[FoRK] Drone warefare

Ken Meltsner meltsner at alum.mit.edu
Mon Oct 12 11:47:14 PDT 2015


ACME brand giant flyswatters, perhaps.

Ken Meltsner

On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 11:39 AM, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> This makes a lot of assumptions, such as that there is no on-board
> intelligence to continue the "mission" when the C2 link is lost. GPS could
> be jammed, but inertial nav is OK in the air for a bit. And GPS jamming is a
> dangerous thing to do because of collateral damage.  And it's not like the
> beam is going to be hard to place in the landscape.
>
> Let the technical arms race commence.
>
> The most effective solution is probably going to be something like an attack
> drone that spits out micro filament to tangle the rotors. Or a big drone
> that simply scoops up the little one.
>
> http://www.ecnmag.com/blog/2015/10/now-theres-easier-way-shoot-down-drones
>
> sdw
>
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