A unit of the US Air Force decided to drill against drones in 2016 in San Antonio with the 25th Air Force. The training apparently came as a result of a real incident where a small surveillance drone was rigged with an IED so that it injured local forces that picked it up. "Due to … Continue reading San Antonio 2016: US forces learn to counter UAVs
Back in 2016 when everyone was experimenting with how to confront the emerging drone threats, US forces at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio used a counter-UAS system with a net to snare a DJI S1000 drone. This was par of the "2016 Air Force Research Laboratory Commanders Challenge at the Nevada National Security Site, … Continue reading US forces used nets to take down drones
A video can be seen at this link of a Global Hawk being used during the ISIS war. July 14, 2016 "U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk lands at an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve July 14, 2016."