France’s anti-drone drone can spot malicious pilots in underneath a minute
Paris has been hit with a spate of anonymously-piloted drones flying over key landmarks, authorities buildings and even a nuclear energy station. It isn’t been clear if it is a group of amateurs with dangerous timing or one thing extra coordinated, which has spooked the locals and regulation enforcement alike. Fortunately, French agency ECA has been fast to answer the potential menace, constructing an anti-drone drone that may seek out drones and determine their pilots.
As soon as a rogue drone has been noticed within the skies, the custom-made EC180 will chase it down and triangulate the place of its pilot. The craft will then discover the shadowy human, take their mugshot and alert close by police as to their location within the hope of catching them within the act. Sadly, and for completely comprehensible causes, ECA will not broaden on how its gear can obtain this feat of airborne counter-espionage.
The corporate’s definitely piling on the hype, saying that its new know-how “makes it unattainable for malicious operators to vanish.” Apparently, it is also been examined twice by French authorities who have been “absolutely glad” that the unit might discover and find pilots inside a radius of seven hundred meters in lower than a minute.