Explosives Laden Drones Emerge as Potential Terror Threat

Two possible incidents of use of explosive laden drones by non state actors or rebel elements opposed to a government have raised concerns of possible use of the ubiquitous flying object as a potential terror tool. While evidence of use of explosive laden drones for carrying out attacks in the two incidents – one in Venezulea and the other in the UAE is still unclear, yet the potential of the threat needs serious analysis to devise counter measures due to profligacy of drones for civilian use. Drones are smaller versions of the larger unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used by the military. These have today proliferated and are being used by multiple private agencies for varied tasks from simple photography of events to delivery of small packages............. (524 Words)

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