DARPA says it’s getting closer to snatching drones out of midair | Engadget

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still developing its Gremlins project, which is apparently getting closer to grabbing drones out of the sky. The agency said it was “inches from success” during its latest round of test flights. Each of the three X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicles (GAV) flew for more than two hours […]

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Indian Armed Forces: Armed forces push case for arming Israeli drone fleet with laser-guided bombs, missiles – The Economic Times

The proposal named Project Cheetah has been revived by the armed forces after being pending for a long time and is expected to cost over Rs 3,500 crores to the government. “Under this project, around 90 Heron drones of the three services would be… More about this article in the link below… https://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/armed-forces-push-case-for-arming-israeli-drone-fleet-with-laser-guided-bombs-missiles/articleshow/77445721.cms

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‘Drone Swarm’ Invaded Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant Last September — Twice

Documents gained under the Freedom of Information Act show how a number of small drones flew around a restricted area at Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant on two successive nights last September. Security forces watched, but were apparently helpless to act as the drones carried out their incursions before disappearing into the night. Details of […]

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Video: Vladimir Putin says Russian Navy to get hypersonic nuclear weapons, underwater drones – The Globe and Mail

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence ministry said were in their final phase of testing. Emer McCarthy reports. REUTERS Reports More about this in the link below… https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/video-vladimir-putin-says-russian-navy-to-get-hypersonic-nuclear-weapons/

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IAI creates world’s leading anti-drone system – The Jerusalem Post

IAI’s collaboration with Iron Drone has created a system that can not only detect, identify, and technologically disrupt the operations of drone threats, but also physically intercept them Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Iron Drone announced on June 29 that they have signed a collaboration agreement for the integration of interception capabilities into IAI’s advanced […]

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Pentagon Has Tested A Suicide Drone That Gets To Its Target Area At Hypersonic Speed – The Drive

The Pentagon tested a loitering munition, more commonly referred to as a suicide drone, last year that will arrive over its designated target area at hypersonic speeds. It has since turned the project over to the U.S. Army for further development. Additional details about the program, dubbed Vintage Racer, have now emerged in an official picture […]

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US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight – Times of India

WASHINGTON: A US Navy warship  has successfully tested a new high-energy laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight, the Navy’s Pacific Flee has announced. Images and videos provided by the Navy show the amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland executing “the first system-level implementation of a high-energy class solid-state laser” to disable an aerial drone aircraft, the […]

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The risky first transatlantic flight of a Reaper drone – TechCrunch

The Royal Air Force delayed safety warnings about the first transatlantic flight of a new Reaper aircraft in 2018, over fears that they could tip anti-drone protestors to its arrival in the U.K., according to emails seen by TechCrunch. Read more about this article in link… https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/09/the-risky-first-transatlantic-flight-of-a-reaper-drone/

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Pentagon Buys ‘Drone Hunter’ System that Catches Illegal Drones in Big Nets

The US Department of Defense is reportedly spending millions on a special “Drone Hunter” system that uses an AI-enabled interceptor drone to catch other, illegal drones by chasing them down and shooting them with a large net… Spider-Man style. The ‘Drone Hunter platform’ was developed by Fortem Te chnologies, and it’s not unlike this drone catcher research we reported on […]

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