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At the peak in February, the Islamic State deployed 10 to 15 drones a day against Iraqi security forces as they fought to clear militants from Mosul, said Air Force Col. The number of militant drones is now down to about one or two a day, principally for surveillance, he said.
During the past two weeks there have been no recorded incidents of militants using an armed drone in Iraq or Syria, according to coalition military statistics.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said contact with the enemy “was considered unlikely,” but that U. forces understand the risks of such missions.“It’s part of the danger that our troops face in these counterterrorism campaigns,” Mr.
Iraq’s military has turned the tables on the Islamic State’s drone tactics by improvising its own small unmanned aircraft to drop grenades and other small munitions on the militants in the key battle for Mosul, U. The militants were using the small unmanned aircraft for both attacks and surveillance.
Neither of the candidates has been identified, as is usually the case with members of the special forces.
“They are the first candidates that have made it this far in the process,” Lt Cmdr Mark Walton, spokesman for the Naval Special Warfare Command, told NPR.
The US Navy has revealed it has its first two female candidates for special operations posts previously unavailable for women, including one who could become its first female Navy SEAL.
The development comes as the threat from Islamic State drones has been effectively neutralized with the help of U. and coalition forces, which rushed counter-drone technology to the battle for the city.“A range of terror organizations are able to buy off-the-shelf drones and use them against the United States and its allies.”Jones said terror groups are likely looking for ways to put larger munitions on the drones.In Iraq and Syria, the militants mostly used small grenade-sized munitions or mortar shells on drones.Some Democrats and their liberal media allies are referring to the deaths of four U. Green Berets in Niger as “Trump’s Benghazi” and questioning the need for troops there, ignoring that it was President Barack Obama’s decision in 2013 to deploy more military forces to northwest Africa. The partisan fallout over the deaths prompted White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, struggling at times to control his fury at the White House press briefing podium, recounted the advice he gave to Mr. Dunford Jr., now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivered the news to Mr.The soldiers killed in an ambush by Islamist extremists on Oct. Kelly, a retired Marine general whose son was killed in Afghanistan, to deliver a blistering rebuke of Democratic Rep. Wilson of Florida on Thursday, saying he was “stunned and heartbroken” that the “selfish” lawmaker went on TV to politicize Mr. Trump when the president asked him how to make the difficult phone calls to families of the fallen. Kelly in 2010 that his Marine son, Robert, had been killed when he stepped on a landmine on patrol in Afghanistan. Dunford told him at the time that his son “was doing exactly what he wanted to do when he was killed.”“He knew what he was getting into by joining that 1 percent,” Mr.
HONOLULU — An Army medic charged with conspiring with his lover to kill his wife was convicted in Hawaii of sexually abusing a child. Michael Walker guilty after a court martial, Tripler Army Medical Center spokeswoman Leanne Thomas said Thursday. Army defense attorneys couldn't immediately be reached for comment.