UK Government research shows drone technology can boost economy and benefit society

The results of a new study from UK Research and Innovation have today been released, with analysis suggesting that in the majority of use cases there are significant potential benefits associated with the use of drone and advanced air mobility technologies. Using drones and electric aircraft – from remote maintenance to connectin...

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Drone Defence launches industry leading drone countermeasure system

Drone Defence have released a ground-breaking portable electronic drone countermeasure system - the Paladyne E1000MP.  In the ‘first of many’ upcoming product announcements following recent seed funding, we have today launched our compact, fully man-portable drone countermeasure system – the Paladyne E1000MP. 

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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UK Prisons continue to pay a high price for outdated legislation on counter-drone technology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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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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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 Used For Quick Takeaway?

Now, we’ve definitely heard of drones being used for some crazy things. And typically, the cargo of a drone is much more illegal than anyone would think. So when it came to light that the drone was used to ferry takeaway food into prison for someone, people were naturally pretty surprised. After all, it doesn’t strike you as being the type of thing that someone would go to a lot of trouble to int...

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Protecting VIP’s – Invasion of Privacy, Theft and Surveillance Solutions

Protecting VIP's: VIP's can come in many forms. They are our celebrities, politicians, diplomats and businesspeople. What you have to try and appreciate is that a lot of these individuals and groups can be exceptionally high-value, and their safety has to be paramount. Despite this, what many people don't know is that there are so many different aspects of security and it can be challenging to tr...

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New Regs, New Rules – Drones Get Restrictions?

New Regs: We all knew this was coming. Due to the many incidents that have occurred surrounding drones, there's been a lot of public outcries for people to make changes to the laws and crack down on how and where individuals can fly drones. We've been keeping up with the policy that, following the Department for Transport announcement on Wednesday 20thFebruary, comes into force on the 13th of Marc...

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