Ukraine’s special forces have developed new tech that allows drones to fly without GPS

Ukraine’s special forces have developed new software that allows drones to fly without the use of GPS, limiting the impact of Russian jamming. The software, called Eagle Eyes, allows unmanned drones to travel using sight rather than satellite-based GPS navigation, Read More …

The Houthis Are Schooling Us in Asymmetric Warfare

The Houthis of Yemen think they’re at war with the West. With the news that three undersea fiber-optic cables were severed off the Yemeni coast and that one of their ballistic missiles took lives for the first time upon striking 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 …

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 …

Navy’s Irregular Warfare Unit Releases Advanced Technology Research & Development BAA

The U.S. Navy’s Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate, or IWTSD, has released a broad agency announcement seeking research proposals in areas of advanced development and explosive ordnance disposal and explosive operations. A notice posted Wednesday on SAM.gov states that the Read More …

Ukrainian spies vow to stab Russia ‘with a needle in the heart’

Ukraine’s spies aim to intensify intelligence operations and conduct sabotage strikes deep in Russian-controlled territory next year to bring the war as close to the Kremlin as possible, the head of Ukraine’s SBU security service told POLITICO. “We cannot disclose Read More …

Countering IEDs by using GIS

In the military, soldiers face an abundance of threats when they are on deployment overseas. One of the scariest threats that they face on deployment is from improvised explosive devices, also known as IEDs. IEDs can be made in a Read More …

How ISIS Used Make-Shift Armored Cars to Carry out Suicide Bombings

Key point: Insurgents and weak forces with low budgets often come up with improvised weapons to maximize damage. That includes both suicide attacks and armored vehicles. In the early 2000s, the video game Command & Conquer: Generals included a playable terrorist faction Read More …