DIY Drone-Proofing: Militants Use Carpet, Grass Mats, Mud to Hide From Robots
Mon, 25/02/2013 - 14:18 — smashdracs
What’s the simplest way to evade a $4.5 million armed, flying robot? Get some grass mats. Or smear your car with mud.
After hundreds of strikes over four drone-intensive years, al-Qaida is starting to pass around notes on cheap countermeasures militants can take to evade detection by the robots’ sensors. The longer the militants can delay the CIA or the U.S. military from obtaining a positive identification, the thinking goes, the less likely a strike becomes. Step one: Disguise your car.
READ MORE: http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2013/02/diy-droneproofing/