Aviation brings people and cultures together, and facilitates international trade and economic growth. But it also has its drawbacks, such as harmful greenhouse-gas emissions and the noise pollution caused by aircraft. Fraunhofer researchers are developing new technologies and strategies to enable air traffic to grow while becoming more environmentally friendly at the same time.
Defense against drones – the danger on the radar screen
Drones are useful, but they can also be dangerous if misused for terrorism. Fraunhofer is developing technology designed to serve as a defense against unmanned aerial systems.