May 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News The Telegraph: Specialist squad set up to stop drones dropping contraband into prisons “Criminal gangs who fly drones into prisons to smuggle drugs to inmates have been warned “we will find you” after a specialist squad was formed to tackle the growing problem.” UAS Vision: Mobile High Energy Laser Downs Drones in Maneuvers […]

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Drone Boat Threats Now?

Maritime interests need to be taking unmanned aircraft and boat threats seriously. We have been working on a number of potential attack vectors for small unmanned aircraft against a variety of maritime targets. These types of attacks are difficult to execute due to the limited payload capacities of small drones, but  THERE ARE ALWAYS vulnerabilities […]

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A New ISIS Drone

Islamic State 'suicide drone' used in Mosul. Largest drone produced by the Islamic State so far. pic.twitter.com/jOG9XhCVQj — Oryx (@oryxspioenkop) May 17, 2017 One drone attack + a novum – suicide long-tailed drone. (New Mosul video) pic.twitter.com/anOt7EkbYt — Paweł Wójcik (@SaladinAlDronni) May 17, 2017

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Drones Are Not New

The only thing that has changed is the technology. 

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Drones for PSYOPs

Yet another drone application, brought to you by the Russians. From the folks over at Digital Forensic Research Lab: Electronic Warfare by Drone and SMS How Russia-backed separatists use “pinpoint propaganda” in the Donbas Bursts of harrowing SMS text messages are periodically sent to cellphones on the frontlines of the conflict in Ukraine, apparently intended to intimidate […]

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April 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News US ally used Patriot missile to shoot down small drone Booze Allen Hamilton licenses ASX-listed drone detector technology US Army Learns Anti-Drone Lessons from Mosul Adopting Daesh tactic, Iraqi forces weaponise small drones Army demonstrates integration of laser weapon on combat vehicle For the Army, drone and counter-drone ops go hand in hand […]

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March 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News ISIS drones could target Europe Defeating errant drones New Ohio-developed tool aims to stop rogue drones Drone used to burn debris on power line Tehran bans drones after security scare ISIS drones pose another danger as Iraqi troops push for Western Mosul US Army needs short range air defenses… Gryphon Sensors to Build […]

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Armed Drones from Syria

Here’s a good compilation of drone-launched munitions from Syria. Even what appears to be a drone-based PSYOP with leaflets.     Armed drones that appeared in newest Der Ezzoir video. Mostly old and pictured before (see my thread) #Syria pic.twitter.com/WmhaJK05gh — Szaweł Wwójcik (@SaladinAlDronni) March 24, 2017

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February 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News ISIS is dropping bombs with drones in Iraq Media warns of inauguration drone bombing, not ‘safe’ AUDS counter-UAV system achieves TRL-9 status North Dakota National Guard reportedly deploys anti-drone system at oil pipeline protest site Swiss Police Are Ready to Blast Drones Out of the Sky at Davos TCI Blackbird Integrated Drone Detection […]

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New Drones in Yemen

#YEMEN#Houthis–#Saleh Coalition Unveils 4 New Home-Made Drones (Qasef1, Hudhud1, Rased & Raqeeb). #TerrorMonitor pic.twitter.com/K2btPyd9k2 — Terrormonitor.org (@Terror_Monitor) February 27, 2017

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