Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch boat-borne bomb attack against Greek-owned ship in Red Sea

Yemen’s military spokesman Brig. Gen. Yahya Saree claimed responsibility for the attack, identifying the vessel targeted as the Liberian-flagged, Greek-owned bulk carrier Tutor. He described the attack as using a “drone boat,” as well as drones and ballistic missiles. In Read More …

Taiwan’s Ukraine-Inspired Kamikaze Boat to Harass Chinese Warships

A Taiwanese shipbuilder has unveiled an “unmanned boat” as a “universal test platform” that has “military applications” if “imagination” allows. A report by Liberty Times quoted officials from the developer, CITIC Shipbuilding, who indicated Taiwan’s private industry is being roped Read More …

Crazy footage shows Russian helicopter destroying Ukrainian USV carrying R-73 missile

A Russian Kamov Ka-27 Helix helicopter destroyed a Ukrainian USV (Unmanned Surface Vehicle) that was carrying an R-73 air-to-air missile. Ukrainian unmanned surface vehicles (USVs), also referred to as “drone boats” or “drone vessels”, have emerged as a significant threat Read More …

Ukrainian Drone Boats Sink Russian Navy Patrol Ship

Ukraine continues to strike blows against the Russian Black Sea Fleet, with the latest victim being the Project 22160 patrol ship Sergei Kotov, which was the target of an overnight attack involving uncrewed surface vessels (USVs), or ‘drone boats.’ The Read More …

Houthi Lethal Underwater Drones Adds New Threat to Red Sea

Merchant ships and warships in the Red Sea have been under frequent attacks from anti-ship cruise missiles, anti-ship ballistic missiles, explosive surface drones, and aerial drones. Now a new threat has emerged from underwater. On Feb. 18, U.S. Central Command Read More …

Ukraine claims to have sunk Russian landing ship in drone attack

Ukraine claims to have severely damaged and sunk a Russian landing ship in its latest drone attack against Moscow’s Black Sea fleet. Ukrainian military intelligence released video on Wednesday that it said showed several naval drones approaching the Ropucha-class large Read More …

Yemen: U.S. Central Command forces conduct self-defense strikes against USVs and missiles north of Al Hudaydah

TAMPA, Fla. – On Feb. 10, between the hours of 4-5 p.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) forces successfully conducted self-defense strikes against two unmanned surface vessels (USV) and three mobile anti-ship cruise missiles (ASCM) north of Al Hudaydah, Read More …

U.S. forces conducted self-defense strikes against Houthi explosive uncrewed surface vehicles

TAMPA, Fla. – On Feb. 5, at approximately 3:30 p.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command forces conducted a strike in self-defense against two Houthi explosive uncrewed surface vehicles (USV). U.S. forces identified the explosive USVs in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen Read More …

Ukraine says it sank Russian warship off coast of Crimea

Ukraine’s military intelligence says it sank a Russian warship off the coast of Crimea overnight into Thursday, landing the latest in a series of blows to Russia’s Black Sea Fleet after mounting a “massive” missile attack on the occupied peninsula Read More …

Red Sea: Drone Boat Used In Attempted Attack

The Houthis have introduced unmanned surface vessels (USVs) to their current array of threats to Red Sea shipping. While the Yemeni militant group has used crude drone boats before — they actually pioneered the operational use of kamikaze USVs years Read More …