Tag: Iran

Drones Operating in Syria and Iraq

In Syria and Iraq today, there are more drones, made in more countries, and flown by more groups, than in any previous conflict. Once primarily the domain of technologically advanced militaries such as the United States, drones are being adopted…

Weekly Roundup 9/5/16

August 29, 2016 – September 4, 2016  If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. airstrike in Syria killed Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, a senior strategist and…

Drone Activity in Iran

By Dan Gettinger The Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman have, for several years, been a nexus for Iranian military drone activity. At no time was this more evident than on January 29, the day Iran claimed that it had…

Weekly Roundup 2/1/16

1/25/16 – 1/31/16 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Immediately following the detonation of Gilda at Bikini Atoll…

Weekly Roundup 11/23/15

11/16/15 — 11/22/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A task force established by the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration has recommended that…

Weekly Roundup 4/6/15

3/30/15 – 4/5/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The National Air and Space Museum recently took possession…

Weekly Roundup 2/16/15

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The Federal Aviation Administration has released its proposed rules for the domestic, non-recreational use of drones weighing less than 55…

Weekly Roundup 11/10

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone As military drones proliferate, countries are rushing to figure out ways to…

Weekly Roundup 8/25

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The ongoing protests in Ferguson have turned the nation’s attention on police…

A Brief History of Hamas and Hezbollah’s Drones

by Dan Gettinger and Arthur Holland Michel When the news broke that the Israeli Iron Dome anti-missile system had downed a Hamas-operated, possibly weaponized drone, the internet exploded. But the news hardly comes as a surprise. Hamas and Hezbollah have…

Iran’s Many Drones

By Arthur Holland Michel Last week, Iran unveiled its newest lethal drone. It’s called the Fotros, and, according to Hossein Dehghan, Iran’s Defence Minister, it has a range of 2,000 km and can remain aloft for between 16 and 30…

Weekly Roundup 11/18

At the Center for the Study of the Drone In an in-depth interview, artist and environmentalist Natalie Jeremijenko explains why we should completely re-think our relationship with drones. “There’s a fascination about the capacity we have to take other points…