Issue 21 Counter-UAS Newsletter

UAS Vision: Drone Hits Boeing 737 Approaching Buenos Aires Airport “An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, flying from Trelew, northeastern Patagonia, was struck by a drone during the final landing approach to Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery Airport, La Capital reports. At the time of the accident, the plane was flying over the Tierra Santa religious theme […]

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Issue 20 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World Avionics: Drones to Get New AI Algorithms Under Project Maven “Project Maven, also known as the algorithmic warfare cross-functional team, which stood up this past April, is a Defense unit dedicated to AI innovation, as the department works to broaden its knowledge base with new capabilities and free up […]

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Issue 19 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Exclusive for newsletter subscribers:  Pulsejets: Will they see a revival in weaponized drones? Counter-UAS News from Around the World Defense IQ: Taking back the sky: Counter UAS “The security threat posed by the misuse of commercially-available UAV technology has become a serious concern for the defence and intelligence world. A simple online search today presents […]

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Drone Defeat Videos

There are many ways to defeat a drone. Here are a few of the more entertaining ways. First up, lasers. Dr. Evil: You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads! Now evidently my cycloptic colleague informs me that that can’t be done. […]

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Issue 18 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World Modern War Institute: WAR BOOKS: THE ERA OF THE DRONE, WITH DAN GETTINGER Washington Times: Terror from skies as Mexican cartel attaches bomb to drone “Mexican police discovered four men carting a kamikaze drone equipped with an IED and a remote detonator last week, in what analysts say is […]

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Issue 17 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Counter-UAS News from Around the World The Mercury News: Editorial: Coming soon — a weaponized drone terrorist attack near you, unless we act “Silicon Valley needs to work with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the Pentagon and defense industry experts on countermeasures. The challenge is to adequately protect the public without eliminating the wide range of […]

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From An-225 to Tactical UAS

Ukraine’s Antonov recently debuted their first UAV.  Those concerned with armed UAV proliferation should be worried. Here’s why. Struggling Manufacturer/Nation Antonov was one of two design bureaus for large cargo aircraft in the former Soviet Union. They built a wide range of propeller and jet driven aircraft including the largest aircraft in the world, the […]

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Drone Threat Mentioned in Homeland Security Bulletin

The Department of Homeland Security issued the bulletin “Summary of Terrorism Threat to the U.S. Homeland” on November 9, 2017. Of note for the counter-UAS community was a brief mention of the drone threat. Some terrorist groups overseas are using battlefield experiences to pursue new technologies and tactics, such as unmanned aerial systems and chemical […]

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Issue 16 Counter-UAS Newsletter

Reminder: If you would like to get the newsletter on a weekly basis, Sign up for it below.  Counter-UAS News from Around the World Sport Techie: To Protect Drone Combat, Aerial Sports League Fought Calif. Legislature “That’s right, spectators can witness two drones going head to head in a fight for aerial dominance. Think of […]

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems East

AISC President Larry Friese will be speaking at Unmanned Aircraft Systems East on November 8, 2017 in Arlington, VA. The topic of the presentation will be Counter-UAS Red Teaming: Thinking Like a Villain to Preempt the Malicious Use of UAS in the Homeland For more information, visit www.uaseast.com.

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