Drone Battle Over Syria

It appears the Syrian army is spying on rebel forces using the same drones that consumers can buy for just a couple thousand dollars. And the rebels might be using similar flying robots to spy right back. It’s a do-it-yourself robot battle over war-ravaged Syria. Al Rahman Corps, a Syrian rebel group in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus have displayed a six-rotor drone—a.k.a., a “hexacopter”—they claim to have shot down the over the town of Meliha during the current flare-up in fighting.

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