Tech to stop drone attacks at airports ‘does not exist’ says transport secretary

The transport secretary has admitted the technology to stop drones disrupting airports does not exist yet.

Chris Grayling told Sky News the Government was working very hard to develop a ‘new set of systems’ that would help tackle the problem.

The Conservatives announced on Tuesday a package of measures designed to give police extra powers to combat drones.

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Planes at Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport after departures were temporarily suspended following reports of drones at the airport. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday January 8, 2019. The west London hub apologised for any disruption caused to passengers after flights were suspended for around an hour. See PA story AIR Drone. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire... read more at: