London’s two largest airports say they have acquired, or plan to acquire, anti-drone technology in the wake of the pre-Christmas disruption at London Gatwick. There, flights were suspended for varying periods between Dec. 19-21 after drones were spotted over the runway, resulting in severe delays and cancellations for an estimated 140,000 passengers. The airport was only re-opened after the British Army moved military-grade anti-drone equipment to Gatwick to disable or dissuade any ...

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