PIONEERING DEVICE CLOSES NET ON DRONES

Drone Defence launch the Net Gun X1 in the UK AN INNOVATIVE piece of new security hardware has launched amid the growing fight against drones. The Net Gun X1 is compact, lightweight and simple to operate allowing unwanted drones to be taken down at a range of 20 metres by the push of a button. Equipped with two different nets spanning up to 9 square metres the gun allows drones to be recovered b...

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The Threats Posed By Commercial Drones in the Wrong Hands

Are drones the latest weapon in the criminals' tool bag? Drones can be called life-enhancing solution for fast deliveries and other military operations. In addition, they can also be termed as flying bombs or weapons of mass destruction (hello from the other side!). If you are a soldier or Call of Duty fanatic; I assume you surely know that getting too close to the target in a combat sometimes res...

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Let the Drone Community Know to Stay Away

Designate Your Airspace as a No Drone Zone Drone Defence believes that the first step in preventing unwanted drones flying above your facility is to nominate your airspace as a No Drone Zone. If you decide that you want to ask drone operators to stay away from your site then we will publish your wishes to the growing drone community and let them know why you would not like them to fly near you. Y...

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Is the counter UAV market a good thing for the industry?

The anti-drone market is a sign that the wider drone market is maturing. In the same way that anti-virus computer software is a commercial enabler in the IT sector, the UAV security business could do the same for the drone market. Drone Defence is leading the way in the UK in the anti-drone market by bringing together the drone sector’s leading thinkers and security experts to try and mitigate pot...

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Drones v planes – midair tragedy waiting to happen

Article by Geoffrey Thomas, Aviation Editor - The West Australian Calls for mandatory user registration and severe penalties for irresponsible operators grow as drone sales soar... Pilots face increasing challenges navigating planes safely — more planes, more bad weather, more birds and now, more out-of-control unmanned aerial vehicles or drones. The growing numbers are troubling. While it is n...

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A Future Full of Drones — and the Advanced Threats They Present By Kelly Ryver from IBM

IBM Security give their opinion on the future drone threat.  At Drone Defence we can help detect drones and then teach organisations how to deal with them. In spite of being relatively new technology, drones of varying types and sizes are readily available for consumer purchase. Where there was once one to two predator drones, now there are delivery drones, hobby drones, news drones, Hollywoo...

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Drones Invade Privacy in the UK

PEEPING Toms are using drones to spy on women, police statistics reveal The Sun reports that figures confirm complaints about flying cameras being used to peer into windows are rising. A Freedom of Information request shows reports of drones being used illegally have gone up ten times over three years. The FoI request also reveals drones are being used to pry into people’s gardens and homes. Th...

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Scotsman Reports: ‘Everyone’s waiting for the first drone disaster’

GIVEN the collision at Heathrow and the potential for aerial terrorism, have regulators been caught napping on policing the skies, asks Dani Garavelli GIVEN the collision at Heathrow and the potential for aerial terrorism, have regulators been caught napping on policing the skies, asks Dani Garavelli As the British Airways airbus A320, carrying 132 passengers and five crew, came into land at Hea...

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Drone allegedly crashes into plane at Heathrow

Drone Defence with Dedrone can help prevent this. San Francisco, April 19, 2016 - On Sunday (April 17th), a drone apparently hit a passenger plane for the first time. The British Airways flight with more than 130 people on board was heading for London Heathrow airport, when it was hit by an object - believed to be a drone. Fortunately, the aircraft was only slightly damaged and could be released ...

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The Drone Threat

COUNTERING THE THREATS FROM DRONES Drones or Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (SUAVs) have opened a world of possibilities for photographers and videographers who can now capture unbelievable images which would have previously required a helicopter. But the proliferation of the drone technology poses a series of risks to individuals, businesses and Government institutions. In the UK alone the M...

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