Aircraft Security

Aircraft Security

pilot

An off-the-shelf commercial helicopter was recently modified to fly itself in typical military missions, including supply runs, medevac, and reconnaissance. The long-term goal: Design...
UAV

As part of a multi-million dollar contract, the U.S. Air Force placed an order for new counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) radar technology. Electronic-scanning (e-scan) radars...
missile

The Chinese military is building a new and mysterious missile that could cripple American air power. The weapon, known as the PL-XX missile is...
UAV

New software developed recently, called the Heresy multi-mission control (MMC), now enables one operator to oversee a half-dozen large UAV’s, assigning tasks and monitoring...
Anka

Turkey Receives More Anka UAVs Turkey has decided to expand its UAV stockpile, with its military and security forces expecting to receive 22 more Anka...
countermeasures

A new technology will protecting aircraft from various threats. Traditional threat warning and countermeasure systems are designed to identify and defeat known threats. Infrared...
Drone

China, the world’s main distributor of armed drones, is increasingly popular among Middle Eastern countries locked-out of purchasing American-made drones. With increasing degree of...
malicious drone illustration

As drones become more prominently used, so does the misuse of these emerging technologies. New drone detection solution could protect military bases, venues, cities...
x-ray screeninig

The emergence of homemade explosives has placed many challenges on aviation security screening. In an attempt to cope with the threats, the US Department of...
batteries

With more people using battery packs, such as those in drones, cameras, or simply power bricks to charge the many devices we own, it’s...

Air traffic controllers monitor take-offs, landings and ground traffic, while they also watch the runways and taxiways, ensuring that aircraft do not cross active...
mainte

If a part fails for an airline, it could result in a canceled flight, or worse, a crash. For the Pentagon, it could also...
cyber resiliency

The U.S. military’s weapons systems today are reliant on complex software and interconnectivity with a host of components, sensors and computer systems. The highly...
Air Traffic Control Tower

Switzerland is on the cusp of becoming the first country to formally integrate drones into the air traffic management system that controls its airspace. The...
cyber

To date, there has been no confirmed downing of a commercial or military aircraft through a cyber attack. However, given the weaknesses in the...
security accelerator

Are you a disruptive startup in the security field? We at the iHLS Security Accelerator are looking for innovative ground-breaking technologies offering solutions for civilian...
Swarms Wil Challenge US Infantry

The emergence of inexpensive small unmanned aircraft systems (sUASs) that operate without a human pilot has led to adversarial groups threatening deployed U.S. forces,...
There's a need for Anti-Drone solution

With current ubiquity of drones, many people don't feel safe or feel that they have lost their privacy. There has come a need for...
GPS Jammer USAF

The Red Flag US Air Force drill started just recently. Red Flag is the biggest Air Force annual drill, taking place in Nevada and...
early detection

Flight safety solutions available today, such as radars for early detection, are not sufficiently effective in preventing collisions with birds, due to their technological...
task force

The growing use of cheap and accessible commercial drones and the involvement of terrorist and criminal actors have been increasing the threat to security...
aircraft explosive vulnerability

Ever since 9/11, aircraft security has been a major concern for the U.S Government. Each day, more than twenty-six thousand commercial flights transport passengers...

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