Military drone news August 2020

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN SINAI: A drone crashed in north Sinai. It looks like an RQ-20 Puma. The drone would have been used by the Egyptian military against the ISIS ongoing insurgency in Sinai. The drone that crashed in Egypt FRANCE: The French are getting more tools to counter drones. The French Ministry of Defense … Continue reading Military drone news August 2020

Dominic Cummings warned of drone dangers

Add New Post Drones are in media again in the UK with a report that "MoD sources confirmed a personal tour had been organised for the prime minister’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings, which will also take in the specialist military research laboratories at Porton Down, Wiltshire." It goes on to note: "The idea is to … Continue reading Dominic Cummings warned of drone dangers

A look at Algeria’s drone program

An Algerian drone reportedly crashed on June 25. This is one of several CH-4 Chinese drones Algeria has. The recent crash was apparently due to the drone hitting a transmission tower or power lines. Collision control aspects that might have been in more hi-tech western drones were evidently not on this one. The Algerian … Continue reading A look at Algeria’s drone program

US forces train with a Puma drone

US forces have been training with Puma drones for years. In one photos an instructor from Training and Logistics Support Activity-West (TALSA) with class RQ20B Puma, "teaches U.S. Marines how to inspect the functionality of an RQ-20 Puma." It was taken at Camp Pendleton. This is important training. It was taken on January 24, 2018. … Continue reading US forces train with a Puma drone