Drone surveillance and warfare

August 14, 2017 - 12:42 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy says it had a second tense encounter with an unarmed Iranian drone in the Persian Gulf in recent days. The 5th Fleet in Bahrain said Monday the encounter involved the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and an Iranian Sadegh drone. Lt. Ian McConnaughey, a...
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Turkish police officers escort Russian national Renad Bakiev in Adana, Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national and suspected Islamic State militant for allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Turkey's Incirlik air base, according to the Turkish police. Renad Bakiev was detained in the southern city of Adana over suspicions that he plotted to crash an American aircraft or attack the Incirlik air base using a drone, the Adana police said in a statement. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 8:51 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national and suspected Islamic State group militant for allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Turkey's Incirlik air base, police said Thursday. Renad Bakiev was detained in the southern city of Adana over suspicions that he...
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August 10, 2017 - 7:01 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national and suspected Islamic State group militant for allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Turkey's Incirlik air base, police said Thursday. Renad Bakiev was detained in the southern city of Adana over suspicions that he...
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August 10, 2017 - 5:13 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A private news agency in Turkey says authorities have detained a suspected Islamic State militant who was allegedly planning a drone attack on U.S. aircraft at Incirlik air base. Dogan news agency said Thursday that a Russian national was detained in the southern Turkish city of...
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August 07, 2017 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has sent new guidance to the armed services that lays out the military's authority to disable or shoot down any drone that violates airspace restrictions over a U.S. base and is deemed a security risk. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis told Pentagon reporters Monday that a...
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July 31, 2017 - 8:53 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military said Monday it carried out a drone strike in Somalia that killed a member of the al-Shabab extremist group, while a Somali intelligence official said an al-Shabab leader was targeted but it was not clear whether he had been killed. A statement from the U...
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July 20, 2017 - 10:28 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Officials say that Turkish security forces have used an armed drone to locate and kill six Kurdish militants who allegedly were responsible for kidnapping and killing a school teacher in southeast Turkey. The governor's office for Tunceli province said Thursday the six were...
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July 10, 2017 - 8:23 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — An active duty Army soldier has been arrested by the FBI in Hawaii on terrorism charges after he allegedly attempted to provide classified documents and a drone to the Islamic State group, officials said Monday. A criminal complaint filed by the FBI said Ikaika Kang attempted to...
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July 04, 2017 - 4:11 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia as the Trump administration quietly steps up efforts against the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. Pentagon spokeswoman Maj. Audricia M. Harris said the strike occurred Sunday...
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July 04, 2017 - 3:58 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike against al-Shabab in Somalia as the Trump administration quietly steps up efforts against the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. Pentagon spokeswoman Maj. Audricia M. Harris says the strike occurred Sunday...
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