[FoRK] Drone warefare

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Thu Dec 17 23:48:42 PST 2015


And so it begins: http://petapixel.com/2015/12/11/tokyo-to-catch-bad-drones-using-bigger-drones-withs-giants-nets/

On 10/12/15 12:22 PM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> Dragonball Pokemon Z.  We should invent all of the offensive and defensive weapons in a long series of creative work so that they 
> can't be patented.
>
> sdw
>
> On 10/12/15 12:11 PM, Damien Morton wrote:
>> We need pokemon drones and anti-drones.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 10:08 PM, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
>>
>>> Exactly.  Then it can snap into the slippery egg mode for defensively
>>> slipping through the claws / filaments, diving for the canopy before
>>> deploying and beginning the canyon / forest run to shake them off its
>>> tail.  Or shed an exoskeleton that explodes once the inner drone gets
>>> away.  The possibilities are endless; just need to get the action on film.
>>>
>>> sdw
>>>
>>>
>>> On 10/12/15 11:48 AM, Damien Morton wrote:
>>>
>>>> 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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