Tag Archives: Disabling Drones

Controversial bill allowing authorities to shoot down private drones heads to the president’s desk

The US government will soon have authority to shoot down private drones considered a threat. Following a House vote in April, the Senate this week passed the FAA Reauthorization Act, which renews funding for the Federal Aviation Administration until 2023. … Continue reading

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‘Never, ever try to shoot at a drone.’ Neighborhoods buzz with complaints over pesky drones

Neighborhood message boards are buzzing with complaints that drones, more popular than ever for work and play, just won’t back off. Users here of the local social network Nextdoor for months have been stewing about these small, flying vehicles, which … Continue reading

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7 amazing anti-drone technologies designed to swat UAVs out of the sky

Drones are pretty darn awesome, but that’s not to say they can’t also be troublemakers. Whether it’s delivering contraband to individuals in prison, risking people’s safety by straying into flight paths, or breaching security by snapping photos and video where … Continue reading

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More CA Police Agencies Look to $30K ‘Drone Killer’ Tech

The Oceanside Police Department recently acquired San Diego County’s first drone killer, an electronic device that can disable a drone in the sky and force it back to the ground. Other area law enforcement agencies also are considering the technology … Continue reading

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