Within less than a decade, small unmanned aircraft have opened airspace to countless new users, but along with the beneficial applications have come the inevitable misuses. Air vehicles are flying missions as diverse as crop monitoring and filmmaking, but are also accused of endangering air safety and enabling terrorist attacks. Relatively inexpensive and easy to use, small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or “drones,” have become a threat not only on the battlefield but in busy ...


"Counter-UAS Special Report: The Small UAV Problem" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 


Already registered? here.