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Hanna Timberlake, test engineer at Hanscom’s Space Fence program office, demonstrates a shotgun shell loaded with expanding strings potentially capable of taking down a small unmanned aerial vehicle at the Hanscom Innovation Event April 27, 2017. Timberlake and a team of six other engineers and program managers competed in the 2016 Air Force Research Laboratory’s Commander’s Challenge to build a developmental system capable of defending against small UAVs, with a six month deadline and $50,000 to invest.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Newell) Young Commander’s Challenge team develops multi-layered drone defense
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Junior engineers and program managers here designed a developmental layered base defense system capable of warding off or destroying suspicious unmanned aerial vehicles as part of the Air Force Research Laboratory 2016 Commander’s Challenge.A team of six Hanscom Airmen and one team member from AFRL, Rome, New York,
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Robins Air Force Base is the first installation hosting an air Logistics Complex to receive an RQ-4 Global Hawk for paint and depaint work. Shown here, an RQ-4 Global Hawk soars through the sky to record intelligence, surveillence and reconnaissance data. (Courtesy photo) Global Hawk to make historic first flight to Robins
The first flight of an RQ-4 Global Hawk coming to Robins is scheduled for May 10. The arrival of this unmanned aerial vehicle marks the first time an aircraft of this type has flown to an Air Force air logistics complex.This initial aircraft is arriving for depaint/paint refurbishment. Plus, the establishment of a building-based Launch and Recovery
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