Rocket launchers shoot missiles during the “Peace Mission 2021” joint SCO anti-terrorist military exercise, at the Donguz training ground in Russia’s Orenburg region on September 23. Photo: EPA-EFE Rocket launchers shoot missiles during the “Peace Mission 2021” joint SCO anti-terrorist military exercise, at the Donguz training ground in Russia’s Orenburg region on September 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
Rocket launchers shoot missiles during the “Peace Mission 2021” joint SCO anti-terrorist military exercise, at the Donguz training ground in Russia’s Orenburg region on September 23. Photo: EPA-EFE

Drone warfare marks a first for SCO drill, as region faces up to terror attack risks in Afghan fallout

  • Drone attack defences tested during annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation drill for the first time, as US retreat from Afghanistan sparks security worries
  • Even though China is among the leaders in unmanned aerial vehicle technology, how to create a ‘shield’ to counter the ‘spear’ remains a headache

Topic |   China's military
Rocket launchers shoot missiles during the “Peace Mission 2021” joint SCO anti-terrorist military exercise, at the Donguz training ground in Russia’s Orenburg region on September 23. Photo: EPA-EFE Rocket launchers shoot missiles during the “Peace Mission 2021” joint SCO anti-terrorist military exercise, at the Donguz training ground in Russia’s Orenburg region on September 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
Rocket launchers shoot missiles during the “Peace Mission 2021” joint SCO anti-terrorist military exercise, at the Donguz training ground in Russia’s Orenburg region on September 23. Photo: EPA-EFE
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