London Southend Airport carries out drone surveillance tests …

First UK airport trial of a drone surveillance system takes place at London Southend. Credit: London Southend Airport.

The UK’s London Southend Airport has conducted testing of a drone surveillance system that tracks rogue drones and allows them to be located much sooner than previously possible.

IPS has teamed up with aerospace and defence company Metis Aerospace’s Skyperion technology to develop a solution for integrating drone surveillance into airports.

The new system also identifies the exact location of the operator of the drone, something which

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