‘Tiny drones for urban warfare are among the projects that could soon be funded under an £800 million injection into UK military technology research.

The new innovation and research insights (IRIS) unit is meant to breathe fresh life into military tech research and help the UK compete with other nations’ equipment and weapons.’

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In a scene from the 1988 cult science fiction movie “They Live” Roddy Piper’s character spots a spy drone hovering over him and shoots it down.