Saturday, March 5, 2016

High-tech 'bazooka' fires a net to take down drones

Where can I get one?
Fox News reports could this bazooka-style device become a crucial weapon in law enforcement’s battle with drones?

The brainchild of U.K.-based OpenWorks Engineering, SkyWall 100 uses a compressed air launcher to fire smart projectiles at targeted drones.

The system, which has a range of 328 feet, uses a high-tech scope to lock on to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). An onboard computer then tracks the target’s flight path and calculates the trajectory required for the projectile to intercept either a hovering or flying drone.

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