A look at Houthi ‘Rased’ drone and its links to others

A photo of a crashed Houthi drone raises some questions about the role of the Houthi drone program and also Iran's role in providing technology for UAVs to the Houthis and Hezbollah. The drone is often called "Rased (راصد)." There are some details about it. It is one of several recon drones the Houthis use … Continue reading A look at Houthi ‘Rased’ drone and its links to others

What is this new Israeli drone?

Israel appeared to show off a new drone during a recent exercise for its multi-dimensional unit. https://twitter.com/AvichayAdraee/status/1286315556723982337 The type of drone is not known but there is speculation about it. https://twitter.com/David_Hambling/status/1288116862866190340 The speculation says it can attach to walls and leave things behind, such as munitions perhaps or other necessary items. Drones and tech are … Continue reading What is this new Israeli drone?

Israel’s IDF showcases training with drones

The IDF released video from a new training that has been completed. The video showcases several examples of use of small UAVs and also unmanned ground vehicles. See a link to the full video here. "In the exercise, the IDF activated a variety of aircraft, including squadrons of different warplanes, helicopters, and drones. Also, for … Continue reading Israel’s IDF showcases training with drones

Article alleges Trump expanded drone wars

A new article suggests Trump has increased the US use of drones. https://twitter.com/jchaltiwanger/status/1285645106553528322 This is important to the current administration because it has wanted to compete with China and other rising drone powers. Since the first days that US President Donald Trump came to office he has pushed for this. He has "approved a move … Continue reading Article alleges Trump expanded drone wars

Iraq: A drone was found with a strange bomb on it

A drone with a very serious bomb on it was found in Iraq. https://twitter.com/AuroraIntel/status/1286300306331009029 One writes "Interesting looking projectile captured from downed quad-copter today in Baghdad. This isn't amateur work. Any clue who could have made this." https://twitter.com/omar_nidawi/status/1286300243886247937 Did it weigh only 2kg, it seems larger. https://twitter.com/conornolan7/status/1286331975272456196 Others speculated "It's an AV-1 style fuze but … Continue reading Iraq: A drone was found with a strange bomb on it

Drones play key role in Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes

By SETH J. FRANTZMANDrones are playing a key role in the clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan. They have been used for footage of strikes by both sides and also used in the information war to show off each country's abilities. So far footage posted online by Azerbaijan has generally been better, but both sides have … Continue reading Drones play key role in Azerbaijan-Armenia clashes