Counter-Drone Measures

DRONE ALERT! What's next?

Depending on the application and threat situation you can action different counter-measures. For the future we are planning interfaces that can automatically trigger defensive measures in the case of a drone alarm.

Drone Alarm and Counter-Drone Measures

Regulation, Manufacturing Standards


Registration, License Plates, Pilot License etc.

Registration / identification by authorities and pilot trainings

Advantages

  • Easier identification of the owner
  • More transparency
  • Less pilot failures

Disadvantages

  • Does not help against terrorists/criminals
Counter-Drone-Measures: Registration, License Plates, Pilot License etc.

No-Fly-Zones / Geo-Fencing

Software prevents drones flying in defined areas

Advantages

  • Less unintended threats

Disadvantages

  • Many drones without geo-fencing
  • Geo-fencing can be turned off
Counter-Drone-Measures: No-Fly-Zones / Geo-Fencing

Passive Measures


Measures without Disrupting the Drone

Lead people to safety, block view, lock (cell) doors and gates, search site for dropped objects

Advantages

  • Depending on the application highly effective
  • Not subject to approval

Disadvantages

  • Drone is not stopped
Passive Measures without Disrupting the Drone

Active Counter-Drone Measures


Counter-Drone

Catches hostile drone with a net

Advantages

  • Drone is stopped
  • Normally no crash but safe landing

Disadvantages

  • Very competent pilot needed 24/7
  • Expensive Counter-drone must be extremely powerful
  • Crash risk
Active Counter-Drone Measures

Jammer, Spoofer

Jams or spoofs radio connection or GPS, Drone returns to start position, sheers away, lands or crashes

Advantages

  • Drone is stopped
  • Eventually tracking down to the pilot is possible

Go to Jammer

Disadvantages

  • Subject to approval
Counter-Drone-Measures: Jammer, Spoofer

Fire Arms, Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), Laser

Drone gets destroyed and crashes

Advantages

  • Drone is stopped

Disadvantages

  • Low range
  • Crash poses risks, especiallyin cities
  • Subject to approval
Counter-Drone-Measures: Fire Arms, Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), Laser

Net Canon

Net is shot over the drone from the ground

Advantages

  • Drone is stopped

Disadvantages

  • Low range
  • Low success rate
Counter-Drone-Measures: Net Canon