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Defending Airports against Drone Disruptions – A Review of Current Counter-Drone Technologies

Researchers at UMass-Amherst recently investigated current counter-drone technologies and made recommendations to MassDOT regarding counter-drone measures for protecting airports and nearby airspace. Click here for the full article.


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Drones at State DOTs – A Review of Current Applications and Practices

UMass-Amherst researchers recently completed a study examining the current use of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) for transportation-related purposes at state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) around the country.Click here for the full article.



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