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Gatwick airport’s £1million military-grade anti-drone system that tracks and downs devices revealed, as chaos spreads to Heathrow with flights delayed after POLICE see rogue craft above runway

The technology deployed by Gatwick airport bosses to prevent further drone chaos has been revealed as an advanced system used by the U.S. military that can cost as little as £800,000. It comes after disruption spread to Heathrow when flights … Continue reading

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UK considers 5km drone exclusion zone around airports

Ministers are considering the introduction of a 5km drone exclusion zone around commercial airports as they seek to tighten rules governing the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the wake of the Gatwick disruption at Christmas. The government will issue … Continue reading

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After Massive Disruptions, U.K. Airports Bring Out the Big Guns to Stop Drones

British airports are boosting their counterdrone efforts after severe disruption during the holiday period, marking the first concrete sign that the three-days of flight mayhem could be a catalyst for spending on systems to thwart the malicious use of unmanned … Continue reading

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Gatwick Airport Drama Uncovers Scary Truth About Consumer Drones

One of the amazing things about the recent drone incident at London Gatwick is that the appearance of two unmanned aerial vehicles flying into operational runway space prompted the closure of Britain’s second-busiest airport for more than a day. With … Continue reading

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