Northern Iraq: Explosive drone detonates in Erbil

A drone exploded in Iraq’s northern city of Erbil on Wednesday injuring three people and damaging several cars, according to a statement by Kurdistan’s counter-terrorism service. The explosive drone detonated on Pirmam road in Erbil’s outskirts at 9:35 p.m. Iraq Read More …

Transnistria Foils ‘terror Bid’ Involving Drone Near Television Studio

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Transnistria reported that a drone was spotted near the Mayak television and radio centre during the night of May 3. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the “attempt of a terrorist act” was Read More …

Ukraine: Of Roadside Bombs And Drones, Putin’s Looming Insurgency Problem

The Russian military may soon experience a violent and tech laden insurgency the likes of which it has never endured — in Afghanistan, in Chechnya, or in Syria — and against which it may not prevail. The Ukrainian military did Read More …

Ukrainian defenders show off improvised attack drones

While much of Ukraine’s success against Russian forces has been down to agile tactics and advanced hardware, the ability to improvise equipment is proving to be equally important. This agricultural drone has been converted to carry explosives – and is 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 …

Mexico confirms 1st apparent victim of cartel land mines in Michoacan state

A farmer with fields on a front line between warring drug cartels in Michoacan state was killed when his pickup truck drove over an improvised land mine, prosecutors said Monday, reporting what appears to be the first civilian death from Read More …

Turkey’s Financial Crimes Investigation Board report uncovers millions of dollars worth of UAV and bomb making materials trade

A report by the Financial Crimes Investigation Board (MASAK) on freezing the assets of people linked to ISIS in Turkey has uncovered an evidence of the illicit arms trade. According to the MASAK report, millions of dollars worth of unmanned Read More …

NSG chief: Weaponised drones will be next-gen terror tactics

In the run up to the assembly polls in five states, the National Security Guard (NSG) has defused several improvised explosive devices (IEDs). While a court complex in Ludhiana witnessed a deadly blast on December 23, security agencies have been Read More …

Myanmar’s Rebels Get Resourceful With Improvised Drones

Since the Islamic State first systematically started using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) drones to drop munitions in 2016, the use of small, remotely controlled airborne devices to carry out attacks has been replicated around the world, from rebels in Ukraine, to Read More …