Drone Attack on U.S. Power Grid Failed – This Time
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
In a recently released Joint Intelligence Bulletin (JIB), U.S. officials revealed that a DJI Mavic 2, a small quadcopter-type drone, was found carrying a copper wire attached to it by nylon cords in what was believed to be an attempted attack on a power substation in Pennsylvania last year, as reported by The Drive. The report, issued last month, claims this is the first time an incident of this kind has been officially assessed as a possible drone attack on energy infrastructure in the United States, but that this is likely to become more commonplace as time goes on.
The Bulletin (JIB) covering the drone attack was initially published on October 28, 2021 by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) published on Oct. 28, 2021, and was first reported on by ABC. The…