Drone Defence: Fighting Back Against UAS (Studio)
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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are a growing threat for the US and its allies. Adversaries can acquire drones in high volumes and at low cost, deploying them in various roles.
Tom Laliberty, Vice President of Land Warfare and Air Defense at the Raytheon Technologies business, explains what was achieved during the tests.
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