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DARPA shoots streamers to counter drone swarms in urban areas

MFP vehicle deploying an interceptor

DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program has developed a system designed to counter unauthorized drone intrusions over military installations or operations. Because they may need to be used over populated areas, the program sought a non-explosive approach and hit upon the idea of using drones that fire stringy streamers.

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