Air Force Technology Accelerator

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Rochon, 346th Air Expeditionary Group deputy commander, prepares to operate a small drone to photograph work sites in Meteti, Panama, March 30, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen/Released)

Air Force tech accelerator introduces 2019 cohort

Ten new companies will spend the next three months building counter-drone technologies and learning about the Air Force's need for this kind of tech.
An unmanned aircraft system is seen on the flight line at Naval Base Ventura County and Sea Range, Point Mugu, Calif., July 31, 2015. The drone was part of Black Dart 2015, a DoD-sponsored demonstration from July 26 to Aug. 7, that included industry personnel, observers from allied nations and participants from four military branches to assess and improve technologies, tactics and techniques used by DoD and its partners in countering the threat of drones. (DoD News photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

These 10 companies are building ‘counter-drone’ tech in the Air Force accelerator

The technologies under development really run the gamut.