Characterizing the Potential of Active Aircraft Diversion Technologies for Remotely Redirecting an Aircraft.

Komatsu, Janet.

Abstract: Since the 1930s, airplane hijackings have been used by terrorist organizations to further their own agendas, often staking civilian lives in the process. Adversarial (but not necessarily hostile) unmanned aerial vehicle intrusions into sensitive military or political areas have also threatened otherwise peaceful U.S. defense operations. In these scenarios, non-lethal active aircraft dive... read more

Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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