Category

Kargu

Kargu

Like America And Israel, Russia Is Going All-In On Suicide Drones

Key point: Everyone is building drones and many countries are realizing cheaper, suicide ones are an effective weapon. This includes not only Russia, but America too. Russia is testing “kamikaze drones,” or unmanned aircraft that are essentially flying artillery shells. Factory testing of the KYB-BLA and Lancet weapons have been completed,…
bubmag
April 5, 2020
Kargu

Watch Out: Russia’s “Kamikaze” Drones Are Cheap and Deadly

Key point: Everyone is building drones and many countries are realizing cheaper, suicide ones are an effective weapon. This includes not only Russia, but America too. Russia is testing “kamikaze drones,” or unmanned aircraft that are essentially flying artillery shells. Factory testing of the KYB-BLA and Lancet weapons have been completed,…
bubmag
March 14, 2020
Kargu

Why Syria Hates Israel’s Hard-To-Stop “Suicide” Drones

Key point: Drones are increasingly cheap and are a good way to saturate an enemy's defenses. Here's how Israel is using them to achieve its military goals. On January 21, 2019. Iranian, Syrian and Israeli forces unleashed a hail of missiles upon each other in what is becoming yet another flare-up of…
bubmag
March 9, 2020
Kargu

Is Iran’s Rag-Tag Speed Boat Navy a Real Danger?

Key point: These speed boats would die easily in a fight, but Iran has studied asymmetric war. Tehran knows its small boats can still cause damage through missile strikes. Iran has fielded a variety of unusual weapons over the years: F-14 Tomcat fighters hotwired to fire Russian missiles, homemade mini-submarines, and remanufactured…
bubmag
March 5, 2020
Kargu

Turkey reveals new plan to buy drones, helicopters and air defense systems

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s defense procurement agency has unveiled an ambitious procurement plan for 2020, even as its economy seeks to recover from a recession and the government spends money fighting wars in multiple theaters, including Iraq and Syria.Under the plan, the Presidency of Defense Industries, or SSB, said the…
bubmag
February 18, 2020
Kargu

Andrew Yang calls for global ban on killer robots

Andrew Yang is just as freaked out about creepy robots poised taking over the world as anybody. We should lead the world in a global ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems. Only humans should be making life or death decisions,” the Democratic presidential …
bubmag
February 1, 2020