Anti-drone equipment deployed by the British Army at London Gatwick Airport in response to the illegal drone activity, which closed down the airport in December, has been removed. The equipment was installed Dec. 20 at the request of Gatwick and Sussex Police, but has since been withdrawn, a UK Ministry of Defence spokesperson confirmed to ATW Jan. 3. The military’s involvement was a temporary solution and the MoD spokesperson referred inquiries about the longer-term plan to prevent ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"British Army removes anti-drone equipment from Gatwick" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.