POTD: Electronic Warfare – Battelle Drone Defender V2 in Iraq

Eric B
by Eric B
Battelle Drone Defender V2

When Skynet takes over, the Battelle Drone Defender V2 may become your best friend. Our Photo Of The Day shows U.S. Marines as they operate the Battelle V2 during a training at the Baghdad Embassy. The Marines are assigned to the Special Purpose Marine-Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command. The V2 can defend the airspace from drones and UAVs at ranges up to 400 meters, using remote control and GPS disruption. Note the red dot.

A U.S. Marine assigned to Special Purpose Marine-Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, operates a Battelle Drone Defender V2 during counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) training at the Baghdad Embassy Compound in Iraq, 2020.

The C-UAS training focused on the fundamentals of detecting and deterring threats posed by UAS operations. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region.

All photos by the U.S. Marine Corps, photo done by Gunnery Sgt. Artur Shvartsberg.

Eric B
Eric B

Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6x6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.

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  • Paul Wetzel Paul Wetzel on Nov 16, 2020

    I highly doubt the actual max effective range is advertised.

    • Kaban Kaban on Nov 16, 2020

      @Paul Wetzel 400m is supposedly demonstrated range. As in:

      - Hey, Mira. Who's Snow White?
      - She is supposed to be some kind of consultant. Apparently, she saw an alien once.

  • Suppressed Suppressed on Nov 16, 2020

    “Sgt. Artur Shvartsberg”

    Poor guy.