It’s the kind of thing that’s surely only cooked up in Hollywood.
A gang of suspects hiding out in the outskirts of a U.S. city used a swarm of drones to flush out FBI agents during a hostage rescue, as reported by Defense One.
The revelation comes from the FBI’s head of operational technology, Joe Mazel. He told attendees at an unmanned tech conference, Xponential, that agents had set up an elevated observation post to keep tabs on a situation, when they heard the buzz of drones ahead.
The drones made a series of “high-speed low passes at the agents,” resulting in authorities losing track of the target. Read more…