Drone Drops Leaflets on Event

A social media post lead us to this video recently shot in Sacramento, CA. The post and video description described this as a leaflet drop at the Firefighters Memorial on September 30, 2017. The description also indicated a DJI Mavic Pro was used for the operation.

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Wooden Bombs from ISIS

These machined wooden tail kits appear very similar to machined plastic units seen in earlier munitions. Those were inspired by a rocket propelled grenade. Did they run out of plastic? The warhead appears to be a grenade with additional metal bonded to the outside for greater fragmentation. SDF seize ISIS weapons and electronics in Raqqa, […]

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Don’t Forget About Rockets

We get wrapped up with threats from drone technology, but ISIS, Hamas, and others have proven small rockets can be powerful asymmetric weapons. The damage is not always physical either. Hezbollah and Hamas have forced Israel to spend millions of dollars on the Iron Dome anti-rocket system. In addition to the development costs, each engagement […]

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September 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

As of October 3, 2017, the Counter-UAS newsletter became a weekly publication to better keep up with fast moving events. Look for it every Tuesday. If you are not a subscriber, signup below. C-UAS News Defense Blog: Syria’s military develops new weapon station against drones “The Syrian weapon station is currently armed with a 12.7 […]

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August 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News American Security Today: Unmanned Systems the New Weapon for Terrorist Attacks “Long a tool of US allies trying to foil improvised explosive devices, unmanned systems now may be entering the fray against friendly forces.” CNN: Exclusive: CNN witnesses US Navy’s drone-killing laser “In the sometimes hostile waters of the Persian Gulf looms the […]

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ISIS-Bulgarian Munition

Syrian Army shot down a Daesh(ISIS) drone that dropped a NATO-Bulgarian GLV-HEF projectile on a home in Abu Alalaya,Homs CS injuring a child pic.twitter.com/YyXiUt3WAk — M Green (@MmaGreen) April 19, 2017 Additional information for the munition can be found at Armament Research Services. Here’s another story on the incident from News Punch. According to the […]

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Recent ISIS Drone Strikes

#Iraq: #ISIS drone has bombed a #PMU base south of #Tal_Afar today. pic.twitter.com/lqlsr0Z8Gs — WorldOnAlert (@worldonalert) August 16, 2017 Video from Deir Ezzor showing two drone strikes. Stills published a few weeks ago. @SaladinAlDronni pic.twitter.com/0XRLG2kmw7 — Nick Waters (@N_Waters89) August 21, 2017

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Large Drone with Mortar

Large rebel quadcopter drone armed w/ a mortar round captured by loyalists in Suweida area -h/t @AllyOfTruth pic.twitter.com/CobomfIKZB — Hugo Kaaman (@HKaaman) August 17, 2017

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July 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News Motherboard: Drone Pilots Are Buying Russian Software to Hack Their Way Past DJI’s No Fly Zones “Should drone owners be able to fly their drones wherever and however they want to? This is the question increasingly asked by the consumer drone community as drone giant DJI tightens flying restrictions on its customers.” UAS Vision: Russia and Iran […]

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ISIS Tin Man Munition

This type of Islamic State drone munition appears to have been made of tin cans, with text still visible on its tail. pic.twitter.com/DMHcSG9qzq — Oryx (@oryxspioenkop) August 4, 2017

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