January 10th – “Joint Strategic Call for the Establishment of a Common Structure to Respond to the increasingly complex drone threat” on the website of Defense News. The article is summarized as follows:
Drones are now cheaper and more user-friendly and accessible.
Small drones are widely used. It can help the enemy carry out major operations.
Technological developments in automation and artificial intelligence have made it easier for cluster drones to coordinate and integrate into operations that pose higher threats.
Shortly after Congress called for a rapid advance in the development and deployment of a joint project to fight against drone capabilities, the Pentagon launched a strategy.
The Pentagon announced its strategy to deal with the threat of small drones on the 7th, which focuses on establishing a common threat map, structure and agreement among various services and strengthening coordination between domestic institutions of the United States and with overseas allies and partners.
Congress asked the Pentagon to deploy the associated systems in the fall of 2021 and to increase the work by more than $47 million under the Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2021.