Superyacht Security – The Drone Dimension

Drones aren’t a new threat to superyacht security - we’ve been talking about this for quite some time, so what’s changed? There are several motives for someone with malicious intent to be flying drones near superyachts. Putting any nuisance 'paparazzi' or privacy invader issues aside, there are two critical components that we believe are converging right now that are already significantly increas...

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UK Prisons continue to pay a high price for outdated legislation on counter-drone technology

We believe drones are one of the most exciting technological advancements of the last decade - but appreciate that in the wrong hands, can also be one of the most disruptive. As the technology advances at a rapid rate, so too do the opportunities for criminals to exploit this technology for their own gain. UK prisons continue to pay a high price for the recent improvements in this technology, as...

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Delivery Drones could Save 1 Billion Road Miles Per Annum in the UK

Over 3.5 billion parcels are delivered every year in the UK. Many of these shipments would be suitable for shipment by delivery drones as they are small and under 2kg. The parcel market is currently worth £12bn per annum, so there is a clearly a significant opportunity for deliveries to be made by drone now the technology has advanced to a point where it is viable. After the recent news that Ama...

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Marine Drones – What Challenges Do Superyacht Owners Face?

Marine Drones: Superyachts are considered by many to be the ultimate symbol of success. They are big, proud objects which seem to command respect among everyone. A lot of high profile people from all walks of life have these magnificent ships and use them frequently. Then enter the drone. Does it pose a threat to these people, to their safety and ability to sleep peacefully at night? Let’s explor...

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Protecting Facilities

Protecting Facilities - Global Economy, Global Impact.   Recent incidents in Saudi Arabia have brought world attention to protecting facilities from the use of drones, albeit the military UAV type in this instance that we’d argue needs to be distinguished from the now more common commercial drone, but that’s a topic for a different discussion. The incidents also highlighted in dramatic fash...

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Corporate Security, Plan, Prepare, Prevent

Do you have a R&D facility? Involved in new product development? Protecting IP? Carry out outdoor testing? If you have these elements in your business, have you considered how well protected you are from drones infiltrating your site? Individuals flying drones may innocently or intentionally compromise your corporate security. Having a plan in place to safeguard your investments is critic...

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Technology Or Individual?

Technology or Individual - Whenever an incident hits the headlines that involves the misuse of technology, the response to deal with it generally falls into two camps, a focus on technology or a focus on the individual. Which way is the right way to go to mitigate any perceived threat? Technology Focus The default position that most people revert to is a focus on the technology, be that a bike,...

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Product Launch – AeroSnare

We 're excited to announce the latest product innovation to combat the growing threat of drone misuse. Today we announce the product launch of AeroSnare - a new drone capture device that can be retrofitted to any commercial drone operated by law enforcement and security services. Using AeroSnare allows organisations such as Police forces to upgrade their own drone fleet and turn them into drone ...

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New Research & Development Division

Drone Defence Establishes Research & Development Division We're proud to announce that we have officially established a research & development division based at Retford (Gamston) Airport in the UK. The move also gives us the opportunity to install our latest drone detection system, AeroSentry, in an airport environment.  AeroSentry provides 24/7 overwatch of the airport and...

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