Drones can also be weapons. Loaded with explosives, they’re a bomb. Equipped with a camera, they’re a tool for espionage. German startup Dedrone has developed systems to protect against drone attacks. Buyers come from all over the world.
Yemen-based Houthi rebels have launched their third attack in three weeks on Abha international airport in southern Saudi Arabia. The Saudis say they will intensify air raids on rebel positions.
Amid a fragile ceasefire, Houthi rebels have launched a deadly attack on a government-controlled air base, the largest of its kind in Yemen. Houthi media said the rebels had targeted "invaders" in the attack.
Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals.
A US military aircraft took control of 13 drones over Syria in January and tried to redirect them in an attack on a Russian airbase, a senior Russian official has claimed. Russia's military managed to thwart the attempt.
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