Counter drone tech developed by Marines

Marine Times:
Marines increase ways to detect and kill air threats, from hobby drones to cruise missiles

As Marine units face evolving drone threats from terrorist organizations and at the same time shore up their air defenses against near-peer air attacks, a few key pieces of gear in the most recent defense bill could vastly strengthen overhead protection.
G/ATOR has a radar antenna and rotating drive system that mounts on a towable trailer. It provides 360-degree scanning and if it detects a threat, it can send a beam to track that threat while it continues scanning other parts of the battlefield.
There is more.

It tells you something about the advances in weapons systems.  When the War on Terror began, the US had a monopoly on the military use of drones.  Now it is facing several drone threats that it must deal with.


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