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Digital shields at British airports could prevent chaos from rogue drones

Giant virtual domes which protect runways from rogue drones could be introduced at British airports to prevent a repeat of the chaos that grounded hundreds of Christmas flights. The multi-million-pound, 30-mile-high digital shields, based on a similar principle to Israel’s … Continue reading

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Hacked drones an increasing concern as government seeks to ease restrictions

On July 4, 2017, an unmanned aerial vehicle (otherwise known as a drone) crashed through the display window of a Kate Spade boutique in Manhattan, New York. On March 23, 2017, a 19-year-old Rochester teen crashed his drone through a … Continue reading

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Unmanned time bomb: Is Newark airport drone incursion our ‘Gatwick’ wake-up call?

Newark Liberty International Airport, one of the nation’s 15 busiest airports, closed for more than an hour last Tuesday night after an unauthorized drone entered its airspace. This incident occurred less than 30 days after London’s Gatwick airport drone incursion, … Continue reading

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The counter-drone conundrum

For years, security experts have warned about the myriad threats presented by consumer-grade unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones. Aside from UAVs being used to carry out physical attacks on crowds of innocent civilians or against targeted … Continue reading

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