"A riveting account of one of the most significant developments in contemporary warfare – the evolution and proliferation of drones. This is a very important book." – General David Petraeus, US Army (Ret.), former Commander of the Surge in Iraq, US Central Command, and Coalition and US Forces in Afghanistan, and former Director of the CIA
Drone news Oct 28-Nov 3: Iran’s latest, a sighting of a secretive RQ-180?
UAV-manned teaming trials. “Leonardo successfully demonstrated integrated capabilities between a manned aircraft and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This took place in the UK during Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) trials between a Leonardo AW159 Wildcat helicopter and a semi-autonomous UAV from Callen-Lenz Associates.”
Rob Lee: “What if I told you that our next war probably won’t look like Iraq or Afghanistan, and that we will still have JLTV, M-ATV, and MRAPs for IED-heavy environments? MRAPs will stop IEDs, but they likely won’t stop UCAVs, loitering munitions, or cheap ATGMs (see below).”
Jason Brodsky “Following the warning from the U.S. embassy about Riyadh, the Arab Coalition on Wednesday said it destroyed six bomb-laden drones launched by the #Iran-backed Houthis toward #SaudiArabia as well as a ballistic missile targeting the southern city of Jizan.”
“Akram al-Kaabi (al-Nujaba leader) and Yahya Rahim-Safvi meeting. I think the map markings (inside my red circles) include Afif, Al Duwadimi, Abha, and Jazan. All have been attacked in recent years by Houthis missiles and drones.” See here‘.