Hezbollah’s threats to northern Israel: The evolution of drone warfare

On Monday, February 19, a drone carrying explosives struck a field near Arbel in northern Israel. This is around 30 kilometers from the Lebanon border, which meant the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) had flown for some distance inside Israeli airspace. Read More …

Mexican Drug Cartels Employ Landmines and IEDs in Escalating Turf Wars

In a dangerous escalation of violence, Mexican drug cartels have resorted to using landmines and IEDs along trafficking routes in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The discovery of these deadly devices near Rio Bravo, San Fernando, and Valle Hermoso highlights the ruthless innovation Read More …

UK, NATO to send 1000s of FPVs as drone warfare intensifies in Ukraine

The United Kingdom is set to co-lead a coalition of European partners to develop and send “thousands” of first-person view (FPV) drones to Ukraine, His Majesty’s Government has announced. Proven to be highly effective against Russian assets in the country, Read More …

Emerging Technology and Risk Analysis

Unmanned aerial systems (UASs) or drone technologies, both individual systems and swarms of UASs, have proliferated over the past 25 years for a wide variety of applications. As a result, this technology and the ability to employ these UAS capabilities Read More …

Moldova destroyed explosives found in a Shahed drone that strayed from the war in Ukraine

Authorities in Moldova said Monday they destroyed explosives discovered in a part of a Shahed drone that crashed on its territory from the war in neighboring Ukraine. Police said that 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of explosives were discovered during an Read More …

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 …

Syria: Several drones target US military base at Al-Omar oilfield in Deir ez-Zor province

A US military base came under a drone attack by Iran-backed groups in Deir ez-Zor province in eastern Syria, according to local sources on Thursday. Multiple kamikaze drones were fired at the military base at Al-Omar oilfield, where US forces Read More …

DIA report confirms the Huthis’ use of Iranian missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles to conduct attacks across the Middle East

JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING — Analysis confirms that Houthi forces have employed various Iranian-origin missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles against military and civilian targets throughout the region, according to an unclassified report released today by the Defense Intelligence Agency. “Iran: Enabling Read More …

Syria: Drone attack kills six Kurdish-led fighters at the al-Omar oil field

A drone attack on the largest US military base in Syria has killed at least six allied Kurdish-led fighters. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said its commando academy at the al-Omar oil field in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour Read More …

The drone wars of Iran’s militias are becoming more deadly

Iran has been increasingly exporting drones to its proxies throughout the Middle East over the last decade. The drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increasingly play a role in Iran’s policies and the attacks by Iran’s proxies. Several years ago the Read More …