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AUVSI 2019: Task force attempts to solve the drone misuse equation

30th April 2019 - 22:52 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Chicago


As drone misuse by rogue operators and numerous instances of high-profile incursions into sites of critical national infrastructure multiply, authorities, industry and other stakeholders continue to search for a silver bullet to nullify the unmanned threat.

To this end, AUVSI and Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) at AUVSI Xponential on 30 April announced the formation of a ‘Blue Ribbon Task Force’ on UAS mitigation at airports, which will bring together a cross-section of representatives to refine airport security practices and combat rogue drone flights.

The task force, comprised of officials from civil authority, former aviation administrators and emergency services have

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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