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General News    H4'ed 9/24/17

Pentagon Tests Lasers and Nets to Combat a Vexing Foe: ISIS Drones

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"After deadly drone attacks by ISIS, American officials are experimenting with technologies that can destroy the weapons; but this article offers us a look at what is down the road as the  drone threat goes global. Iranian drones have buzzed US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf. Authorities voice increasing concerns about possible drone attacks against dams, nuclear power plants and other critical infrastructure. The Pentagon issued classified guidance  to warn local communities to keep commercial drone hobbyists away from installations. 'Unless something is done about the making & sourcing of the material, countries will  be stuck in a continuous cycle of targeting more and more of ISIS’s inventions, locations and operators.'" One can imagine that airborne I.E.D.s,” - improvised explosive devices- will become a tool for homegrown terrorists.

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