As Attack Drones Multiply, Israeli Firms Develop Defenses

(AP-Washington Post) Ilan Ben Zion - Israel, one of the pioneers of drone warfare, is now on the front lines of an arms race to protect against drone attacks. Over a dozen Israeli firms presented cutting-edge anti-drone technologies at London's Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition this month. Israel Aerospace Industries says its Popstar system can track and identify flying objects day or night without being detected. Israeli company Vorpal says its system can identify a drone - and locate its operator - within two seconds. During this year's Eurovision song contest in Tel Aviv, police caught more than 20 operators who were flying drones in no-fly zones.

2019-09-26 00:00:00

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