31 Oct '16, 11pm

WATCH: Soldiers Disable Drone During Training

The U.S. Army has released footage showing soldiers disable a drone using an anti-drone weapon during training. The one-minute video uploaded Oct. 28 to YouTube show soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, capture an enemy drone using a product called Batelle’s DroneDefender during an Oct. 23 exercise at Fort Bliss, New Mexico. The footage, which was shot by Sgt. Steven Hitchcock, comes a week after Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said airmen used an anti-drone weapon to take out a drone operated by militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. “The Air Force over there in theater was informed there was one such unmanned aerial system in the vicinity and fairly quickly we were able to bring it down, we brought it down through electronic measures,” James said at an event hosted by the Center for a New American Security in Wash...

Full article: http://www.defensetech.org/2016/10/31/watch-soldiers-anti...

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