Counter UAS

Drone Flying Over Nuclear Power Plant in Sweden

By robin-root, CC BY-SA 2.0,  International news site Reuters reports that Swedish police are hunting for an unmanned vehicle seen flying over the Forsmark Power station this weekend.  A large and weather-resistant drone flying over the nuclear power plant in Sweden, as political tensions between NATO and Russia rise, has …

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D-Fend Updates EnforceAir New Features

Counter drone solutions continue to evolve: D-Fend updates EnforceAir to add new features, and new services. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, D-Fend Solutions, the award-winning leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, revealed a new version of its flagship software product, EnforceAir, as part of …

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Fortem’s DroneHunter Turns DJI’s M600 Against Its Own

Utah-based Fortem Technologies, which launched in 2016 and now counts Boeing’s HorizonX among its investors, last week demonstrated its counter drone technology for legislators at the Utah State Capitol building in Salt Lake City. The company’s countermeasure combines its SkyDome platform – which provides situational awareness – with the DroneHunter, …

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US Army Patents Drone-Snaring Grenade

There are several problems with shooting drones out of the sky. Often that level of force is going to make the problem worse, not better. For starters, a damaged or busted drone could crash land anywhere or on anyone. The uncertainty and danger grow exponentially if it’s strapped with explosives …

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FAA Pushes for Repeal of Section 336 and More Authority Over…

FAA Deputy Administrator for Security and Hazardous Materials, Angela Stubblefield The U.S. House of Representatives Aviation Committee held a Counter UAS Issues Roundtable Discussion yesterday – and the difficulty of regulation for leisure operators was a central theme. The argument over Section 336 – the half of the regulation that …

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