Latest "Drone" stories
The surface fleet has shot down scores of attack drones and missiles since October, activity without modern precedent in U.S. Navy history.
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed they shot down a U.S.-made drone on Friday along the border with Saudi Arabia, according to a statement by the group's spokesman.
China has showcased new types of missiles and unmanned platforms for the first time at a military parade in its capital to mark the 70th anniversary of its founding.
By Mike Yeo
Trump: I’m not worried about conflict with Iran, but they will ‘pay a price’ if they do something ‘foolish’
The comments come after the Trump administration claimed that the Navy’s amphibious assault ship Boxer took defensive action against a drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after the drone got within 1,000 yards of the ship and ignored requests to back off.
The Iranian military said all its drones had returned safely to their bases and denied there was any confrontation with a U.S. vessel the previous day.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press