Researchers at the University of Dayton partnered with Sinclair College National UAS Training and Certification Center have been studying different forms of collisions e.g. nose cone, engine, wings.

DJI Phantom penetrated deeper into the wing and did more damages than the bird.

 

 

Mexican drug cartels are turning consumer drones into flying suicide bombers.

An article in Small Wars Journal summarizes the recent arrest of four men in Guanajauto in Central Mexico, approximately 189 miles northwest of Mexico City. The men were traveling in a stolen car with an AK-47 style rifle and 3DR Solo commercial hobbyist drone. The drone carried an improvised bomb via a string. A radio frequency detonator would then set off the bomb remotely.

 

 

Polaris ATV with portable laser. The kit charges from 2200 volt outlet. According to producer it can be fired 20 to 30 times. It requires ATV to stop to fire the laser.