Iran: Isfahan military facility attacked with quadcopters equipped with bomblets

Earlier today, the Iranian Defense Ministry in a statement said that its air defense units have repelled a drone attack on a military workshop in the central city of Isfahan. The ministry stated that one of its workshop complexes had Read More …

Yemen: Houthis stage attack on Al Dhaba oil port in first after truce

Attack was carried out by two drones but did not lead to casualties or damage, government says, warning “all options” are on the table in response to the raid. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed an attack on a southern oil Read More …

FBI probing cases of bomb-laden drones in US

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday the agency is investigating several cases in which people sought to fly drones equipped with home-made bombs within the United States. “We are investigating, even as we speak, several instances within the US of Read More …

Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from CBRNe Secure India; Norwegian People’s Aid; C-IED Centre of Excellence; Chelton Read More …

FBI warns drones pose potential risk to critical infrastructure after some spotted over Louisiana chemical facilities

Drones have been spotted flying over Louisiana chemical facilities and a pipeline over the past year and a half, prompting an FBI warning on Thursday about the potential for espionage and terrorism at critical infrastructure facilities, according to a report Read More …

Al Shabaab drones, and the African conundrum

The proliferation of drone technology across Africa has significantly expanded humanitarian, and military operations, although, still an emerging technology in the continent, however, in the hands of non-state armed groups, they pose a significant threat. The combat drone was once Read More …

Syria: USCENTCOM Statement Regarding Precision Strikes in Deir ez-Zor

TAMPA, Fla. – “At President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces conducted precision airstrikes in Deir ez-Zor Syria today. These precision strikes are intended to defend and protect U.S. forces from attacks like the ones on August 15 against U.S. personnel Read More …

Will The Drone War Come Home? Ukraine And The Weaponization Of Commercial Drones

Hours after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began in February, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense appealed for civilian drone owners to donate or fly their commercially bought drones to help defend Kyiv. Donations poured in and consumer unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) took Read More …

Syria: Drones armed with explosives attack US military base in Homs Governorate

Multiple drones strapped with explosive devices attacked an American-run compound in Syria on Monday. The U.S. military says American and allied forces at the compound suffered no injuries or damage. No group has claimed responsibility yet for the attack which Read More …

Crimea: Number of victims of explosion in Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Sevastopol rises to six

The number of victims of the explosion at the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet has risen to six people, governor of Sevastopol Mikhail Razvozhaev said on Sunday. “There were no fatalities, six people were injured, two in moderate condition, Read More …