Northern Iraq: Explosive drone detonates in Erbil

A drone exploded in Iraq’s northern city of Erbil on Wednesday injuring three people and damaging several cars, according to a statement by Kurdistan’s counter-terrorism service. The explosive drone detonated on Pirmam road in Erbil’s outskirts at 9:35 p.m. Iraq Read More …

Engineer from Ranchi built drones for IS, revolutionised terror tech

Enraged by the Gujarat ‘pogrom’ and in search of retribution, an 18-year-old college student’s existential crisis had crystallised in a battle over his beard. For more than a year, Syed Muhammad Arshiyan Haider had allowed his facial hair to grow, Read More …

Transnistria Foils ‘terror Bid’ Involving Drone Near Television Studio

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Transnistria reported that a drone was spotted near the Mayak television and radio centre during the night of May 3. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the “attempt of a terrorist act” was Read More …

Video shows rigged Ukrainian drone dropping bomb on Russian troops

Ukrainian forces fighting against Russia’s invasion have begun to weaponize cheap consumer drones to fight back. A video published by Ukrainian forces on Telegram and shared on Twitter by Rob Lee, shows the view from a civilian-grade DJI Mavic drone Read More …

Ukraine: Of Roadside Bombs And Drones, Putin’s Looming Insurgency Problem

The Russian military may soon experience a violent and tech laden insurgency the likes of which it has never endured — in Afghanistan, in Chechnya, or in Syria — and against which it may not prevail. The Ukrainian military did Read More …

Ukrainian defenders show off improvised attack drones

While much of Ukraine’s success against Russian forces has been down to agile tactics and advanced hardware, the ability to improvise equipment is proving to be equally important. This agricultural drone has been converted to carry explosives – and is Read More …

Mexico confirms 1st apparent victim of cartel land mines in Michoacan state

A farmer with fields on a front line between warring drug cartels in Michoacan state was killed when his pickup truck drove over an improvised land mine, prosecutors said Monday, reporting what appears to be the first civilian death from Read More …

Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board report uncovers millions of dollars worth of UAV and bomb making materials trade

A report by the Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) on freezing the assets of people linked to ISIS in Turkey has uncovered an evidence of the illicit arms trade. According to the MASAK report, millions of dollars worth of unmanned Read More …

Mexican Cartels Now Use IEDs as Well as Bomb-Dropping Drones

In the war raging between drug cartels in western Mexico, gangs have begun using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on roads to disable army vehicles. The self-defense movement in the town of Tepalcatepec, in western Michoacan state, said improvised land mines Read More …