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Toshiba and US startup to offer drone interception service

Japan conglomerate invests into Fortem Technologies to cope with new threats

Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corp. has invested in Fortem Technologies to produce drone interceptors. (Source photos by Takaki Kashiwabara and screenshot from Fortem Technology's website) 

TOKYO -- Toshiba is investing $15 million in a U.S. startup to develop and produce drone interceptors that can track and capture targets autonomously.

Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corp. has invested in Fortem Technologies in the state of Utah in the U.S. The companies have not disclosed the ownership split.

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