Critical Infrastructure

Critical infrastructure refers to the sectors whose assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, are considered so vital that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, national public health or safety, or any combination thereof. In the United States, the Department of Homeland Security has identified and described 16 critical infrastructure sectors.  The sectors are:
  • Chemical Sector
  • Commercial Facilities Sector
  • Communications Sector
  • Critical Manufacturing Sector
  • Dams Sector
  • Defense Industrial Base Sector
  • Emergency Services Sector
  • Energy Sector
  • Financial Services Sector
  • Food and Agriculture Sector
  • Government Facilities Secdtor
  • Healthcare and Public Health Sector
  • Information Technology Sector
  • Nuclear Reactors, Materials and Waste Sector
  • Transportation Systems Sector
  • Waste and Wastewater Systems Sector
Two charged with attempted drug distribution via drone

A man and a woman from Ontario face charges related to a drug trafficking investigation in Renous, New Brunswick, Canada….

Report- Drone Flew Within 20 feet of Passenger Plane

In a UK Airprox report released last month, the pilot of a Boeing 787, with a passenger capacity ranging from…

Counter-UAS for High Value Units Afloat Pierside

Counter Unmanned Aerial System Defense for High Value Units Afloat Pierside is a Purdue University doctoral dissertation by Christopher R….

Singapore Cracks Down on Cross-Border Drone Flights

As of November 21, 2023, Singapore will implement a new framework governing cross-border drone flights. Under this framework, cross-border drone…

Three Caught With Drone Near Augusta State Medical Prison

On Friday, November 17th, just before midnight, officers with the Grovetown Police Department (Georgia) arrested three people who are suspected…

FAA Investigating Drone Incident at the Ravens Game

Multiple news outlets report that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will investigate the unauthorized drone incident that delayed the Baltimore…

Another Successful South Carolina Prison Drone Interdiction

On November 17, 2023, another successful South Carolina prison drone interdiction was reported by the Marlboro County Sheriff’s Office. The…

Continuing Resolution Extends DHS and DOJ C-UAS Authority

H.R. 6363, the “Further Continuing Appropriates and Other Extensions Act, 2024,” was passed by both the House and Senate this…

Analysis of Multi-Layer System of Systems to Counter UAS

Analysis of a Multi-Layer System of Systems to Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems is a Naval Postgraduate School thesis by Aaron…

Portable Counter-IED and Counter-Drone Solution Unveiled

In October, Netline Communications Technologies Ltd., a prominent electronic warfare and spectrum dominance system developer, introduced the C-Guard Modular ManPack….

Anduril Awarded UK MoD Force Protection Technology Contract

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has granted a 31-month contract to Anduril Industries, a defense technology company, initially valued…

ARDRONIS Counter-Drone System Declared SAPIENT Compliant

Rohde & Schwarz has successfully validated its new ARDRONIS Locate Compact system for deployment in counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS)…

WhiteFox Protects UN General Assembly with C-UAS Solution

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 30, 2023 / — As global leaders representing more than 140 countries convened…

ST-Flex Guardian Aerostat Includes C-UAS Capabilities for CBP

Altaeros is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of a 5-year, $99 million Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from…

Drones Banned Within 400 Meters of Prisons in England and Wales

On January 25, 2024, a new restriction that bans drones from flying within 400 meters of prisons or young offender…