July 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News Motherboard: Drone Pilots Are Buying Russian Software to Hack Their Way Past DJI’s No Fly Zones “Should drone owners be able to fly their drones wherever and however they want to? This is the question increasingly asked by the consumer drone community as drone giant DJI tightens flying restrictions on its customers.” UAS Vision: Russia and Iran […]

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ISIS Tin Man Munition

This type of Islamic State drone munition appears to have been made of tin cans, with text still visible on its tail. pic.twitter.com/DMHcSG9qzq — Oryx (@oryxspioenkop) August 4, 2017

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Left of Launch Consulting

We are pleased to announce the start of our Left of Launch Consulting℠ service. This responsive and flexible consulting package will act as a bridge between our structured red teaming and training solutions. Its objective is to put an adversary on your team for a variety of short-term events and projects. We have been planning the service […]

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Basic UAS Threat Awareness Course Update

Starting today (7/20/17), Basic UAS Threat Awareness will be available as an online, self-paced (instructor supported) format only. We felt the need to get this information in front of as many people as possible outweighed the benefits of presenting it in person or live on the internet. A great advantage of switching to this format, […]

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June 2017 Counter-UAS Newsletter

C-UAS News Homeland Security Today: SPECIAL ANALYSIS – Increasing Use of Drones to Conduct Terrorism Might Spread from Middle East to the West “Drone technology has been at the forefront of the international battle against terrorism. Its use has been controversial. In targeting terrorists, it has developed a cult status, becoming the weapon of choice […]

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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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Philippine IS Downs Drone

IS fighters with what appears to be a downed DJI Mavic Pro drone, possibly from the Philippine Army, in #Marawi. pic.twitter.com/9taZAYfY5m — Nick Waters (@N_Waters89) June 1, 2017

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Iraqi Drones in Action

Footage of weaponised quadcopters used by #Iraq's forces to target Da'ish weapons depots in western #Mosul. pic.twitter.com/j3uXwWkhwh — Haidar Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) May 29, 2017

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Iraqi Shuttlecock Munitions

Iraqi forces using a DJI Matrice fitted with shuttlecock drone munitions to target IS in W. Mosul https://t.co/KTujFK3hNt at 1h1min pic.twitter.com/EtKiyFl2bm — Hugo Kaaman (@HKaaman) May 20, 2017

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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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