Drone surveillance and warfare

Flames rise from a missile, which according to the Lebanon national news agency appears to be part of a Syrian air defense missile targeting an Israeli warplane which landed in a lemon grove, in Hasbani village, southwest Lebanon, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Lebanon is protesting Israel's use of its airspace to target Syria, saying it will complain to the U.N. Security Council. (AP Photo)
February 10, 2018 - 7:39 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel offensive against Iranian targets in Syria (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest developments in the region. Netanyahu says Saturday that he informed...
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Israeli security stands around the wreckage of an F-16 that crashed in northern Israel, near kibbutz of Harduf, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone it said infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a "large-scale attack" on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets inside Syria, in its most significant engagement since the fighting in neighboring Syria began in 2011. Responding anti-aircraft fire led to the downing of an Israeli fighter plane. (AP Photo/Rami Slush) ***ISRAEL OUT***
February 10, 2018 - 1:55 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before one of its own jets was downed. The sudden escalation offers what could be a harbinger of...
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This image from a video released by the U.S. Marine Corps, that will be shown online only Sunday during the Super Bowl and targeting a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits who are looking for a challenge. The high-powered, battle-heavy spot shows Marines deploying off ships in amphibious vehicles, dropping bombs from aircraft and hurling a shoulder-launched drone into the air. (U.S. Marine Corps via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 8:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the U.S. Marine Corps will air an ad during the Super Bowl, using an online-only spot Sunday to target a young, tough, tech-savvy audience for potential recruits looking for a challenge. The high-powered, battle-heavy, 30-second ad shows Marines...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2010, file photo, a Pakistani border guard stands alert as NATO trucks carry fuel, proceed to neighboring Afghanistan at Pakistani border post Chaman. As bad as President Donald Trump sees U.S.-Pakistani ties, they can get far worse. Over 16 years that included deadly U.S. drone strikes and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant allies never reached one point of no return: Pakistan closing air routes to Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Shah Khalid, File)
January 19, 2018 - 1:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As bad as President Donald Trump describes U.S.-Pakistani ties today, they can get far worse. Over 16 years that included hundreds of deadly U.S. drone strikes, Osama bin Laden's killing on Pakistani soil and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant...
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A Russian officer stands next to drones that attacked the Russian air base in Syria and were captured by the Russian military are displayed at a briefing in the Russian Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Saturday's, Jan.6, 2018 raid against the Hemeimeem air base and a Russian naval facility in Tartus involved 13 drones, seven of the drones were shot down by air defense systems and the remaining six were forced to land, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
January 12, 2018 - 9:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says it has eliminated a group of rebels who have attacked Russia's air base in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry said it tracked down the rebels with drones and struck them with artillery while they were getting into a minibus in the northwestern province of...
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FILE - In this file photo, taken from the Russian Defence Ministry Press Service Facebook on Tuesday, Jan. 9 2018, one of the drones that was forced to land after an unsuccessful attack attempt sits on a table at Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Just weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory in Syria, Russian military outposts in the country have come under rebel attacks that are challenging Moscow's gains. The incursions have raised doubts both about the sustainability of the Syrian government's recent victories and Moscow's ability to protect its assets in the country. (Russian Defence Ministry Press Service photo via AP, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:29 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Just weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory in Syria, Russian military outposts in the country have come under rebel attacks that are challenging Moscow's gains. Russian bases located in Syrian President Bashar Assad's Alawite heartland had been immune to rebel...
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In this photo taken from the Russian Defence Ministry Press Service Facebook page on Tuesday, Jan. 9 2018, one of the drones that was forced to land after an unsuccessful attack attempt sits at a table at Hemeimeem air base in Syria. Russia's Defence Ministry said its forces repelled a series of drone attacks on the Hemeimeem air base and a naval facility in Tartus, adding that such attacks would have required assistance from a country possessing satellite navigation technology — a statement that appeared to be aimed at the United States. (Russian Defence Ministry Press Service photo via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 7:02 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia said Tuesday that a recent series of drone attacks on its military bases in Syria would have required assistance from a country possessing satellite navigation technology — a statement that appeared to be aimed at the United States. Russia's Defense Ministry said its forces...
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December 27, 2017 - 4:29 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military says it has killed 13 members of the al-Shabab extremist group with a new airstrike in southern Somalia. The statement from the U.S. Africa Command says the strike was carried out Sunday morning. A spokeswoman says it occurred about 50 kilometers (31 miles)...
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December 26, 2017 - 10:37 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Southern California couple used a drone to deliver illegal drugs to their customers. Benjamin Baldassarre and Ashley Carroll, of Riverside, were charged Tuesday with possessing controlled substances for sale and child endangerment. It's unclear if they...
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December 26, 2017 - 4:12 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group that monitors extremist organizations says the Islamic State group has posted what is thought to be the first video from IS-affiliated fighters in Somalia. The video posted online Monday calls on supporters to "hunt down" what it calls nonbelievers and attack churches...
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