MarineGuard: Our Partnership

MarineGuard: As a company, we strive to provide our services to as many people as possible. Our commitment to providing the very best in drone defences has led us to seek out partnerships which will be beneficial to both them and us. As a direct result of this, we have allied with MarineGuard. If you read on, you will find out more about this relationship, and how will benefit both parties.  ...

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AeroGuards – We Have Upgraded!

AeroGuards: Here at Drone Defense, we're always looking for new and exciting ways to come up with solutions to the misuse of drones. As much as we believe in their potential to bring joy to people, many would currently misuse them. That's why we're excited to talk about our latest set of upgrades to the AeroGuards system, and we're going to explain them to you about them now. AeroGuards: A Recap o...

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Drones and Yachts – a Guide to Practical Solutions

Drones and Yachts: Yachts can be home to many different people all across the world. Whether it’s a family cruise, a private ship owned by a celebrity, or just some friends having fun out on the open water, there’s no doubt it can be an idyllic experience. However, drones present a problem which can not be ignored. Identity theft, invasion of privacy and espionage are all serious issues that can ...

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Drones Attack – The Worst Possible Outcome?

We’ve spoken at length about the problems of drones. They’re a real pest to try and deal with. However, they’ve never been used for something that’s massively malicious, until now. There’s been a recent drones attack in another country which was assisted by drones, and we’re going to be taking a look at that. Drones Attack:  So, What’s Happened? There’s been an attempted attack on the Venezue...

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Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Drones

The Danger Of Drones In every country, there’s a handful of major systems which keep the country running. If one were to collapse or go down, there would be absolute chaos. These are known as critical infrastructure. Normally, they’re so important that no one would dare target them, and they’re also quite well guarded. However, there’s technology which could pose a threat to the safety of an enti...

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Prison Smuggling – How Can Drones Influence This?

The world of prison smuggling is all too real. People routinely attempt to get things both inside and outside prison that they shouldn’t. However, for the most part, guards and security officers have a good grip on the situation. But what would happen if a new element was introduced into the world of prison smuggling, one which was harder to police and much less conspicuous? Drones - A Challenge ...

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Drones and Commercial Espionage

So, let’s presume that you’ve got a pretty good business going. You might make a unique kind of food or drink. You might sell a product which is pretty rare. This innovation has catapulted you to some dizzying heights. However, this brings with its own set of challenges. Commercial espionage is something which is alive and well with today’s technology, and it’s only going to get worse as we become...

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UK to Produce Legislation to Regulate Drone Use with a Drone Bill in 2018

To address concerns about illegal drone use the UK is looking to introduce new powers and regulation to allow police to ground drones.  Drone users will also be required to register their devices and sit a test. The details of the powers police will be given are yet to be released but there is speculation that they will be allowed to order drone operators to land their aircraft and seize them to ...

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Protecting Festivals From Drones

Drones could pose a safety risk at open-air festivals Large crowds and drones don’t mix, indeed operating a drone within 150m of open-airgatherings of more than 1000 people is illegal in the UK. As the summer festival season is drawing to a close the illegal use of drones at open air events should be considered by event organisers in the future. Drones could be used to capture imagery and potentia...

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DJI Spy Drones and HMS Queen Elizabeth

Two significant drones stories emerge this week It has been reported that a hobby drone was used to take many minutes of drone footage of the UK’s £3bn Aircraft Carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, before landing on the deck of the ship. I am as amazed as the ‘drone enthusiast’ was of the total lack of security which allowed this to happen unchallenged. Although the ship is conducting its sea trials and...

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