FAA investigating drone over Red Sox game

The FAA in the US is looking into a drone which flew over a Boston Red Sox game on Thursday. Officials for the famous Baseball side reported that they saw a drone fly over the field during the action against Toronto. According to a report from Reuters, footage aired on TV showed the drone hovering over the playing field. The club has since confirmed it reported the incident to the Boston Police Department for investigation. In a statement made on Friday, the manufacturer said the drone looked like a DJI Phantom. The US unit of DJI said: “We are trying
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MoD launches £2m competition to counter drone threat

The Ministry of Defence has launched a £2m competition for proposals to tackle the threats posed by UAS. Organised by DASA, the Defence and Security Accelerator, it is seeking robust and cost-effective next-gen solutions. It is part of a move from the MoD which is looking to develop new defensive capabilities which draw upon autonomous decision-making mechanisms and networked sensing systems to detect, track, identify and defeat hostile UAS. Defence secretary Gavin Williamson said: “As the security threats from hostile drones are evolving at pace, it’s critical that our armed forces benefit from the very latest technology to stay ahead.”
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