Primary threat categories include:
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)
Different UAS types can include Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) and Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs).
UAS types range from Group 1 (consumer and small UAS), all the way to Group 5, which include large military drones such as Reaper, Global Hawk, and others.
The C-UAS Factbook also considers various types of UAS detection sensors and methods, including radiofrequency (RF), radars, acoustics, optics, and multi-sensor systems. It also compares various UAS effectors, including jammers (RF and GNSS jamming), spoofing, hacking or protocol manipulation, directed energy, counterdrone drones, other kinetic solutions, and layered C-UAS defeat options.
Finally, this Factbook reviews types of counter-UAS providers, ranging from start-ups and project companies, to prime contractors, to established small businesses.
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