Armed drones hijacked in New York City: drones fire at Times square & crash

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Times Square a major commercial intersection in Midtown Manhattan, New York has just been hit by multiple drones. The MQ-1 Predator drones that were supposed to keep the city safe were hijacked by an radio signal that came from the One Times Square building - in the same time the command and control center of the MQ-1 Predator drones lost their connection and control of the drones.

The drones that got hijacked went in to hover mode - they kept hovering above Times Square, this lasted for 15 minutes. In the first minute that the drones got hijacked an alarm was set off in the Times Square environment and most of the citizens left the scene. The police sealed of the environment and got the remaining civilians out of the environment.

As the environment got cleaned of civilians the drones suddenly started to shoot at the building surrounding them. The drones used their automatic cannons for 15 seconds - the drone then crashed in to the main street of Times Square.

Below you can view some pictures that were taken at the scene:

Drones are spotted above Times Square. 

Crowd needs to clear from Times Square

Police keeping the people away from Times Square

A police officer that is looking at the Drones.

As you can see from the pictures the drones were armed and were simply doing an scout mission above New York City - but how was it possible that the encrypted signal from the drones and the C&C got ripped and got hijacked? Well researchers from Texas showed that they were able to spoof the GPS location of the drone and were able to take over it's control. In 2011 Iran captured an United States drone by using the same spoofing technique. 

With the planned integration of civilian drones in the American airspace, these attacks might be coming to the U.S. on a daily basis?


THIS IS NOT A REAL EVENT - JUST A SCENARIO.


 

 

 

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