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Oklahoma Guard Explores Future of Drone Defense at Symposium
March 15, 2024
Lt. Col. Brent Hill, deputy director of military support for the Oklahoma National Guard, introduces Jamey Jacob, Ph.d., P.E., during the inaugural Oklahoma National Guard Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems Symposium in Oklahoma City, March 12, 2024. Jacob is the executive director of Oklahoma State University's Oklahoma Aerospace Institute for Research and Education.

Minnesota Air Guard Security Forces Train on High-Tech Drone
November 27, 2023
The 133rd Security Forces Squadron out of St. Paul, Minnesota, completed initial training for the Skydio X2D drone at Camp Ripley Training Center in Little Falls, Minnesota, Nov. 13-15, 2023. The eight enlisted Airmen are the first National Guard troops to become certified on the X2D drone.

Iowa Guard Tests Innovative Technology during Northern Strike
August 18, 2023
Spc. Vincent Omolon and Spc. Amber Hickman, 294th Medical Company Area Support, 67th Troop Command, Iowa National Guard, transports a patient while a medical drone gathers crucial information in-flight such as vitals, blood pressure, and more during Exercise Northern Strike 2023, on Camp Grayling, Michigan, Aug. 7, 2023.

Maryland Army National Guard ‘Takes Flight’ with Raven
June 6, 2023
Sgt. Byme Taylor, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment infantryman, launches an RQ-11 Raven at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey June 1, 2023. With a flight radius of 6.2 miles and the ability to reach speeds of 31 to 62 mph, the Raven provides better aerial reconnaissance than most drones.

Task Force Bayonet Soldiers train in electronic warfare
September 24, 2020
A Soldier with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment, looks through the optic device of the Drone Defender V2 during Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems training at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 19, 2020. The Drone Defender V2 is an electronic warfare weapon capable of downing and disabling a small unmanned aircraft system, also known as a drone.