In this system, drones share authentic random numbers as encryption keys with ground stations prior to takeoff, and encrypt control and data communications on a one-time pad encrypted for each packet, thus completely concealing their communication. By arranging multiple photographing and relay drones properly, confidential networks can be set-up in a wide area and instantly, for monitoring important facilities. The project was shared by the Quantum ICT Advanced Development Center and by Prodrone Co

JST news release, March 22, 2017