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Anti-drone squads will now police prisons in the U.K.
Anti-drone squads will now police prisons in the U.K. Wed, Apr 19, 2017 The UK government announced the launch of a new drone squad to protect prisons against drone intrusions. The drone squad will try to detect approaching drones and traces them back to their operators. Read More

Photos show 'weaponized commercial drones' in Iraq
Photos show 'weaponized commercial drones' in Iraq Tue, Jan 24, 2017 Photos taken in Mosul, Iraq, show grenade-dropping drones used against the Iraqi security forces. The images taken by a former US Army special forces officer show improvised weapons consisting of a plastic tube attached to a consumer camera drone to ... Read More

African airline reports drone collision with Boeing 737-700
African airline reports drone collision with Boeing 737-700 Tue, Jan 24, 2017 Linhas Aereas de Mozambique reported that one of its Boeing 737-700 planes collided with a drone while approaching the airport in Tete, Mozambique. There were 86 people aboard when the incident happened. Fortunately, the pilots could land the plan... Read More

ISIS increasingly modifying drones to drop bombs
ISIS increasingly modifying drones to drop bombs Tue, Jan 24, 2017 ISIS is increasingly transform commercially available drones into bombs by carrying grenades and mortars. Coallition forces in Iraq report sightings of adversary drones in Mosul every day. Read More

Pentagon worried about drone threats
Pentagon worried about drone threats Thu, Jan 19, 2017 The Pentagon is worried about the misuse of commercially available drones by organizations like Hezbollah, and Islamic State to attack the US and allies. Military officials express the urgency of bringing drone countermeasure solutions to the battlef... Read More

North Korea May Be Developing a Dirty Bomb Drone
North Korea May Be Developing a Dirty Bomb Drone Wed, Dec 28, 2016 Experts claim that North Korea is developing a drone capable of spreading lethal amounts of radioactivity over a wide area, sickening people and making areas unlivable. If true, this drone is the latest threat in a series of nuclear or radiological w... Read More

Two near-crashes between airplanes and drones
Two near-crashes between airplanes and drones Wed, Dec 14, 2016 Two near-misses between airplanes and drones renew the fear of drones causing a major air accident. A drone entered the airspace above Manchester's airport and came within six metres of a Boeing 767 preparing to land. Another drone passed close to an... Read More

Islamic State uses drone with explosives to kill troops in Iraq
Islamic State uses drone with explosives to kill troops in Iraq Wed, Dec 14, 2016 The Islamic State has transformed small drones into dangerous mobile explosives, prompting American commanders in Iraq to issue a warning to forces fighting ISIS to treat any type of UAV as a potential explosive device. Having used surveillance drone... Read More

Unidentified drones spotted above Nordic military exercise
Unidentified drones spotted above Nordic military exercise Sun, Dec 11, 2016 In June, a remote-controlled drone invaded the airspace over a Nato training exercise in Sweden. Aother UAV flew over an air base in Hagshult in early September and a one was spotted during a naval exercise in November. In Norway similar incidents we... Read More

Drones used to smuggle drugs, mobile phones and SIM cards into prison
Drones used to smuggle drugs, mobile phones and SIM cards into prison Sun, Dec 11, 2016 According to The Mail on Sunday, three drones carrying contraband were flown into a prison in a single day. The UAVs were packed full of drugs, mobile phones and SIM cards and crash-landed in the grounds of Liverpool jail. There has recently been a h... Read More

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