Last week (1st October) the Dutch military conducted a counter drone trial using SMASH 2000+ in combination with the issued Colt 5,56 assault rifle. A group of about 15-20 soldiers of all branches attended (Air Force, Marines, Army, Special Forces, Procurement Agency, Maintenance office). The group was trained before the test in the morning. Most of the soldiers were new to the system. In the afternoon the trial was conducted.
A variation of drones were shot at 75-150 meters. Both stationary and moving.
The overall result of the test was good. All drones could be shot down quickly. The MoD already published a report stating that they want to start the procurement process soon: