“Coast Guard to develop drone interception capability” –Defense Systems

Defense systems reports that,

“The U.S. Coast Guard is developing a counter-drone capability to both protect its own locations and to guard protected assets under special circumstances as provided for under a recent law.”

Ever since a quadcopter crash landed about two meters from German Prime Minister Angela Merkel in 2013 there has been a recognition that these systems might be used for sinister purposes.

Terrorist have started using drones as a cruise missile, lite.

The R&D Center has apparently already had a successful test.

2 thoughts on ““Coast Guard to develop drone interception capability” –Defense Systems

  1. Technically, this shouldn’t be too hard considering that the EF-18G “Growler” has jamming pods under its wings. It’s just a matter of fine-tuning the right frequency to jam drones out of the sky and also not affecting friendly systems in the process.

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