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 “Iron Dome” anti-missile technology, can seek out and jam unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and then locate their operator by tracking remote control signals …

Evening Standard (London, UK) | March 7, 2019

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