Tag Archives: Disabling Drones

New policy: Military bases can shoot down trespassing drones

The Pentagon has signed off on a new policy that will allow military bases to shoot down private or commercial drones that are deemed a threat, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said Monday. The policy itself is classified and … Continue reading

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DoD Seeks New Authority for Drone Countermeasures

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) could be used by malicious actors to conduct unauthorized surveillance or to deliver hazardous payloads within the United States. But defending against such threats may violate the law as currently written. “Some of the … Continue reading

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Watch out, dronesters: What goes up must come down

Just when every American and their mother, it seems, has figured out a way to get their hands on an amateur drone and send it skyward, techies have figured out a way to force them back to earth. And unlike … Continue reading

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Amateur drone operators soon could face high-tech barriers

Something weird happened to Duncan Sinfield’s drone shortly after he was told by a security guard to stop flying over a tech company’s campus in the heart of Silicon Valley. It flew off, defying attempts to control it, and headed … Continue reading

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