Drone Defense Stories January 14

The ability to detect drones is important. And, over the course of two nights last fall, a division of the NYPD carried out an ambitious exercise designed to test multiple drone detection technologies.

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Drone Defense Stories September 30, 2020

Britain’s latest drone, the Protector RG Mk1, has hit a major milestone by completing its first flight before its 2021 delivery date. The drone, internally known as GA-ASI, will be delivered to the UK Ministry of Defense and provide intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance support from above.

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Drone Defense Stories July 2, 2020

Defense technology company Anduril Industries has managed to raise $200 million in its latest funding round, which was led by Andreessen Horowitz. Anduril Industries will use the money to further its research and development efforts and hire more staff.

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Drone Defense Stories March 18, 2020

New research improves drone detection by radar [video]

New research improves drone detection as researchers are aiming to set up an open drone database to help design radar systems and drone detection techniques. Radar technology is one of the solutions to monitor the presence of drones and prevent possible threats. Due to their varying sizes, shapes and composite materials, drones can be challenging to detect.

Drone Defense Stories February 20, 2020

The Pentagon wants a counter-drone SWAT team to be put together asap by Defense Digital Service (DDS) to detect, hack, and jam enemy drones – with wide potential applications for Joint All-Domain Command & Control.

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Drone Defense Stories February 12, 2020

Take a look at this latest Israeli-developed counter-drone technology and watch the Drone Dome laser, dubbed Light Blade, take down a number of DJI Phantoms. The video that was uploaded to YouTube today shows a truck-mounted version of Drone Dome, a Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) weapon. The setup includes a search radar, drone-radio command detector, an electro-optical sensor, and a command-and-control system.

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