Yemen’s Houthis say they launched drone attacks on Saudi capital

A spokesman for the Houthi movement says the group carried out drone attacks targeting positions in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, amid diplomatic efforts to reach a ceasefire in war-torn Yemen. There was no confirmation from the Saudi authorities to Read More …

How bees and drones team up to find landmines

Among the virtues of bees you may not be aware of is their knack for detecting bombs. Thanks to the fact that they can pick up the scent of explosives with their antennae, researchers in countries such as Croatia have Read More …

Weaponized Drones: The Next Terrorist Modus Operandi in Southeast Asia?

In 2020, a series of arrests conducted by Indonesia’s anti-terror police Detachment 88 revealed the terrorists’ intention to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. In October last year, a group of Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militants based in Read More …

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone launched from Yemen targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Coalition announced late Tuesday night that its forces had intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia. The thwarted attack comes a day after a fuel transport ship was subject to Read More …

Deadly Taliban Attack Probably Used Drone, a Worrisome Shift

A Taliban attack, most likely carried out by a drone, killed at least four security officers in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, according to senior and local Afghan officials, representing what could be the group’s first publicly known use of the Read More …

Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen S K Saini: Drones stand out among other threats in their destructive potential

Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) stand out among other threats in their innovative employment and destructive potential, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen S K Saini said on Saturday. “Considering their (drones) low cost, multi-use and dense proliferation, Read More …

Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #46: Weaponized Drones (Aerial Improvised Explosive Devices) Deployed by CJNG in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán

The Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) is alleged to have attempted to deploy two weaponsized drones with C4 or similar type explosives against their rivals—the Carteles Unidos (United Cartels)—in Tepalcatepec, Michoacán on 25 July 2020. The weaponized drones were not Read More …

Task Force Bayonet Soldiers train in electronic warfare

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment from Minnesota, conducted Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems training Aug. 17-20. Bravo Company is part of Task Force Bayonet, a group of over 900 Read More …

Pennsylvania: Bangor man who used drone to drop explosive devices sentenced to 5 years in prison

A Bangor man was sentenced Thursday for having homemade bombs and using a drone to drop explosive devices in Northampton County. 45-year-old Jason Muzzicato was sentenced to five years in prison and three years of supervised release for unlawfully possessing Read More …