Imagine a formation of unidentified drones brazenly violating banned airspace over a major international event just as dignitaries arrive by helicopter to kick things off. The security threat created would be off the charts – unless you had an enormous high-tech gun capable of picking drones off from far away. That’s exactly what happened, and without fuss, at the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines in 2019.
DroneGun effective in capturing or merely rebuffing invasive UAV
Security forces reacting to that situation used DroneGun Tactical jammers to take out four uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAV) that had suddenly, simultaneously appeared as the helicopters carrying Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and foreign leaders arrived for the Southeast Asian Games opener. Manufactured by Australian security tech company DroneShield, DroneGun Tactical units took control of the suspect craft and brought them to the ground where they could be…