“US Air Force plans to pluck dangerous drones out of the skies”

“US Air Force plans to pluck dangerous drones out of the skies”

New Scientist
Press Features

15 Jun 2016

TRENDS cited in New Scientist Magazine:

“The Skywall 100, developed by UK company Open Works Engineering, does exactly this. It’s a bazooka-like launcher that fires a net projectile. The net envelopes the drone, then safely parachutes it to the ground.

Robert Bunker, a counterterrorism expert at TRENDS Research & Advisory based in Abu Dhabi, says that there are likely to be two distinct occasions when autonomous drones need to be stopped: for public safety and during war.”

Read more at https://www.newscientist.com/article/2093620-us-air-force-plans-to-pluck-dangerous-drones-out-of-the-skies/