Counter-Drone

Extinction Rebellion plans two-week Heathrow drone shutdown

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Extinction Rebellion members are reportedly planning on a two week shutdown of Heathrow Airport this coming autumn. According to leaked documents seen exclusively by the Huffington Post, the climate activist group will organise ‘day after day’ of chaos across a two week period. The protest is part of a bid to stop flights, the leaked document reveals, in a wider move to combat plans to expand the airport. Huffington Post revealed the document stated: “There is the opportunity to transform the humble drone into a David which allows us to stop the Goliath of Heathrow and the global aviation industry
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Raytheon and Black Sage formally team up in counter-drone move

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Raytheon Company and Black Sage have partnered through a formal teaming arrangement. The move will see the firms provide an integrated drone detection and mitigation system for civil authorities, critical infrastructure and military organizations around the world. Todd Probert, vice president of Raytheon intelligence, information and services, commented: “As we saw at Gatwick and Heathrow airports, drones operating inside commercial air corridors are posing a real challenge." He added: "And though Raytheon has developed a range of counter-drone systems, from missiles to lasers to high-powered microwaves, authorities also need a system that can safely stop and land a drone where
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