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 aircraft.

London Gatwick, the U.K.’s second largest airport after Heathrow, said it had recently spent several million pounds to buy new equipment to handle disruptive drones. The system is on par with what the country’s military uses, the airport said without …

Wall Street Journal | Jan. 4, 2018


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