The Washington Postreported that four eagles
have been training since they were chicks to tackle drones out of the
sky amid French concerns over airborne terrorist attacks.
According to theAgence France-Presse,
drones that flew over the French presidential palace and a
restricted military site in 2015 sparked talk among military officials
over how to combat similar attacks in the future.
But bullets can bring
down more than drones when deployed in the midst of a large crowd, which
prompted officials to seek out a more creative solution. Eagles. Read more (2/22/17 8:10 AM)
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Proponents of the measure say that it’s necessary and that it would be “extremely narrowly tailored.”
this is for very limited circumstances,” Republican state Sen. John
Kissel, co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee that approved the bill
and sent it to the House, said, according to the Associated Press.
“We can certainly envision some incident on some campus or someplace
where someone is a rogue shooter or someone was kidnapped and you try to
blow out a tire.” Read more (4/27/17)
Monday’s picture: a travel to Pasargadae, Iran [gallery]
estimated reading time: 3 min.
Once capital of the Achaemenid Empire, the city of Pasargadae was constructed under the reign of Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC). Located in ancient Persia, near the city of Shiraz, it is today one of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites…
An anti-drone/UAV device that interferes with the radio frequency of most if not all current conventional off the shelf drones. Effective range is about 1,100 meters (3,608 feet). It essentially tricks the drone into thinking it is now out of range of it’s operator and flies back home or crashes. The MD1 is apparently being used in Iraq to counter ISIS drones that are dropping bombs or delivering small weapon and ammo caches. Note the AR-15 style carry handle and collapsible stock. (GRH)