The Drones are Coming—on NatGeo!

May 23, 2017

We're excited to watch the episode of National Geographic's Breakthrough series that focuses on the problem of drones being used for unauthorized or nefarious purposes. The Breakthrough team used the MITRE Countering UAS Challenge as the core of its story, filming a large part of the live flight event, which was held at the Marine Corps Base Quantico last August.

According to NatGeo, "Breakthrough provides a thought-provoking and imaginative perspective on scientific discovery as it unfolds. Each episode follows scientific explorers working on cutting ­edge projects with breakthrough potential."

The episode is scheduled to air on the National Geographic channel in the United States on May 23 at 10 p.m. ET., and will be rerun the week after. It will also be available on the National Geographic website.

 

View on Nationalgeographic.com

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