Unmanned Aircraft Systems

21 Sep, ’21

Jamming, precision artillery and long range drone strikes on Libyan battlefield offer lessons learned for US military [Military Times]

2021-09-21T18:17:53-04:00Categories: Industry News|Tags: , |

Jamming, precision artillery and long range drone strikes on Libyan battlefield offer lessons learned for US military Shawn Snow | February 24, 2020 | Military Times Article excerpts: “The battlefield now features air defense systems, long-range drones, electronic war and the jamming of GPS systems that stretches 50 miles in from the Libyan coast — a hallmark of near-peer conflicts like Ukraine’s war with Russia and its separatist forces on the eastern front. ‘The use of air power and precision technology, including precision-guided artillery, has become a dominant feature of an otherwise low-intensity conflict,’ the UN report reads. ‘Multiple incidents of [ READ MORE ]

03 Mar, ’20

Battle for Idlib: Turkey’s drones and a new way of war [Al Jazeera]

2021-09-21T18:20:28-04:00Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , |

Battle for Idlib: Turkey’s drones and a new way of war What gives drones an edge over manned aircraft in certain missions and why is Turkey suddenly excelling at them? Alex Gatopoulos | March 3, 2020 | Al Jazeera Article excerpts: “Recent Turkish air raids have destroyed dozens of Syrian government tanks, armoured personnel carriers, and air defence systems sharply halting Syria’s advance towards Idlib. Allegedly launched in retaliation for an attack that killed 34 Turkish soldiers, the Turkish air offensive over Syria did not use manned aircraft but fleets of unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as UAVs or drones. [ READ MORE ]

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