12 Aug '18, 3pm

Raytheon har utvecklat ett laservapen som kan skjuta ner fientliga drönare. #säkpol https://t.co/T2MBL1T3Ku

Drones aid search-and-rescue efforts and capture that perfect aerial view of your beach vacation. They are simple to make, cheap to buy and available to almost anyone in the world. But drones can also present a serious risk to military forces. Because they're readily available, adversaries can easily weaponize store-bought drones. There is no one, perfect solution for countering drones. However, there are proven, advanced technologies to address the threat – from weapons that can blast drones out of the sky to RF technology that can take control of a drone and put it on the ground safely, to other futuristic tools. LASER STRIKE You don't want to use a large, expensive missile to knock out a small drone. Better to use a mobile system with near-infinite firing capacity to take out a drone, or a swarm of drones. A high-energy laser fits the bill. “Small and cheap threats need...

Full article: https://www.raytheon.com/news/feature/beam-on

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