Drone strike

Collateral damage: crushing the myths of accuracy and accountability in modern warfare

Remote warfare is characterised by a shift away from “boots on the ground”. It involves drone and airstrikes and special-operation teams training local forces to do the actual fighting and dying.

published on : 24th November 2021

Watchdog finds no misconduct in mistaken Afghan airstrike that killed civilians

The review, done by Air Force Lt.Gen. Sami Said, found there were some breakdowns in communications and in the process of identifying and confirming the target of the bombing.

published on : 4th November 2021

Defense chief orders new review of mistaken US drone strike after death of Afghan civilians

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Monday that Austin told the Air Force to appoint an officer at three- or four-star rank to review the Central Command investigation.

published on : 21st September 2021

Sorry is not enough: Afghan survivors of US drone strike demand punishment to personnel who launched hellfire on children

McKenzie apologized for the error and said the United States is considering making reparation payments to the family of the victims.

published on : 18th September 2021

'They have to give us answers': Afghan family which lost its members in drone strike hits out at US

Senior US military officials said the drone strike hit an Islamic State target and weakened the extremist' ability to further disrupt the final phase of the US withdrawal and evacuation operations.

published on : 3rd September 2021

US confirms drone strike eliminating IS suicide bombers en route to Kabul airport

Two American military officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations, called the airstrike successful and said the vehicle carried multiple bombers.

published on : 29th August 2021

Taliban says US airstrike hits suicide bomber targeting Kabul airport

Two American military officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations, called the airstrike successful.

published on : 29th August 2021

2 high-profile ISIS-K 'planners and facilitators' killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

The drone strike came a day after President Biden vowed to "hunt" down the terrorists and make them "pay" for the Kabul airport attack,

published on : 28th August 2021

IAF personnel were alert during Jammu drone attack, acted swiftly after explosions: Sources

The two personnel claim they could hear the drones entering, but could not see them because they did not have their lights on. The blast reportedly happened 30 seconds after they heard the noise.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Our drone system would have detected Jammu Airbase attacks: DRDO

According to DRDO, their D-4 drone system is capable of destroying micro-drones by jamming the command and control links and by damaging the hardware of the drones.

published on : 2nd July 2021
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