U.S. Air Force says Taliban drones are monitoring one of its bases in Afghanistan

Published By ITCT News Desk On : December 11, 2018
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Insurgents are using small unmanned aircraft to regularly monitor activity at a major American base in Afghanistan, revealed Tom Lockhart, the Director of the Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation Office (SDPE) at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), during a test of various counter-drone technologies at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico in October 2018.

At present, SDPE is exploring the viability of solid-state lasers and high-power microwave directed energy weapons as base defense tools against tiny unmanned aircraft.

 

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