• İlker Bekmezci
  • Eren Şentürk
  • Tolgahan Türker
Keywords: ad-hoc networks, FANET, security


Technological advancements in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) encourage the use of multi-UAV systems in military and civil applications. The most important benefit of the multi-UAV system is to fulfill missions that require collaborative and cooperative behavior which depends on communication between UAVs. Flying Ad-Hoc Network (FANET) is a technique that both solves the coverage range problem between ground station and the UAVs; and supports real time data transfer without any infrastructure. FANET, which can be considered another type of ad-hoc network, holds all security issues of ad-hoc networks. Besides, it might also have new security problems, because it consists of UAVs. In this paper, FANET security limitations and challenges are surveyed. In addition, open research areas are also discussed.


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How to Cite
İlker Bekmezci, E. Şentürk, and T. Türker, “SECURITY ISSUES IN FLYING AD-HOC NETWORKS (FANETs)”, JAST, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 13-21, Jul. 2016.