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Saudi led forces destroy 2 ‘explosive-laden’ vessels in the Red Sea – Dryad

boat in gun sights

PortandTerminal.com, July 11, 2020 DUBAI – The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen has destroyed two explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea on Thursday, the coalition’s spokesperson said. Dryad Global and Al Jezeera are reporting that two remotely controlled boats belonged to Houthi forces were threatening navigation, according to the spokesperson’s statement carried on Saudi state news …

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In 2019 we learned that China is selling armed killer drones to the Middle East

Artists drawing of a helicopter type drone fitted with a machine gun that is firing.

PortandTerminal.com, December 23, 2019 WASHINGTON – In 2019 Chinese military contractors began selling armed, killer drones to customers in the Middle East according to Mark Esper, US Secretary of Defense. Esper was quoted in Defense One in November making the revelation. It’s the first time that a senior Defense official has acknowledged that China is selling drones capable of taking …

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