes. Doc 690k.7 listed: 67 documents referenced.1 shared 138 page. o This is time line calendar of what allegedly happened when. o Latest focus = need for innocent victims to have remedy alternatives. 120 foot. and whole Human Rights area. but the major addition was my argument that: o Given that there is ample evidence Congress is doing drone oversight. should be considered to be nations. what exists so far through International Law courts.2m PDF.8 shared 16 pages.3 shared 24 pages. in social media discussions. 380k Doc. 2012 Oct 10 Reports V 4. thanks to key publications. 180k PDF. 110 foot. and some others. 280k PDF    Nations Scribd Terms thru Oct-8 (3 Feb 26)  2012 Oct-8 Nations V 4. Doc 685k. o UN treaties only apply to 193 UN member states. Large numbers of people hostile to Israel. international law within national legal systems. 2012 Sep-30 Nations V 3. o It is wrong for people to call upon Congress to do oversight of drones.  6 suggested key education  44 drone downloads  7 Scribd mentioned  6 National Security  10 More 2012 Oct-10 Issues V 4.

3 Terms. 2012 Sept-3 I split Drone Terms separate from Drone Notes. had grown to:  8 cities  2 counties  14 states  26 academia  15 federal agencies  2012 May. o 265 acronyms and concepts defined. and also sometimes easier for me to manage updates that way.4. all of my notes were in one document.855k Doc. This became an effort to put the many links and contexts into a more coherent package. o Prior to the start of this document. used as bases for other nations military drones. at time of initial split. o USA locations named with drones. 850 footnotes. I started this research. 340 foot.    Notes thru 2012 Aug (2 Oct 14) Until I did first split in September 2012. since different people at different times interested in portions of the whole. many friends had shared random links. o 80 nations & regions identified as having drones operating. 735k PDF. 2. in V 2.  2012 Aug end V 2. o 70 nations & regions identified as having drones operating. via social media.110 doc. 815 PDF. 2012 Sep-21 Terms V 3. o New sections and chapters were growing for “Dates Time Line. GAO also not counting nations.” o I nailed down how drones very different from other government regulation philosophies. correlate the value of their information. in V 3.” and “Technology Advances. 2012 Sep-10 I split Drone Nations separate from Drone Notes. intended to review individual docs there. 49 Drone Nations in Al Studies / Drones folder .3 notes now 148 pages. 1. then exporting the technology. o 635 acronyms and concepts defined.3 shared 77 pages.49 Drone Nations listed by Al Mac 3/19/2013 12:34:43 PM  which can change rapidly as we have seen with Iran taking down a US drone. to disturbing stories about drone trends. o I had started a Drone Info collection on Scribd. 2012 Sep-6 I split Drone Scribd separate from Drone Notes. where sometimes they crash. I needed to split into smaller chunks. reverse engineering it.