US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology
Engadget - Sun 21 Jul 09:57 GMT

The US Navy used its MADIS anti-drone system at sea for the first time in its tussle with Iran.

  Increasingly, the US is finding ways to take action against military targets without firing a shot -- it reportedly used a cyberattack to disable Iranian missile control systems in June.

  The question, as you might imagine, is whether or not this will avoid prompting escalations that could include conventional military responses.

  While Iran hasn't launched full-scale counterattacks of its own at this stage (its seizure of ships isn't a straightforward response), there are concerns that these 'softer' methods could still prompt fiercer reactions in certain circumstances.