Russia has secured an agreement with Iran to begin building hundreds of unmanned aerial vehicles on Russian soil, The Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing American and other Western intelligence sources.
Iran’s foreign minister on Saturday acknowledged for the first time that his country has supplied Russia with drones, insisting the transfer came before Moscow’s war on Ukraine that has seen the Iranian-made drones divebombing Kyiv.
Ukraine said Monday that Russian strikes, involving drones and drones, killed at least seven people, including a couple in the capital Kyiv.
Kyiv said Friday that the United States and Germany have agreed to deliver sophisticated anti-aircraft systems to Ukraine to counter attacks by Russian missiles and kamikaze drones. It comes as Russia steps up attacks after losses on the battlefields.
Member states of the U.S.-led NATO military rushed Wednesday to deliver advanced air defense weapons to Ukraine, where numerous people died in massive Russian missile strikes.
Ukraine’s military says Russia has inflicted severe damage with frighteningly effective Iranian-made attack drones.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Army conducted its first-ever multibranch UAV exercise on Aug. 24, according to a report on the Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN).
Iranian military leaders unveiled a new line of attack drones that they say were built with “unique capabilities that were considered specifically for targeting Haifa and Tel Aviv,” two of Israel’s largest cities.
Iran is weighing plans to buy Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia, Air Force chief Hamid Vahedi was reported as saying by local media.
Multiple drones strapped with explosive devices attacked an American-run compound in Syria on Monday.
The IDF on Saturday shot down three drones launched by Iran-backed Lebanese terror group Hezbollah toward an Israeli gas platform, the Washington Times reports.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned late Monday that the battle for Ukraine’s eastern Donbas would go down as one of the most brutal in European history as Russian forces pushed for victory in the region.
The Iron Beam, a new laser defense system under development, will “bankrupt” Israel’s foes, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said after a visit to the project’s Haifa facility on Wednesday.
A deadly explosion at Iran’s Parchin military complex on Wednesday was caused by quadcopter suicide drones, in an attack that fits a pattern of previous strikes that have been attributed to Israel, The New York Times reported Friday.
Russia on Wednesday said it was using a new generation of powerful laser weapons in Ukraine to burn up drones.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Tuesday brought down a drone sent into Israeli air space from Lebanon by Hezbollah, the Iran-backed Lebanese terror organization which is an enemy of Israel, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
A Hezbollah video circulating online purports to show that the terrorist group has some new munitions in its always expanding arsenal. Over the years, Hezbollah has stockpiled more than 100,000 missiles and rockets. However, the real danger of these weapons is that some have been upgraded or use new technology that enables them to be precision-guided munitions, or maneuvering munitions, drones and cruise missiles.
As the Russian invasion continued Thursday, U.S. President Joe Biden asked Congress to approve $33 billion more in emergency aid for Ukraine.
U.S. President Joe Biden says the United States will send another $800 million in military support to Ukraine to help the country defend against Russian forces in the Donbas region.
The Defense Ministry revealed Thursday that a laser air defense system it is developing successfully shot down drones, rockets, mortars, and anti-tank missiles in a first series of tests last month.