Scientel Solutions & Starlyng Sky Security visit Drone Defence HQ

From L to R – Dan Carver (Drone Defence Head of Operations), Richard Gill (Drone Defence Founder & CEO), Mike Cataletto (Scientel Solutions Vice President of Engineering), Rahul Patel (Scientel Solutions Field Engineer) and Richard Canale (Drone Defence Chief of Intelligent Electronics).

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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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Drone defence and Counter UAV

Counter UAV methods to deter drones Drone defence and Counter UAV  has become a reality for governments, corporations, individuals and event organisers to name but a few.  The colourful variety of law and legislation globally means that the approach to defending against drones has now become incredibly diverse. In different places the approach is different and of course these diverse approaches ...

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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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Drone Jamming – not just legal but necessary

The arrival of drones and their impact on the lives of the average person has certainly taught us a lesson about technological naivety. Proposals and the rapid approval of new legislation intended to control drones illustrates this perfectly. Drone jamming, a concept previously considered to be a bit like sci-fi has become an everyday reality. In the same way that national security regulations kee...

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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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UK Considers ‘Red Flag Act’ for Drones

Will the Department for Transport's recommendations for drone regulation harm the fledgling industry? In 1865 Britain introduced the 'Locomotives on Highways Act'. Better known as the 'Red Flag Act'. The act stipulated that all mechanically powered road vehicles (cars) must: Have three drivers. Not exceed 4 mph (6.4 kph) on the open road and 2 mph (3.2 kph) in towns. Be preceded by a man o...

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DJI Takes Steps to Remove its Drones From the Battlefield

.The world’s leading commercial drone manufacturer, DJI, appear to have stepped into the conflict in Syria and Iraq. They have designated large areas of both countries as ‘no fly zones’ for its drones. Drones used in conflict Recent reports of ISIS using commercial drones to drop various munitions onto Iraqi forces (supported by the West)  have surfaced. Could these new flight restrictions indicat...

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The Anti-Drone Revolution: 22 Companies Building Killer Drone Tech Today from DronesX

Article from James Carlini on 22 counter drone businesses in the world featuring Drone Defence There have been some new efforts in employing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to inspect and protect critical intelligent infrastructure of organizations (power grids, railways, and communication networks). UAVs have their primary roots embedded in military applications which have also been growing in s...

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