Drone Defence counter-drone technology achieves approval by the UK Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)

We are pleased to announce that Drone Defence have been awarded certification from the UK's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) for our counter-drone technology platforms, AeroSentry and AeroEye. We are committed to enabling drone technology and demonstrating its potential, whilst supporti...

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Drone Defence launch AeroPing – location & e-Identification broadcasting device for existing drones

We are committed to enabling drone technology and demonstrating its potential, whilst supporting a sustainable future where drones change the way we view, interact with, and move around our world. There is an ever-increasing need for a real-time drone transponder and e-Identification to increase airspace safety, to en...

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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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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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Drones Gatwick – Consolidating the Game Changer – What We Learned

Drones Gatwick: The incidents which took place at Gatwick airport were enough to make anyone stop and pause. So many people noticed when things didn’t go so well, and there was a genuine sense of disbelief when the entire airport was brought to a halt when drones wandered in. However, the country learned, and change was brought to life, so it wasn’t entirely pointless. We’re going to be look...

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Drone Flight Restriction Zones

The following statement was released by the Department for Transport on 20th February 2019; “Following on from new laws last year restricting the use of drones and bringing forward a new drone-users register, today, the government also announced new legislation to extend the ‘no-fly’ zone around airports, banning drones from flying within 5km of runways. The new exclusion zone will be ...

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Airspace Security – Developing Countermeasures for Drones

Airspace Security: Anyone who's looked at the news recently will know that there's been an emphasis on drone security at the moment because of the constant interruptions at airports across the country. We've been keeping very much up to date with the incidents involving drones flying onto the airfield and causing everything to shut down and stop while people figure out a way to deal with the probl...

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Airports – The Problem You Never Considered

Airports are places of high activity and bustle. People are forever going from one place to the next without any real consideration for what potential security risks are present. They trust the airport itself to protect them, and that’s pretty much it. However, even airports can protect themselves all the time. There may well be a security risk in your local airport that even the major airlines h...

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Airports and Drones – The Risks

Airports are always busy. As a place from which people can come into the country and leave it, there’s always a lot going on. Understandably, with all of the various people who come and go from an airport, you have to make sure that there’s a good consistent level of security in the airport. Protecting the various individuals who come into the airport and leave it has to be a top priority. However...

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Counter UAV -Why you need a strategy

Drones and as they are referred to in industry UAVs have evolved dramatically since their commercial inception. Counter UAV is now a real security issue in corporate, education and government environments. While the initial security issues raised by drones were those involving privacy and annoyance, they quickly developed a whole new world of threats. Any new tech that emerges presents an opportu...

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