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Here's how China is battling drones

There's no shortage of targets.
China drone jamming gun

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The $19,000 gun

This drone-jamming gun, one of several owned by the Wuhan police, can shut off drones up to a kilometer away.

At a March 11 soccer game in Wuhan, China, police faced a new kind of threat: drones trespassing near the stadium. Their response was to use a new kind of weapon: an anti-drone gun that jammed

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