Hezbollah Becomes a Drone Expert. Israel Becomes an Expert at Downing Them

As Hezbollah drones increasingly conduct tactical reconnaissance missions, the Israeli army's situation room dedicated to the aerial threat has also become efficient

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
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The Hezbollah spy drone that the Israel Defense Forces downed on the Lebanese border on Tuesday afternoon is the fifth to suffer a similar fate within a year. The IDF does not elaborate on how it brings down the drones, but based on the military use made of drones in other countries, it can be conjectured that what’s at work here is a combination of electronic warfare and perhaps, at times, also kinetic intercept means.

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