The Iranian Air Force has unveiled its first wide-body unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which is fully designed and manufactured at home, as the country prepares for celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition, as it was flying in the skies over a mountainous region in the country’s northwestern province of Sa’ada.
China is unleashing stealth drones and pilotless aircraft fitted with AK-47 rifles onto world markets, racing to catch up to US technology and adding to a fleet that has already seen combat action in the Middle East.
Yemeni army soldiers, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have reportedly launched an airstrike against a position of Saudi-sponsored militiamen loyal to Yemen's former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, in the country’s central province of al-Bayda.
Yemen's army and its allies have struck a Saudi military base in the kingdom's southwestern region of Asir with a combat drone, managing to capture dozens of mercenaries in the western coasts of Yemen following a retaliatory offensive.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has dropped some restrictions on sales of advanced US weapons in order to bolster the American arms industry and compete with China on the world weapons market.
German lawmakers from the Social Democratic Party (SPD) have blocked a billion-dollar deal to lease advanced Heron-2 drones from Israel, citing the capability of the unmanned aerial vehicles to carry weapons.