FAA has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRDA) with Liteye Systems to evaluate technology developed by a trio of UK companies to identify and disable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or “drones” operating near airports. The Anti-UAV Defense System (AUDS) has been developed by UK-based Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics, and Enterprise Control Systems and was demonstrated at US government-sponsored counter-UAV trials at the end of 2015. Following ...

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