US forces used nets to take down drones

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, Las Vegas, NV., Dec. 13, 2016. Teams were given six months to develop a complete counter-unmanned aerial system to aid in base defense.”

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