Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Mar. 22, 2019
Jun. 29, 2018
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, 2018    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers Yes    
Entity Current Reporting Status No    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 2,821,247
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   27,656,121