Save Those Christmas Lights

Do your adversaries know how to do this? If they do, then they might know how easy it is to apply this approach to a drone-based IED with a single Amazon.com purchase. We won’t say what it is though. Sorry. Improvised Christmas light initiators / improvised detonators found in #Libyahttps://t.co/LRBIBOZdbC pic.twitter.com/JDDyk1R7pt — Counter-IED (@CounterIED1) December […]

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Issue 27 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World UAS Vision: Orbital ATK Demonstrates Counter UAS Technologies “Orbital ATK recently participated in the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment (MFIX) at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. The event allowed soldiers to use counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) technologies during a series of demonstrations to provide feedback on how these systems performed and could […]

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Issue 26 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World Army Times: Drone swarm tactics get tryout for infantry to use in urban battlespace “The science fiction-sounding goal: Put an autonomous robot swarm of 250 or more drones under the control of light infantry soldiers or Marines to do complex tasks on the urban battlefield. Competitors are now tackling […]

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Issue 25 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Exclusive for newsletter subscribers. AISC founder Larry Friese discusses the 2018 Stratfor Drone Threat Forecast. Counter-UAS News from Around the World Reuters: U.S. bars drones over nuclear sites for security reasons “The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it will bar drone flights over seven major U.S. nuclear sites, including Los Alamos National Laboratory in New […]

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FBI Outreach to AMA

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) announced earlier this month that the FBI would be reaching out local AMA airfields to ask for assistance in staying ahead of drone threats. This Left of Launch approach is not limited to law enforcement. Any critical infrastructure operator concerned with drone threats should be using it. In fact, […]

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Issue 24 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World Bloomberg: The Military Is Using Falcons to Build a Drone Killer “It turns out that many of the skills feathered predators use to find a tasty lunch can be applied to the developing field of drone defense. A U.S. Air Force-funded study by zoology researchers at Oxford University suggests […]

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Our Counter-UAS Tech is Mighty

Caveat emptor…. Let the buyer beware. It’s a red ocean of counter-UAS tech now. We are currently tracking over 130 different systems. So, it’s not surprising to see misleading claims as suppliers struggle to maneuver around their competition and stay ahead of the rapidly evolving threat. Buyers of counter-UAS tech should be aware of these […]

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Issue 23 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World WRAL: New laws limit where drones can fly in NC “Two laws passed in July take effect on Friday to add limits to where drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), can fly in North Carolina. House Bill 128 bans drones from the airspace 250 feet over or […]

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Issue 22 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World The Hindu: UAV crashes in Kochi “An Israeli-origin unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operated by the Southern Naval Command in Kochi crashed on Tuesday. The UAV, which was on a routine surveillance sortie, crashed around 10.25 a.m. shortly after take off. “The remotely piloted arcraft failed to attain the expected […]

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Law Enforcement Engagement with Suspected Unauthorized UAS Operations

FAA guidance for law enforcement agencies. There is evidence of a considerable increase in the unauthorized use of small, inexpensive Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) by individuals and organizations, including companies. While the FAA retains the responsibility for enforcing Federal Aviation Regulations, including those applicable to the use of UAS, the agency also recognizes that state […]

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