Syrian air defense says it confronted drones near Jableh

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN SANA media in Syria says air defense confronted aerial threats near Jebleh (جبلة) on June 23, just after midnight. https://twitter.com/AlmanarBreaking/status/1275163467096436738 Subsequent articles say the air defense "prevented" a drone attack. Numerous websites reported the battle against drones near Jableh. RT says the same thing. Lebanese media added the following: " For …

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In Jordan for Eager Lion: Testing drones and counter-UAS

In Jordan in 2019 US forces learned and showcased abilities with drones and counter-drones. In one photo a Marine shows how to use a Parrot Disco drone at King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center. "Soldiers were taught to recognize drone maneuvers in response to increased use by adversaries." A Phantom 4 was also used. …

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US forces used nets to take down drones

Back in 2016 when everyone was experimenting with how to confront the emerging drone threats, US forces at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio used a counter-UAS system with a net to snare a DJI S1000 drone. This was par of the "2016 Air Force Research Laboratory Commanders Challenge at the Nevada National Security Site, …

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