Royal Wedding protected by drone detection systems
Major events require a major security operation, and the recent Royal Wedding was one of the biggest operations in recent times. Security was heightened due to the importance of the occasion due to the potential threat of terror to such a major event.
There was a drone no-fly zone put in place, however this measure does not necessarily stop drones from entering the area. This kind of measure is put in place to ensure the safety of the attendees, and to limit the threat posed by drones, but it doesn’t prevent it.
How can you ensure that these measures are adhered to? Drone detection systems are becoming more prominent. DJI’s recently released Aeroscope is ground-breaking technology. It’s a purpose-built drone detection system that allows the operator to track telemetry data from DJI aircraft in surrounding airspace within a radius of up to 20km. It’s in effect, a drone license plate detection system, as well as a data provider.
Commercial drone experts COPTRZ recently supplied a number of units to law enforcements agencies and made the technology available to various agencies involved with the security at the Royal Wedding.
The Aeroscope will be used by the law enforcement agencies to protect high profile events. Particularly following the recent Royal Wedding’s no-fly-zone, Aeroscope is a useful tool to ensure that drones in the air near the zone are monitored and if needed are intercepted to ensure the security of the wedding attendees and the royal family alike.
Steve Coulson, Managing Director and Founder of COPTRZ has commented on the deal: “We are absolutely delighted to be able to supply drone detection systems to law enforcement agencies. Particularly with big events such as the Royal Wedding and the upcoming World Cup, it’s imperative agencies take advantage of the technology available to them. It’s only a matter of time until technology like the Aeroscope become a necessity for law enforcement agencies worldwide.”