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Many UAVs Vulnerable To Directed-Energy Weapons

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    Last Updated: November 20, 2013

    mask.of.sanity writes “A New Zealand researcher has detailed ways that UAVs can be crashed using cheap tools like Herf guns and GPS jammers, and could even be downed by flying drones with more powerful radio. The attacks (podcast) interfere with the navigation systems used by flying drones and are possible because security was not designed into the architecture of some machines.”

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