The Use of Drones in Unconventional Warfare

The Use of Drones in Unconventional Warfare

Drones have become a trusted tool in the arsenal of non-state actors seeking to engage in asymmetric attacks against a more powerful adversary. Besides Hezbollah, a range of terrorist groups deploy drones in their operations, including the so-called Islamic State,...
The search for the counterdrone ‘silver bullet’

The search for the counterdrone ‘silver bullet’

Pairing counterdrone sensors with a range of tools that can jam or shoot drones out of the sky is one way to mitigate gaps in security shown by the drone strike on the refinery in Saudi Arabia. When it comes to defending infrastructure, there is no one-size-fits-all...
Russian Syrian Airbase Downed 100+ Terrorist Drones

Russian Syrian Airbase Downed 100+ Terrorist Drones

Air defense and electronic warfare systems deployed at Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Syria have shot down or disabled over 100 drones during terrorists’ attempted attacks on the military facility over the past two years, Defense Ministry Spokesman Major-General Igor...
Drones Pose New Threat on Colombia’s Pacific Coast

Drones Pose New Threat on Colombia’s Pacific Coast

The discovery of two drones in the department of Nariño has raised fears about what impact such technology could have on the current conflict in the southwest of Colombia. On September 19, the Colombian Army announced that an operation had seized two Syma drones,...