Spain: Lone wolf terror suspect planned to bomb Barcelona-Real Madrid football match using explosive-laden drone

A suspected ‘lone wolf’ terrorist had even plotting to bomb a Barcelona versus Real Madrid match using a drone. This is the claim of Spanish police, who say his plans were scuppered by the coronavirus lockdown. Instead he started wandering Read More …

Evolution Of UAVs Employed By Houthi Forces In Yemen

Since 2016, Ansar Allah ‘Houthi’ forces have deployed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs – commonly called ‘drones’) in an increasingly lethal fashion against Saudi-led Arab Coalition forces in Yemen and across its borders. Initially, Houthi forces crashed unarmed UAVs into the Coalition’s Read More …

The launching of IED balloons from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory

During the first half of January 2020 a decision was made in the Gaza Strip to renew the launching of balloons, which had stopped in March 2019. Since the decision was put into practice dozens of balloons have been launched into Israeli Read More …

Militants use drone to drop bomb on Syrian government forces’ positions

Armed groups have used an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to drop a bomb on the positions of Syrian government forces in Idlib region, injuring two Syrian soldiers, Major General Yury Borenkov, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the conflicting Read More …

Drones are levelling the playing field in the asymmetrical arms race – and superpowers are worried

The potential use of drones to cripple as much as half of Saudi national oil production this week highlights a growing threat in modern-day conflict. The attack has shown that Saudi Arabia — the world’s third largest defence spender — Read More …

Pennsylvania man accused of using drone to drop explosives on ex-girlfriend’s property

The attorney for a Pennsylvania man is exploring a plea agreement after federal prosecutors accused him of targeting his ex-girlfriend in a series of explosions. According to prosecutors, 43-year-old Jason Muzzicato dropped explosive devices from a drone onto his ex-girlfriend’s Read More …

Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities hit by Houthi drone strikes

Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for a drone attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia which is vital to global energy supplies. The attacks on the processor and a major oilfield, operated by Saudi Aramco, on early Saturday Read More …

Islamic State supporter plotted ‘lone wolf’ attack on barracks using drone to drop weapons, court told

An Isil supporter plotted a “lone wolf” attack on a military site by adapting drones to drop weapons, a court heard. Hisham Muhammad, 25, allegedly sketched designs and built prototypes to work out how they could be used to launch an attack on Read More …