Yemen gov’t says Houthis hit Red Sea aid port

Yemeni officials have said the country’s Houthi rebels have fired a ballistic missile and five explosive-laden drones at a Red Sea port, destroying humanitarian aid warehouses. The foreign ministry of the internationally recognised government said in a statement on Saturday Read More …

Iraq’s Erbil airport targeted in drone attack

Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq has been targeted in a drone attack, Kurdish security officials said, the latest in a series of similar incidents over the past year. The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, of which Read More …

Saudi forces intercept ballistic missiles and drones fired from Yemen

Saudi Arabia has intercepted three ballistic missiles fired from neighbouring Yemen targeting the oil-rich Eastern province, as well as the cities of Najran and Jazan in the south, defence officials claimed. Shrapnel from one of the missiles scattered over the 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 …

India: BSF warns about drone threats in villages near border areas of Rajasthan

Referring to the continuous threat of drones from the international border adjoining Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, Border Security Force (BSF) Rajasthan Frontier on Monday said there is the possibility of threats in villages closer to border areas Read More …

Drones and Violent Nonstate Actors in Africa

The risk of militarization of drone technology in Africa represents a new asymmetric tool that violent nonstate groups may deploy to extend the reach of their lethality, reshaping the African battlefield. In late 2016, the Islamic State (ISIS) reached an Read More …

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on the Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Drone carrying 5 kg ‘ready to use’ IED material shot down

Jammu and Kashmir Police shot down a drone carrying a 5 kg improvised explosive device (IED) material in “ready to use” condition near the International Border at Gurah Pattan, in Akhnoor sector of Jammu, early Friday, the police said. Carrying Read More …

Enter The New IED: Improvised Explosive Drone

For the Taliban, the mere mention of “drone” has long conjured up images of flying, buzzing death, and rightly so. They lost some of their senior leaders in US drone strikes in the border regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Read More …