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

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

June 15, 2016 12:05 pm

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/