India, US troops carry out joint C-IED, C-UAS training during Yudh Abhyas 21

A combined Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) and Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) training was carried out by armies of India and the US during the conduct of exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ at the Equipment Simulator Training Area (ESTA) Alaska’ Anchorage. Read More …

Task Force Phoenix CEMA cell in the fight against adversary unmanned aerial systems

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait — Coalition forces are countering adversary unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations with a rapidly evolving set of tools and training. Task Force Phoenix—a combat aviation brigade responsible for full-spectrum Read More …

Saudi air defenses intercept Houthi drone targeting Abha airport, four injured

Saudi Arabia’s air defenses have intercepted a booby-trapped drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthis in attempt to carry out an attack on Abha International Airport. “Shrapnel have scattered and fell in the vicinity of Abha’s internal airport as a result Read More …

Drones are redefining the modern battlefield – we must act swiftly to counter the UAS threat

Recent events in Afghanistan remind us that today’s global security landscape presents a vast matrix of complex challenges for the Department of Defense (DoD). One of the most concerning tactical developments is the rapid evolution in the use of militarized Read More …

British Army outlines battlefield of tomorrow

Designed to equip soldiers with a fighting and competitive edge in modern warfare, the integration of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) will exploit ‘human-machine-teams’ through a combination of autonomous, robotic and artificial intelligence technologies. Examples of how the Army may Read More …

New Army training, held at Fort McCoy, addresses emerging drone threat

It was the early hours of Sept. 14, 2019, when a swarm of small drones left two Saudi oil facilities in ruins. The aftermath was caught on film from several angles and captured a near-Biblical sight — giant pillars of Read More …

US Forces Shoot Down Armed Drone Over Iraq Embassy Hours After Rocket Attack

US forces shot down an armed drone above their embassy in Baghdad on Monday night, Iraqi security officials said, hours after a rocket attack on a base housing US soldiers in the west of the country. American defence systems fired Read More …

Fort Carson soldiers train to counter small drones ahead of CENTCOM deployment

Soldiers in Colorado have completed new predeployment training on countering small drones, as U.S. forces face a growing threat of attacks from the remotely piloted devices in the Middle East, the military said. While U.S. forces deployed to Central Command Read More …

4th ID Soldiers first to receive counter UAS threat training at home

Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division took part in the first home-station training for the Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems from April 19-May 7, 2021, prior to a deployment. Soldiers used a system of sensors and shooters called the Mobile-Low, Slow, Read More …

Two drones shot down above Iraq base housing US troops

The Iraqi army has said that two drones were destroyed above a base housing United States troops, one month after the same base was targeted by an armed drone. The US military’s C-RAM defence system was activated to shoot down Read More …