Monday, March 13, 2017

Iran Has Deployed A New Counter-Drone Weapon

Washington Times: Iran deploys jamming device to counter drones

Iran has deployed a new counter-drone weapon — a rifle-shaped jamming device that the regime says can electronically separate a remotely piloted aircraft from its command pilot and even reprogram it to turn on its owner.

The development could be significant for the future of drone warfare. Unmanned aerial vehicles are taking on larger roles in anti-U.S. planning by Iran and other belligerents. The U.S. military routinely launches spy drones over the Persian Gulf as well as over Iraq and Syria.

Iran has tested and deployed suicide drones that it says can be launched against U.S. ships, which are targets of harassment by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ navy.

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WNU Editor: If true .... this development could be significant for the future of drone warfare.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Not true

fazman said...

Yep liar liar pants on fire, as anyone told Salami on Rye that they're not analogue. ?

Aizino Smith said...

No way they could reprogram it with a rifle sized device.

If they could reprogram it on the fly they could reprogram it to land at their airfield.