Pentagon Tackles Drone Threat With ‘Hard Kill Challenge’

Credit: Columbus, Ohio-based Battelle presented its Drone Defender at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama, in August: James Drew/Aviation Week
With multiple accounts of drones being used as flying improvised explosive devices as well as low-cost surveillance assets for terrorist organizations, the Pentagon is hosting a “Hard Kill Challenge” for industry and government entities to demonstrate novel approaches for swatting small UAVs. The...

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