On the edge of a former UK Royal Air Force base, next to a ruined 1930s operations building now used as a sheepfold, a defense contractor is demonstrating the future of civil air defense for a documentary TV crew. While a DJI Phantom 3 drone hovers above the runway, a team member in the back of a Ford Transit van explains how Leonardo’s Falcon Shield system detects and identifies small unmanned aircraft—and could be used to cause a targeted aircraft to crash. The Falcon Shield ...


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