Drones manufactured in China commonly used in America now pose a huge national security threat

While Joe Biden apparently cozied up to the Chinese Communist Party in his shady business dealings with his son Hunter, we are now seeing a disturbing trend taking hold in the U.S. as hundreds of so-called “recreational drones” manufactured by Read More …

Yemen: Houthis stage attack on Al Dhaba oil port in first after truce

Attack was carried out by two drones but did not lead to casualties or damage, government says, warning “all options” are on the table in response to the raid. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed an attack on a southern oil Read More …

FBI probing cases of bomb-laden drones in US

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Thursday the agency is investigating several cases in which people sought to fly drones equipped with home-made bombs within the United States. “We are investigating, even as we speak, several instances within the US of Read More …

Arabian Sea: Drone hits Israeli-linked tanker off the coast of Oman

An oil tanker associated with an Israeli billionaire has been struck by an Iranian bomb-carrying drone off the coast of Oman amid heightened tensions with Tehran, officials said Wednesday. Meanwhile, Greece said Iran freed two Greek oil tankers held by Read More …

Finland: Weapons supplied to Ukraine have ended up with criminals in Finland

Organised crime is growing in Finland and there is a high demand for weapons. The routes and connections from Ukraine to Finland are already in place. The police are hoping for additional resources for an increasing workload due to the Read More …

Russia says UK navy blew up Nord Stream, London denies involvement

Russia’s defence ministry said on Saturday (29 October) that British navy personnel blew up the Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, a claim that London said was false and designed to distract from Russian military failures in Ukraine. Russia did Read More …

Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from CBRNe Secure India; Norwegian People’s Aid; C-IED Centre of Excellence; Chelton Read More …

FBI warns drones pose potential risk to critical infrastructure after some spotted over Louisiana chemical facilities

Drones have been spotted flying over Louisiana chemical facilities and a pipeline over the past year and a half, prompting an FBI warning on Thursday about the potential for espionage and terrorism at critical infrastructure facilities, according to a report Read More …

Terror groups are recruiting engineer-terrorists

US National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence opines that terrorists will conduct AI-powered cyberattacks and pair AI software with commercially available drones to create ‘smart weapons’. The recent issue of “Voice of Khorasan”, the Islamic State’s mouthpiece in Afghanistan and Read More …

Al Shabaab drones, and the African conundrum

The proliferation of drone technology across Africa has significantly expanded humanitarian, and military operations, although, still an emerging technology in the continent, however, in the hands of non-state armed groups, they pose a significant threat. The combat drone was once Read More …