Tag Archives: counter-UAS

DARPA Demos Drone Interceptor System Under Mobile Force Protection Program; Gregory Avicola Quoted

DARPA Mobile

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) demonstrated a multilayer architecture designed to detect and counter small unmanned aerial systems in recent tests at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida as part of DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection program. The drone interceptor system zeroed in on UAS threats using an X-band radar during the demonstration.

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FAA to Test UAS Security Systems at Five U.S. Airports

FAA Safety Field Office

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has named five host airports that will test new security systems designed to boost security against drone threats. FAA said Tuesday its Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program will use the gathered input to implement new standards and technologies for airport protection against unauthorized UAS.

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Maj. Gen. Sean Gainey: Army to Lead Government-Industry Test for Counter-Small UAS Tech

Maj. Gen. Sean Gainey

Maj. Gen. Sean Gainey, director of the Joint Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office, (JCO) said the U.S. Army will conduct the first government-industry testing event for counter-sUAS technologies in April. The service's Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office will host the testing alongside the U.S. Air Force, Gainey said Friday at a virtual event held by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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NNSA Deploys Counter-UAS System at Los Alamos Facility

The National Nuclear Security Administration has collaborated with the Federal Aviation Administration to field a technology platform designed to counter unauthorized unmanned aircraft systems near the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. LLNL said Thursday it implemented a government-authorized system using legal authority under the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act to protect the …

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Report: Army Eyes Cross-Domain, Multinational Counter-UAS Strategy

The U.S. Army has outlined a strategy to counter adversaries’ unmanned aircraft systems with a focus on cross-domain, inter-organizational and multinational efforts, Defense News reported Wednesday. Jen Judson writes the strategy’s unclassified version Army’s Training and Doctrine Command states the service branch seeks to provide counter-UAS systems across the doctrine, organization, training, …

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DoD to Demo, Assess Counter-UAS Tech at Black Dart Event

The Defense Department aims to demonstrate air and missile defense interoperability and cooperation across the services and assess existing capabilities in counter-UAS at an ongoing joint technology demonstration in California, DoD News reported Saturday. Lisa Ferdinando writes that the two-week Black Dart 2015 event at Naval Base Ventura County and the Sea Range at …

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