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Default 200 Dollar Drone taken out with 3 Million Dollar Patriot Missile

Not a good rate of return wouldn't you say?

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Kinda like shooting rats with a 50cal Barrett!!
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Default Re: 200 Dollar Drone taken out with 3 Million Dollar Patriot Missile

I don't know where I would keep it but now I want one! No, on second thought just give me the Three Million Bucks.
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Default Re: 200 Dollar Drone taken out with 3 Million Dollar Patriot Missile

On the bright side the technology works so we now know that a Patriot can deal with all sorts of flying threats.

Still, if there is a problem with small commercial & toy drones, perhaps there should be a more economical weapon developed to take them out of the sky. Perhaps one of the radio transmitter jammers the military already owns can disable them? Certainly a 12 gauge would be effective, as long as the drone is within "Pheasant & Quail" range.
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On the bright side the technology works so we now know that a Patriot can deal with all sorts of flying threats.

Still, if there is a problem with small commercial & toy drones, perhaps there should be a more economical weapon developed to take them out of the sky. Perhaps one of the radio transmitter jammers the military already owns can disable them? Certainly a 12 gauge would be effective, as long as the drone is within "Pheasant & Quail" range.
http://www.dronedefence.co.uk/the-an...y-from-dronesx

https://mag.dronesx.com/anti-drone-r...er-drone-tech/

http://www.popularmechanics.com/mili...killer-drones/


I think there is a drone "arms race" underway already!

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