31 counter-drone questions you need to ask Last month’s webinar, “The Anatomy of An Effective Counter Drone Solution”, generated far more questions than we had time for in the allotted hour, so we invited the presenters (Jon Bradley, VP International Sales at CRFS and Brian Shand, VP, Chief Engineer & CTO at L3Harris ASA) back to answer them. Here are [...]
One of the most frequently-asked questions when discussing our RF drone detection system is: “At what distance are you able to detect drones? How far away can they be and still be picked up by RFeye?” And the answer, as is so often the case, is “it’s complicated” - depending on the conditions, the answer could be anything from many kilometers to tens of [...]
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News of drones disrupting flights at London Gatwick airport in 2019 brought to fore the need for permanent, integrated drone detection systems at major airports. The Gatwick incident was declared a “deliberate act” by UK Police; not some hobbyist who accidentally strayed too close to the airport perimeter, but instead, someone who was purposefully trying to disrupt flights and cause panic and chaos. However, [...]
The growing threat from commercial drones has generated a wave of activity from vendors claiming that RF detection and geolocation offer a complete solution. In this article, we will explore whether RF is really the whole answer. The problem Drone-related incidents in recent years include near misses with passenger aircraft, smuggling contraband goods into prisons the discovery of a drone containing radioactive caesium on [...]