Australian drone swarm to hunt boats

SwarmDiver is a new low-cost, small, autonomous drone that works in packs — all of which may begin to sound rather familiar. And it has military applications, one of which is a swarm attack from all directions at once. This is a waterborne drone though — I...

Militaries face the threat of small drones

As small commercial drones and their derivative get used increasingly on the battlefield, armed forces everywhere are looking at what this means and how they can handle the threat — and take advantage of the opportunities that small drones present. I write in...

Drone swarm assaults Russian airbase

The assault by 13 insurgent drones on a Russian airbase in Syria opens a new chapter in military history. Small, cheap and numerous lethal drones can be fielded even by non-state actors, while the Chinese are preparing swarms numbering thousands. Why is it so hard to...