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US Army highlights major low-cost drone threat
Recognising the threat posed by inexpensive UAVs, the US Army has just completed a major anti-drone exercise at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin that involved 6,000 troops.
The challenge facing military forces around the world was summed up by LTC Tim Paterson, a drone and EW planning officer with the Army Reserve’s 86th Training Division at Fort McCoy when he said that from the US Army’s perspective, the drone ‘is the largest, fastest growing, most dangerous emerging threat [on] the battlefield’.
The exercise focused on countering cheap COTS drones that can be easily bought and modified. Paterson noted ...
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