Archives for May 2016

New underwater drone will scan the seas for bombs

Drone technology has transformed the nature of land and air warfare; now the same technology is taking to the seas. The new Sea WASP, developed by Saab, has the ability to detect mines deep below the water’s surface that could potentially save thousands of lives aboard U.S. ships. Sea WASP stands for “Waterborne Anti-IED Security…

American special forces save Pakistani leader’s son

KABUL, Afghanistan — Last week, U.S. Special Operations Forces rescued the son of a former Pakistani Prime Minister who had been held hostage for over three years. Ali Haider Gilani, son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, was rescued in a joint operation between U.S. SOF and local Afghan commandos. “Working alongside our…

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