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4 strategies for stopping 'rogue' drones from flying in illegal airspace

4 strategies for stopping 'rogue' drones from flying in illegal airspace

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With Christmas approaching, London’s Gatwick airport, one of the busiest in the U.K., was forced to shut down for a day this week after reports of two “rogue” drones flying above the airfield. Drones have become an increasingly prominent nuisance in the skies as they have grown more accessible to the average consumer. As regulations, technologies and laws about flying drones evolve to governmental demands, new technologies have been developing to deal with drones that fly illegally. Some are already used and have been shown to be effective, while others are still in their experimental stages. Here’s a look at some of the methods used for countering “rogue” drones. It is possible to track down drones and jam the signals the drone uses to communicate ...