Spying nuclear submarine sites
It's being reported that Chinese drones are spying on British military bases, with 18 sightings registered in two years (2019-21). The drone sightings took place between 2019 and 2021, over the nuclear submarine base in Faslane, Scotland, and the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston in Berkshire. Faslane is considered the most sensitive military establishment in the UK - home to Trident submarines and nuclear weapons. The Ministry of Defence has responded to the Freedom of Information request, and told Forces News: "We have robust security measures in place at all defence sites including nuclear bases, to respond to all such incidents.
After Macron’s meeting
The police detected the presence of a drone in the prohibited zone, but the overflight took place well after the meeting, around 7 p.m. and directly above the J4 esplanade, the other side of the harbour. The pilot, who was also on the esplanade of the J4 was spotted by the video surveillance of the sector and arrested. It was a 25-year-old man who was probably shooting at the seaside using a simple recreational drone. He was nevertheless taken into custody and his camera seized.
Mavic 2 in Donetsk
Electronic warfare and air defense units of the LPR destroyed an Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicle in the northwest of the LPR. The Ukrainian UAV corrected the mortar shelling of the front-line village of Donetsk.
40 minutes intrusion
A Hezbollah UAV that penetrated Israel on February 18 is of the "Hudhud-1" type, made in Iran, or alternatively a UAV based on it and manufactured by Hezbollah in Lebanon. This small UAV (1.5 × 1.9 meters) is a fixed wing aircraft used for patrol and photography. The UAV intruded the airspace during 40 minutes.
A drone from Gaza Strip
The IDF shot down a Hezbollah drone that crossed the border with Lebanon. The drone was under the surveillance of the air control unit throughout the incident. The drone has been shot down by IDF.
The Busan District Court Eastern Branch sentenced a 39-year-old man to eight months in prison for a sexual offense. The defendant was accused of flying a drone from an apartment in the southern port city of Busan in July to illegally videotape four adult men and women shirtless inside the LCT skyscraper 1.8 kilometers away. In February, another man was sentenced to eight months in prison for using a drone to videotape a couple engaged in sexual intercourse in an apartment in the same city.
The Dubai Misdemeanors and Violations Court fined an Arab engineer Dh5,000 after he was found using a drone to photograph several areas in Dubai, without obtaining the necessary permits from the authorities concerned. These pictures were saved in his phone. The court also confiscated the drone used.
Seized by Arab Coalition
Arab coalition shoots down Houthi Rujum quadcopter over Marib, Yemen. Supposedly for reconnaissance.
Above the « Lanterne »
A drone hunt took place in the royal city. And not just anywhere, anytime. This happened at La Lanterne, the second home of the Head of State, while Emmanuel Macron was there. The devices were not intercepted, nor was the owner(s). Around 10 p.m., the gendarmes on duty therefore spotted two drones flying over this 4-hectare area, adjacent to the park of the Palace of Versailles. A police patrol, arrived on the spot quickly, also notes their presence in the sky. Their size and altitude could not be specified. After a few minutes, the aircraft take the direction of the Rocquencourt triangle, in the neighboring town of Chesnay. The police follow them from a distance and lose sight of them. At 10:30 p.m., the gendarmes contacted the police again to warn of the return of the drones. Who left the place a few moments later and vanished into the night.
Creepy & invasive
Peachland resident Lisa Bibby said she has been a victim of unwanted drone activity twice in the past year, describing the experiences as creepy and invasive. The most recent incident reportedly took place when she and her husband were on a hike at Scenic Canyon Regional Park in Kelowna this summer. The first incident reportedly took place in Bibby’s backyard where she was lounging with her husband. “A drone flew by a few times, then came back and literally hovered about us for five minutes,” Bibby said. “We were getting creeped out by it and yelling at it, acknowledging that we saw it. It flew away, then returned shortly after, so my husband brought out his BB gun and pointed it at the drone and it took off, which proves it was watching us.”
At 3 o'clock in the afternoon on October 18, 2021, the police in front of the Public Security Station found that someone was ignoring the ban and flying a drone in Danfengmen Square of Xi'an Railway Station. After criticizing and educating the "black flying" personnel, the police temporarily detained their drones.
Blue Mavic Pro
A quadcopter belonging to illegal Armenian armed detachments in the territory of Azerbaijan, where Russian peacekeepers are temporarily deployed, tried to carry out reconnaissance flights over the positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the direction of the Fuzuli region. The UAV was seized as a result of the vigilance of the Azerbaijan Army.
Crucial Time Advantage
Air traffic control contacted police after a report from the pilot of a light aircraft that the unmanned aerial vehicle was flying unusually high. Drones with high resolution cameras are flown near racecourses by in-running punters attempting to gain a crucial time advantage over those relying on legal television pictures.
Yemeni forces destroy RQ-20 Puma drone flying over Jazan near Yemeni border in a reconnaissance mission.
Increase since Jammu & Kashmir attacks
Two Pakistani drones sighted over Dorangla and Kalanaur towns in Gurdaspur India. A police officer, preferring anonymity, said the flights of these machines, which were controlled by Pakistan officials on their side of the IB, had increased ever since the drone attack on the Jammu Air Force Station in June.
Shot 4 to 5 times
Drone spotted near Jaitpur, Punjab. Border Security Forces (BSF) jawans opened fire at the drone, shooting four to five rounds before the UAV disappeared. An alert has been sounded and a search operation is underway in the area.
Over Golan Heights
Syrian Air Defenses shot down an Israel drone with a surface-to-air missile after it entered Syrian airspace, near occupied Golan Heights. IDF also announced that it had misplaced a drone that had crashed due to technical issues.
Urbex on World Heritage
A student from Noisy-le-Roi (Yvelines) was tried on Wednesday September 22, 2021 at the Coutances court, for having climbed and then filmed Mont-Saint-Michel (Manche) with a drone. They got up early to climb Mont-Saint-Michel and take pictures from the top. But when we reach the top, a race against time begins with the police. Quickly, the two climbers were arrested. The drone confiscated, the videos too.
Trepassing the BSF
A drone was sighted by Border Security Force personnel at Rajoke village in Tarn Taran area of Ferozepur sector. On hearing the humming sound, the personnel belonging to 103 Battalion followed the standard operating procedure and opened fire targeting the drone, forcing it to return to the Pakistan side. The area was cordoned off and a massive search operation was carried out in the morning, which continued for hours. However, nothing suspicious was recovered.
Overflying the game
Edgewood High School had to halt their football game due to a drone flying over the field. The drone disrupted the game, hovering for a few minutes over fans, the field and players before flying off, according to a Madison Police Dept. incident report. As high school and college sporting events resume, MPD reminds those with drones to be wary of the rules in place, as local law enforcement can respond to drone complaints on behalf of the FAA.
Munich police apprehended a drone pilot before the start of the Euro Group F meeting between Germany and Portugal for flying over a no-go area over the Allianz Arena in Munich. A police spokesperson confirmed that a 48-year-old man was quickly arrested.
Residents complain of drones looking through windows in Gates County, North Carolina. Drones are a tool of choice for malicious operators, especially given that offenders for such acts tend to get away easily due to most public areas not having drone detection or counter-drone systems.
Police are investigating after a man flew a drone near RAF Lossiemouth to allegedly take footage of jets landing at the airbase. The police called but they were unable to trace him following a check of the area and are currently asking for eyewitnesses.
Surveying rural properties
Drones now help thieves to survey rural properties. Two people were arrested in March 2021 and charged with grand theft, trespassing and burglary for allegedly stealing in excess of $100,000 in tools, farm equipment and other property from several rural locations in Solano County.
Dear Drone, open the Tesla door pls!
Hacking a Tesla with a drone? Yes it is possible. Unlocking the doors and trunk, change seat positions, both steering and acceleration modes – in short, pretty much what a driver pressing various buttons on the console can do. These exploits were originally written for the PWN2OWN 2020 contest. Tesla patched these vulnerabilities since then.
According to the Ahlul Bait News Agency (ABNA), the device, belonging to the Israeli army, fell a short distance from the Tariq bin Ziyad mosque, located in the Al-Sheyaiya neighborhood, in the eastern Gaza Strip. The Israeli air force constantly uses drones to spy on the positions and fortifications of the Resistance forces in the besieged coastal enclave.
Streaming & Cash
Three men arrested after drone spotted over Aintree racecourse during Grand National Festival. The drone was also seized. This was after a drone was spotted being flown near to Aintree racecourse during the Aintree festival. It is thought that the perpetrators were streaming live pictures to punters which can be used for betting, as the pictures will be ahead of what the majority see on TV. A search of their van also revealed a large stash of cash.
Spied by drones?
Javier González Martínez, Technical Secretary of the Rectory of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEMéx), denounced, through his social networks, being a victim of espionage, in recent days drones have flown over his house.
Spying President Deputy’s wife in Kenya
A 37-year-old British national Hind Jeremy's drone was spotted by the DP's wife, Rachel Ruto at around 3 pm on March 24. Mama Rachel reported the incident to the police who launched investigations.
For several seconds…
Racecourses are urging police to take action against drones being flown above races to give punters an edge in mid-race betting. In the absence of spectators, by watching live footage several seconds ahead of the television broadcasts, the drone pilots are given a significant advantage for in-running wagering. It also gives them an alternative view of the scene to help them make observations that other punters might miss.
They have been spying on us through drones
Judge Erika Aifán exemplified the actions that she has detected against her work and physical integrity, and also against other judges at greater risk. Surveillance through follow-ups with vehicles without license plates, attacks in the personal sphere and through legal actions and spying on her and her colleagues with drones by crime organizations.
Peeping a 18 year old girl
A 18-year-old victim from Prince William county (Virginia, USA), told police she was getting dressed in her bedroom at around 12:00 when she saw a drone with a camera mounted on it outside of her window.
« French tourist »
A French tourist, detained in Iran ten months ago, is facing two charges of "spying and propaganda against the system", according to his lawyer. Benjamin Briere, 35, was arrested after flying a drone near the Iran-Turkmenistan border.
Overflying official buildings
The Police intercepts a drone flying over the Congress of Deputies and other strategic buildings (Ministry of Health and Prado Museum). Agents of the National Police have intercepted the UAV and have sanctioned its pilot for failing to comply with airport security and navigation regulations, the Higher Headquarters of the Madrid Police reported.
Felt on the PM’s Farm
Police continue investigations into drone incident at Morne Daniel. Videographer/Photographer, Jahwanza Stuart and popular blogger, Lynworth “Mystelics” Mitchell, were both arrested and taken into police custody for allegedly flying a drone in the Morne Daniel area near Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit’s official residence. The drone later fell to the ground outside the Prime Minister’s farm which is right next to his official residence.
An Israeli espionage drone shot down by Palestinian forces
The Palestinian press reports an Israeli reconnaissance drone was shot down on February 15, 2021 in the northern part of the Gaza Strip by Palestinian forces.
A “naughty” drone has been terrorising the residents of Merrivale, in Howick, every night and most of them are concerned about its owner’s true motives. The drone has been spying on them as it hovers over their backyards and looks through their windows. All their attempts to locate its owner had failed and some were now threatening to shoot it down if the “peeping Tom” who owns it did not stop intruding on their privacy.
Mara Salvatrucha « is » listening the Police
Honduran police investigators dismantled a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) operations center organized narcolaboratorio (drug laboratory). The camp was located in a mountainous region on the highway from Tegulcigalpa to Olancho, Honduras. Drugs and small arms were seized during the raid - Operación DeI Impacto (Operation Impact) and so as several drone. While this is not the first police raid dismantling MS-13 drug labs in Honduras—indeed an earlier raid discovered that the pandilla or mara (gang) was using aerial drones to detect police interference.
Super Bowl LV
Florida Man Flies Drone Near Tampa Super Bowl Activities, Faces 1 Year In Prison. A criminal complaint charges Henry Alejandro Jimenez (33, Orlando) with violating national defense airspace. If convicted, Jimenez faces a maximum penalty of one year in federal prison.
Preparing roberies with drones
With security cameras, GPS and even drones, criminals are identifying their victims in the town of Suba, northwest of Bogotá. The Metropolitan Police of Bogotá has made a call to all citizens after finding high-definition cameras in different public establishments.
Crashed in Gaza Strip
An IDF drone crashed in the Gaza Strip on Sunday during a military operation. The report comes after several drones have crashed in the Strip, which is alleged to be due to technology being used by Hamas.
Flying inside the Holy Temple
Mathura Police have registered an offence allegedly after a camera-mounted drone was flown in Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan. The drone was flown during Raj Bhog Darshan between 12 noon and 1 pm, according to the police complaint filed by the supervisor of the security team.
Putin’s alleged secret residence spied
Drone footage purports to show Vladimir Putin's secret $1.4 billion palace on Russia's Black Sea. The video was produced by Navalny's nonprofit organization, the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK). The nearly two-hour video appears to show drone footage of an extravagant mansion, two helipads, a guest house, and multiple other structures across a sprawling coastal property. The Kremlin has denied that Putin has any connection to the property.
30 days in 2 days
Intel Sky, has recorded dozens of Israeli drones flying over Lebanon, since the start of the year 2021. The Lebanese army said Israel violated its airspace nearly 30 times in two days, flying reconnaissance drones and jets into Lebanese territory
Over the Puerta del Sol
National Police agents have identified the pilot of the drone that flew over Puerta del Sol during the chimes on New Year's Eve 21. The system in place detected the start of the aircraft's flight at 23:57:08, ending it at 00:02:17 on January 1. After viewing the route he made, it was observed how it took off from the terrace of a nearby building, following a direct roundtrip route to Puerta del Sol.
Good morning IAF
3 employees of a private land company booked for having flown a drone into the Indian Air Force restricted area (Air Force Station Chimney Hills).
Hezbollah penetrates Israël
A drone affiliated with Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah penetrated the Israeli airspace and filmed two military bases. The footage showed two military bases in the occupied Galilee and Shebaa Farms, called Brannite and Rowaysat Al-Alam respectively.
Mystery Drone Crash in Kenya. Residents of Wajir County in Kenya were shocked after a drone believed to be involved in surveillance crash landed in Eldas. The drone landed in the middle of residents throwing suspicious looks to this strange object, which no one had come to claim. The grey-coloured object, shaped distinctively like an airplane, had a set of propellers and a rotating knob that according to witnesses resembled a camera.
The agents were doing surveillance of critical infrastructure when they detected a remote-controlled manned aircraft (RPAs) that was flying over the airspace of the nuclear power plant without any type of identification. Agents searched the area and were able to identify the pilot.
Drone forces Rotherham and Sheffield players off during Championship contest
South Yorkshire Police has launched an investigation after the drone caused the Championship match between Rotherham and Sheffield to stop as referee Jarred Gillet took both teams off the field in just the fifth minute of the game at the New York Stadium