Tag Archives: Drone Catching

White House: Is it OK to hijack, shoot down, or snoop on drones?

The Trump administration wants US Congress to extend the military’s drone-downing powers to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice, even as it backs broader commercial deployment for unmanned aircraft. The proposed rules, obtained by the Washington … Continue reading

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Police using ‘drone killers’ to disable flying devices in emergency situations

Drones have been used for a lot more than making videos and delivering pizzas. They have dropped drugs into prison yards, scouted out illegal border crossings and grounded lifesaving efforts by accidentally wandering into the flight paths of firefighting aircraft. … Continue reading

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Security measures at the Winter Olympics include drones that catch drones

Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea have plenty to deal with, including the late addition of North Korea as a participant. But it’s not just events on the ground they have to worry about. Security personnel will … Continue reading

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Pentagon Plans Citywide Drone-Catching Dragnets

The U.S. government is a step closer to deploying a new system for tracking small drones flying over busy cities. But there’s no guarantee it will be affordable. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s two-year-old Aerial Dragnet initiative could begin … Continue reading

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