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Drones as weapons - Monday NBC - Rossen reports

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I just saw on NBC a blurb about an upcoming special this next Monday August 20th.
They didn't say what time but apparently it will be on the morning TODAY show.

They were depicting a drone as a weapon and the drone hunters that are used to neutralize them.

I can't wait to see how drones are depicted.
(tongue in cheek) I am certain they will depict in a favorable light the thousands / millions of drones that are used for recreational purposes.
 

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Russia was just complaining about the frequency of phantom drone attacks on their military base in Syria.

Sounded like plain ol Dji drones carrying c-4 or similiar explosives.
 

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Cars are used to transport people but can be use as a weapon on the road. Drones are not the exception.
 

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We are singing the same song out of the same hymnal.
The post was not to stir everyone up but to let them know there was going to be a segment about drones as weapons.
 

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I have a difficult time imagining that this is effective as a completely autonomous system.

I would expect that it would be more successful with a human pilot to at least allow the matrice to lock onto its target.

Radar seems like a rather ineffective means of finding a mostly non-metallic object that may be a mile or two away but I am admittedly not that educated about radar.

I’m also unsure of how to comply with vlos since the video i watched indicated that the autonomous drone may travel miles while pursuing a rouge drone.

The concept is fun but I’m not sure all the parts of the puzzle have been solved yet.
 
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