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Drone threat: jockey Scudamore says devices at tracks pose danger to helicopters | Horse Racing News

[ad_1] The drone operator with the device spotted over Leicester racecourse on Tuesday Jockey Tom Scudamore warned on Tuesday the recent incidents of drones operating above racecourses is posing a serious threat to people arriving at the track by helicopter after another of the devices was sighted at Leicester on …

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Northern Ireland expert Ryan McCready is countering growing drone threat

[ad_1] An expert in counter-drone technology from Northern Ireland has found his services in high demand following a recent spate of drone-related disruption at airports. There have been delays at Belfast International, Heathrow and perhaps most notably at Gatwick in recent weeks. The News Letter caught up with one of …

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Security Experts Say Drones Pose a National Security Threat

[ad_1] Last fourth of July, as fireworks burst across the night sky near the Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, S.C., convicted kidnapper Jimmy Causey tucked a lifelike dummy into his bed, sneaked out of his prison cell and completed a daring escape. It wasn’t until three days later, when Texas …

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Aberdeen Airport acts against new drone threat

[ad_1] Airport security experts in Aberdeen have stepped up measures to stop the threat of drones grounding flights. It comes after departures at Heathrow were suspended for around an hour on Tuesday after a drone was spotted near the runway. Three weeks ago drone sightings caused chaos at Gatwick Airport …

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Experts to assess threat of drones around Irish airports

[ad_1] An expert group is to carry out a detailed risk assessment of the threat of drones around our airports after meeting with the Transport Minister. Shane Ross called a meeting of the National Civil Aviation Threat and Risk Group in the wake of drone incidents in the UK which …

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‘Significant security threat’: New figures reveal number of drones registered in Ireland

[ad_1] New laws which require owners of drones that weigh more than 250 grams to register the device will come into effect this year. Previously it was only drones over 1kg that had to be registered. For the first time ever, Europe-wide rules for the registration and certification of drones …

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Israeli Technology Used to Counter Growing Aerial Drone Threat

[ad_1] Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, Jeremiah 10:2 (The Israel Bible™) Illustrative: Drone flying over land (Shutterstock.com) Just a few weeks after drone sightings brought a major London …

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Group to meet over threat of drones to Irish airports

[ad_1] The Minister for Transport Shane Ross will be briefed later today on the threat posed by drones to Irish airports. The move follows sightings of the devices at Gatwick and Heathrow airports in London which caused huge disruption. The National Civil Aviation Threat and Risk Group will meet to …

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Is your airport ready to deal with drone threat?

[ad_1] Airports across the country have revealed their plans to deal with the threat of drones after they caused major disruption at Heathrow and Gatwick. Sky News asked 22 UK airports to provide details of their anti-drone measures and how they would act if one of the devices was spotted …

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Drone threat at Irish airports to be discussed at special meeting

[ad_1] The potential threat to Irish airports from drones will be discussed by officials at a specially convened meeting on Thursday, following recent disruptions in the UK caused by the devices. The National Civil Aviation Threat and Risk Group will meet to examine the implications of the UK experience for …

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Tampa tech company offers solutions to counter drones, a growing threat

[ad_1] From his headquarters in a burgeoning industrial park off U.S. 41 in Tampa, the head of a drone technology firm said the recent scare at London’s Gatwick International Airport was yet another red flag about the potential for danger, accidental or intentional, posed by drones. Last month, more than …

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