Pentagon completes its first counter drone technology demonstration

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. (April 14, 2021) — Technology developers came together to show their latest in counter drone technology during a demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz.

Focused on Low Collateral Effects Interceptors (LCEI), this demonstration is the first in an on-going series of semi-annual demonstrations aimed at evaluating technologies to deliver an enterprise approach to counter growing threats from rapidly increasing small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS).

“Aurora was honored to participate in the JCO and RCCTO demo event for low-collateral interceptors at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground,” said Kel Jackson, Counter-UAS program manager for Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company. “Demonstrating MIDAS’ differentiated Counter-UAS capabilities in such a challenging environment was invaluable.”

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