The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) performed tests of an airborne high-powered laser system from Elbit Systems [ESLT] to take down multiple unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs), the MoD announced in a June 21 press release. The tests, which are part of the first phase in the development of the ...

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced on June 7 that its Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program recently demonstrated a counter unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) solution at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida that can target multiple drones with high levels of autonomy and no ...

Northrop Grumman [NOC] provided reporters with details on its Mobile – Acquisition, Cueing and Effector (M-ACE) counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) solution during a call on May 26. M-ACE uses three-dimensional radar, radio frequency sensors, electro-optical/infrared cameras, global position ...

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected five airports to test unmanned aircraft system (UAS) detection and mitigation systems that will create future standards for countering UAS (C-UAS) use at airports, the agency said in a March 1 press release.  The airports selected by the FAA ...

The Army’s Fires Center of Excellence will be creating a counter unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) academy at Fort Sill in Oklahoma with operations starting in fiscal year (FY) 2024, Lt. Col. Dave Morgan, who works with the requirements and capabilities at the Joint Counter Office (JCO), said ...