AMMAN (Reuters) – The U.S. led coalition said on Tuesday it had shot down an armed pro-Syrian drone that had been advancing on its forces near a garrison close to the border with Iraq in southeastern Syria.
A U.S. missile defense site in South Korea was photographed by a North Korean drone last week, according to Seoul’s Defense Ministry.
Iran released video footage showing a drone shadowing U.S. military forces operating in Syria just a day before an unmanned aerial vehicle launched a strike on American forces in the war-torn country, a move that has raised concerns among U.S. officials about the Islamic Republic’s increasing willingness to use military force in the region.
(Reuters) – President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency new authority to conduct drone attacks against suspected militants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing U.S. officials.
Drone aircraft recently carried out unauthorized intrusions over Air Force and Navy nuclear facilities, and the incidents pose a growing threat, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command disclosed to Congress Wednesday.
The first drone strikes launched under the Trump administration over the weekend killed three alleged al Qaeda militants in Yemen, according to local security and tribal officials.
Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unveiled a new drone on Wednesday that could potentially be used by its naval units to crash into ships, serving as a kind of maritime suicide attack.
Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday she does not recall joking about launching a drone strike against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said he was “reticent” to comment on a reported remark by the Democratic nominee asking if the U.S. could launch a drone strike against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.