Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Mar. 17, 2017
Jun. 30, 2016
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name DRONE AVIATION HOLDING CORP.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001178727    
Trading Symbol drne    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2016    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers Yes    
Entity Current Reporting Status No    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 10,766,464
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   8,682,220