THE DAN­GER FROM ROGUE DRONES

TER­ROR­ISTS AND NON-STATE AC­TORS CAN USE THEM IN A VA­RI­ETY OF WAYS

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MUL­TI­PLE CO­OR­DI­NATED AT­TACKS

Car­ried out by drone swarms car­ry­ing ex­plo­sives. Be­sides the ini­tial deaths, de­signed to trig­ger stam­pedes es­pe­cially in crowded pub­lic spa­ces

AT­TACKS ON ECO­NOMIC IN­FRA­STRUC­TURE

Sept. 14, 2019 Ye­meni Houthi rebels tar­get Saudi Aramco re­finer­ies us­ing mul­ti­ple weaponised drones. Led to re­fin­ery shut­down and a drop in pro­duc­tion by the world’s largest oil pro­ducer

FERRY WEAPONS

Drones can fly over guarded bor­ders and into se­cure lo­cal­i­ties, like in the re­cent in­ci­dent in Pun­jab

AS­SAS­SI­NA­TIONS

Kamikaze drones used by the Houthis in Ye­men in Jan­uary 2019 to ato kill six mil­i­tary per­son­nel at a pa­rade. In Au­gust 2018, there was an al­leged at­tempt on Venezue­lan pres­i­dent Ni­co­las Maduro’s life in Cara­cas. Two drones det­o­nated plas­tic ex­plo­sives. No ca­su­al­ties

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