Defense Industry Developing Systems to Defeat Enemy Drones

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DroneDefender“NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE”

“Battelle recently showed off its Drone Defender system that can stop a UAV.

The system works by disrupting the control link between a remotely located pilot and the UAV. It basically makes the drone think that it has gone out of range from the pilot, and so the drone enters into a standard safety protocol.

These protocols can either make the system hover in place, land “gracefully” or return to its operator.

DroneDefender is targeted toward federal agencies and the military. The general public cannot operate it without a license from the Federal Communications Commission. So far, demonstrations of the system have been conducted by federal agencies on federal property.

Kelley Sayler, an associate fellow at the Center for a New American Security, a Washington, D.C. think tank, said the U.S. military’s work with non-kinetic systems is still in its infancy.

The military is just beginning to…

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