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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

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A military blog by Howard Altman

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Drones ready for leap into a new age

About the time one of the drones of today likely killed English-speaking Islamic State executioner “Jihadi John,” Skip Parish was gearing up for a conference he’ll be attending this week in Berlin geared toward the unmanned aerial systems of the future.

They’ll be smaller, fly in swarms and will soon be firing lasers, says Parish, a Sarasota inventor and drone technology innovator.

Parish will lead a panel at NATO’s Concept Development and Experimentation Conference, which kicks off today at the Swissotel in Berlin.

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