Tag: Israel

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…

Weekly Roundup 7/7

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 Joe Noci, a former military aviation executive, designs and builds sophisticated…

Weekly Roundup 3/11

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 the crisis in Crimea escalates, Russia is stepping up its…

Weekly Roundup 1/14

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 In order to correct what we deemed to be an under-representation…

Weekly Roundup 12/2

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page.  At the Center for the Study of the Drone On November 26, an Israeli mall and cinema complex was converted into…

Mall Drones in Israel

By Andrew Beale On November 26, at the Cinema City Mall in Rishon LeZion, Israel, between the sunglasses stand and the entrance to the movie theater, exactly where you might expect to find a shiny new Nissan, a different kind…

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 11/4

At the Center for the Study of the Drone While aerial drones dominate the media spotlight, their lowly ground-based counterparts are quickly developing and proliferating around the world, with profound consequences for the future of warfighting. We explore the strange…

Weekend Roundup 7/1

If you want to receive our roundup directly to your inbox each week, you can subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Trending Now China’s push to become a major player in the international drone market has had a…

Weekend Roundup 6/9

If you would like to receive our weekly roundup directly to your inbox, let us know at barddrones [at] gmail. News Trending Now The new Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, called for a halt to American drone strikes. “It…

Weekend Roundup 5/19

News Trending Now President Obama plans to address the use of drones and the Guantanamo detention facility in a major defense speech this week. (The Guardian) The United States Senate debated the terms of the Authorized Use of Military Force,…

Weekend Roundup 4/28

News Trending Now The United States Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing this week titled ‘Drone Wars: the Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killing.’ Watch video here. (Senate.gov) In testifying before the Judiciary Committee, Farea al-Muslimi, a 23-year old…