In mid-2019, drone warfare reached a shocking milestone when Turkish and Chinese make drones were operated by the two opposing factions in Libya’s civil war to attack each other, largely substituting for combat fighter aircraft. The recent attack on ARAMCO oil refinery in Saudi Arabia itself is another worrying example of drone-based surprises in store. This surely is the dawn of a new era in Air operations.
In light of the recent drone attack in Saudi Arabia, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has initiated necessary action to counter this new form of threat to critical installations and security of the country. Read More