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Oh boy, ISIS is outfitting drones that drop grenades and bombs

ISIS has found a new method to drop explosives on their enemies. It’s now in the form of grenades that are deployed from a commercial drone.

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ISIS has found a new method to drop explosives on their enemies. It’s now in the form of grenades that are deployed from a commercial drone.


ISIS is now utilizing drones in their wave of terror.

According to a recent report from Engadget, a large city in Northern Iraq is seeing a new form of weaponry from the terrorist organization: commercial drones outfitted with grenade-sized explosives that can be released at the push of a button.

That’s right, ISIS is using quadcopters as bombers and new images out of Mosul confirm this. According to the report, “Kurdish media network Rudaw reported last week that the explosive-dropping drones have killed civilians and damaged equipment. So far, ISIS has not used these drones to deliver chemical weapons, Rudaw said.”

Thankfully, Iraqi forces are utilizing anti-drone weapons such as radio-jammers that can intercept a drone’s flight controls which can successfully land the aircraft without the pilot’s consent. Apparently, this method has been used a lot bringing at least a dozen armed drones down to the ground, Rudaw reports.

Did we see this coming? You bet.

Engadget via Rudaw

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