A friendly word of advice to officials and media in India still going bat do-do over an alleged terrorist drone attack on one of the nation’s air force bases: Don’t do the work of extremists for them. That’s a reminder that anyone responding to suspected terror action should remember, but one particularly worth shouting above the hysterical din still raging in India more than a week after the June 27 incident.
Drone attacks Stories July 7
Drone attacks Stories July 5
It’s happened before… and, unfortunately, it’s happened again: People modifying drones to carry explosive charges and use the devices as weapons. This latest case (and they are thankfully very rare) happened in India, and new details are emerging.
Drone attacks Stories June 6
Well, well, well, this is a twist we didn’t see coming! Sheriff Manuel Gonzales may go down in Internet history as the guy whose run for mayorship was interrupted by a dildo-donning drone, but it turns out, the risqué flying machine may not have been flaunting a sex toy at all.
Drone attacks Stories June 3
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a drone donning a dildo! A New Mexico sheriff running a mayoral campaign in Albuquerque got “dongcoptered” this week after someone flew a drone with a dildo dangling beneath it next to him while he was on the stage addressing a rally.
Drone attacks Stories September 6, 2019
Dutch media report that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had helped authorities in the Netherlands to apprehend 24-year-old Abdulkadir Ü. after he discussed plans to use drones in a terror attack on New Year’s Eve in Paris in online chatrooms. The suspected drone terrorist was arrested late last year after the FBI tipped off the Dutch police.
Drone attacks Stories August 9, 2018
The investigative team of the website Bellingcat has concluded through open source research that in the assassination attempt of President Maduro, it appears that “two drones attempted to attack a parade at which President Maduro was speaking”, that “both drones likely carried some form of explosive device” and that “one detonated near the parade, the other crashed and then likely detonated, causing a fire” and lastly that “it is not possible to accurately attribute this apparent attack without further information.” In the report, Bellingcat also indicates that the two drones might have been DJI Matrice 600’s.