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Germany backs 3 billion euro contract for European military drone

The German parliament’s budget committee on Wednesday approved a 3 billion euro ($3.59 billion) contract for the development of a European military drone to...

Explosives-laden drone targets US forces at Iraq’s Erbil airport

A drone dropped explosives near US forces stationed at Erbil airport in northern Iraq late on Wednesday, Kurdish officials said, with no immediate reports...

Kenyan drone academy founder hopes to help aspiring pilots soar

In 2017, Nairobi-based producer Tony Mwangi headed to South Africa to retrain as a drone pilot instructor, hoping to get a head start in...

Yemen’s Houthis warn of stronger attacks after drone strikes on Saudi Arabiav

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis said on Friday they had attacked Saudi energy and military sites with 18 armed drones, and the kingdom’s energy ministry reported...

Biden wants to keep Trump policy that boosted armed drone exports – sources

The Biden administration wants to keep a controversial Trump policy that jump-started sales of armed drones to countries whose human rights records are under...

Anti-Euro 2020 drone interrupts La Liga game

A drone carrying a flag opposing Euro 2020 matches in Bilbao interrupted Athletic Bilbao’s match at home to Eibar in La Liga on Saturday. Play...

Drone strike on Riyadh oil refinery claimed by Houthis causes fire

An air attack on an oil refinery in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday caused a fire that was brought under control, the energy...

Israeli town abuzz with delivery drones in coordinated airspace test

The skies above the Israeli town of Hadera were abuzz with delivery drones on Wednesday as national authorities tested a central control room for...

Yemen’s Houthis say attacked southern Saudi airports with drones

Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Monday it had fired armed drones at an airport and air base in southern Saudi Arabia, and the Saudi-led...

Israel Aerospace, UAE weapons maker team up on anti-drone tech

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said on Thursday it would jointly develop an advanced drone defence system with the United Arab Emirates’ state-owned weapons maker...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...