Ukraine Using Thousands Of Networked Microphones To Track Russian Drones

Ukraine is using a network made up of thousands of acoustic sensors across the country to help detect and track incoming Russian kamikaze drones, alert traditional air defenses in advance, and also dispatch ad hoc drone hunting teams to shoot Read More …

Yemen: Houthis launch missiles, drone barrage in new Red Sea attack

Yemen’s Houthis launched their largest missile and drone attack to date on ships in the Red Sea, forcing a response from US and UK forces patrolling the critical waterway. American and British jets and warships shot down 18 drones and Read More …

Indian Air Force requires three systems to protect bases from attack by multiple swarm drones

With the threat posed by unmanned aerial systems growing by the day, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has chalked out the requirement for different mobile systems to counter such threats in different operational scenarios, particularly that from multiple swarm drones. Read More …

US intercepts explosive-laden drones launched from Yemen

The Pentagon announced this morning that a US destroyer intercepted several explosive-laden drones launched from Yemen from areas controlled by the Houthis. The US Central Military Command, Centcom, said in a post on X: “On the morning (Yemen time) of Read More …

Countering Unmanned Aerial System Attacks a Priority

Army Maj. Gen. Sean A. Gainey, director, of that office spoke today at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event, “Countering Small Uncrewed Aerial Systems.” Each of the military services, in partnership with industry, is conducting experiments and doing 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 …

Special operators need counter-drone, counter-IED tech in a smaller package

U.S. special operations forces need a tool that can both jam radio frequencies to stop roadside bombs from exploding as well as neutralize drone threats by land, air and sea — and it has to be small. That’s what Special Read More …

Saudi air defences destroy 9 armed drones

The Saudi-led Arab coalition said on Friday that Saudi defenses shot down nine armed drones fired at the Kingdom. It said the aircraft were aimed at civilian locations and energy facilities. It accused the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen of Read More …

Low-cost warfare: US military battles with ‘Costco drones’

Late in 2019, American military equipment detected an incoming enemy drone over an Iraqi base hosting US forces. The troops were jumpy; their base was vulnerable and exposed. The detection system gave a grainy picture but indicated the object was Read More …