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 …

Mexico: Drone footage shows people fleeing after CJNG cartel drops improvised explosive charges in the forests of Tepalcatepec

A drug cartel used drones to drop explosives on unsuspecting inhabitants in the forests of Tepalcatepec, Mexico, in the latest demonstration of unchecked violence in the region. People were sent running for their lives on Monday as the drones, controlled Read More …

Low-cost warfare: US military battles with ‘Costco drones’

Late in 2019, American military equipment detected an incoming enemy drone over an Iraqi base hosting US forces. The troops were jumpy; their base was vulnerable and exposed. The detection system gave a grainy picture but indicated the object was Read More …

More explosives-bearing drones downed near base housing US troops in Iraq

Two fixed-wing drones rigged with explosives were shot down Tuesday near a base in Iraq that houses American troops, the second such incident in as many days, officials said. The unmanned aircraft were downed outside the perimeter of al Asad Read More …

Iraq: Two armed ‘suicide drones’ shot down by US-led coalition forces at Baghdad airport

Two drones targeting US forces at Baghdad airport were shot down this morning as terrorists launched an attack on the anniversary of the killing of revered Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. The ‘suicide drones, or improvised cruise missiles’, were launched at Read More …

Killer Drones

Commercially available quadcopter drones carrying small amounts of explosives are “the most concerning tactical development since the rise of the improvised explosive device in Iraq,” US Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr., senior US commander for the Middle East, said last Read More …

US kills senior al-Qaeda leader in Syria with drone strike

The US military has killed senior al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar in a drone strike in Syria, a US Central Command spokesman said. “The removal of this al-Qaeda senior leader will disrupt the terrorist organisation’s ability to further plot and Read More …

Drone Strikes Hit Positions Near U.S. Base in Syria

Unidentified drones struck positions near a U.S. military garrison located in a remote stretch of southeastern Syria close to the borders with Jordan and Iraq, Newsweek has learned. Reports of the attack first spread across local outlets tied to the Read More …

Saudi air defenses intercept Houthi drone targeting Abha airport, four injured

Saudi Arabia’s air defenses have intercepted a booby-trapped drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthis in attempt to carry out an attack on Abha International Airport. “Shrapnel have scattered and fell in the vicinity of Abha’s internal airport as a result Read More …