needgap, create startup ideas by solving problems http://needgap.com Submit problems for startups to solve for building startup ideas and creating products which people want. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 04:56:00 +0000 area denial counter-drone technology #defence #drone Drone technology, apart from numerous peaceful use cases has become a force multiplier for <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_combat_aerial_vehicle">offensive operations</a>. Drones capable of inflicting damage on infrastructure, lives are not only limited to nations with large defence budget, but has been effectively used by <a href="https://www.conflictarm.com/perspectives/islamic-states-weaponised-drones/">unorganised groups</a> to cause <a href="https://edition.cnn.com/middleeast/live-news/saudi-oil-attack-dle-intl/index.html">large scale damages</a> due to the low cost of developing and operating a drone force.<div><br></div><div><div>Malicious or accidental use of drones in airports have wreaked havoc. Drones are not limited only to air, explosive laden drone boats have already been used in the conflict.</div><div><br></div><div>Current counter-drone or anti-drone tech involves blocking signal to the drone for forcing it to land, hacking and use of physical force to destroy drones. The rise of auto pilot, anti-jamming/hacking, swarm tech would render existing counter-drone measures obsolete and hence the need gap for efficient area denial counter-drone technology.<br><div><br></div><div><br></div></div></div> 4 points posted by Abishek Muthian /problems/35-area-denial-counter-drone-technology-defence-drone 35 Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:45:00 +0000