Saudi Arabia: Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Abha airport

Saudi Arabia’s state television said on Tuesday that the Arab coalition had intercepted a Houthi drone targeting Al-Abha international airport. There are no injuries of deaths as of now, the Al-Ekhbariya TV report added, but some shrapnel were scattered around Read More …

Tiny Drones Are the Biggest Threat in the Middle East Since IEDs, Top General Says

State and nonstate actors have figured out another cheap way to target U.S. troops, a four-star general warned this week. Small drones anyone can “go out and buy at Costco right now” pose the most concerning tactical development since the Read More …

379th ESFS and EOD team up for counter UAS training

The 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team partnered for a counter-small unmanned aerial systems training event at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 11, 2020. Small UAS are a concern for Read More …

US Lawmakers call on Army to coordinate small-drone defenses

To better defend military forces against small weaponized drones, lawmakers introduced legislation calling for the Army to coordinate troop defenses against small unmanned aerial systems for the Department of Defense. Small drones — including small, easily acquired, commercially made drones Read More …

UK DASA: Countering Drones – Finding and neutralising small UAS threats – Phase 2

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals that can develop the technology needed to counter Unmanned Air Systems (C-UAS) and demonstrate how these can be integrated together to form a capable system. Please note this is the Read More …