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 …

Yemeni military intercepts explosive-laden drone near Aden’s presidential palace

Yemeni military intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone near Aden’s presidential Maasheeq palace. The newly formed Yemeni governmental officials and Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Said al-Jaber were safely transferred to Aden’s presidential palace following the terrorist attack on the Read More …

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched from Yemen targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Coalition announced late Tuesday night that its forces had intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia. The thwarted attack comes a day after a fuel transport ship was subject to 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 …

Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen S K Saini: Drones stand out among other threats in their destructive potential

Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) stand out among other threats in their innovative employment and destructive potential, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen S K Saini said on Saturday. “Considering their (drones) low cost, multi-use and dense proliferation, Read More …

Task Force Bayonet Soldiers train in electronic warfare

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment from Minnesota, conducted Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems training Aug. 17-20. Bravo Company is part of Task Force Bayonet, a group of over 900 Read More …

Army researchers develop breakthrough sensors for small drones

ADELPHI, Md. — Imagine a small aerial drone navigating a field with electrical power lines. How will it see them? More importantly how will it avoid this significant obstacle in its flight path? At the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development 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 …