[FoRK] Drone warefare

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Mon Oct 12 11:48:30 PDT 2015


Or a drone that has hydraulic claws and latches onto the target drone

On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 9:39 PM, 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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