drone hunting

New High School Course in Iran: Drone Hacking

AP informs us that a reformist newspaper in Iran has a story on a new course to be taught in high schools in Iran beginning in September:

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards paramilitary units plan to teach drone-hunting to school students, an Iranian newspaper reported Monday.

The report by pro-reform Etemad daily quoted Gen. Ali Fazli, acting commander of the Guard’s Basij militia, as saying the new program will be taught as part of a “Defensive Readiness” lesson in high schools from late September.

And just how would these drones be “hunted”? By hacking them, of course:

He did not elaborate but the plan suggests students would be taught how to track and bring down drone aircraft by hacking their computer systems.

But students could never hack a drone, could they?

[youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8OqwpEllkE’]

 

But, but, the video tells us that military drones are much more secure against hacking than civilian drones, aren’t they? Oh, wait. Wow, that was even the latest drone model the Iranians hacked?

I’m calling dibs on the Persian translation of “See something, hack something”.

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bmaz @davidminpdx That wouldn't undercut AMK, only set the table for the future.
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bmaz .@davidminpdx Why not set the stage for the next fight by saying yes, concur, but I would find heightened scrutiny+protection for sexual ID?
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bmaz Right there were multiple spittle induced dissents, but the liberal bloc couldn't muster one smart concurrence? https://t.co/FAiYYmJWNS
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bmaz For all liberal pundits+academics now decrying hollowness of AMK's Obergefell decision, where were Soto, RBG+Kagan w/better concurrng takes?
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bmaz This is a "problem" that could have been ameliorated by one or more strong liberal concurrences, but there were none https://t.co/zIZQpSyL3n
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JimWhiteGNV RT @GatorZoneBB: Former #Gators' LHP Bobby Poyner has joined the Class A Lowell Spinners (Red Sox) of the New York-Penn League #ItsGreatUF
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bmaz RT @noahbird11: The high school indoctrination we receive that places politics in same category as sports & us v them mentality... https:/…
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bmaz This piece by @brianbeutler is worth a read https://t.co/dOdjW4d8is
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bmaz @AdamSerwer @brianbeutler I guess illogical might apply, I'd say more incomplete+shallow though. "Dancing around" EP is an understatement.
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bmaz Hard to see how Chuck Todd is not as big of an clusterfuck embarrassment to @NBC as is Brian Williams http://t.co/umbjcmmxWm
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bmaz @Popehat @vpostrel Great piece. Don't think I would have ever given up my real name, and hope he really didn't
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