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Drone attack targets Iraq’s Erbil Airport, which hosts US troops

There’s been an attack targeting US troops in Iraq. And it appears to have likely used modified Enterprise-style drones that were packed with explosives. Reports are still emerging, but it appears the device was brought down outside the walls of the airport compound.

A quick Editor’s Note: We don’t tend to cover strikes involving military-style drones such as the MQ-9 Reaper. That’s partly because our coverage focuses on news in the consumer and Enterprise/First Responder realm. DroneDJ is not a defence news website. But when the attack appears to use Enterprise style drones that have been modified, that’s a different story.

And that appears to be the case here.

Details

They’re still unfolding, and much of what we’ve been able to glean at this stage is coming via Twitter. This post captures the loudspeakers at the US Consulate in Erbil, where employees were told to stay indoors and away from windows. It appears likely this broadcast was made soon after the…

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Source: dronedj.com