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British Airport Police Were Unprepared For Multiple Drones, Superintendent Says

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British Airport Police Were Unprepared For Multiple Drones, Superintendent SaysPolice at London’s Gatwick Airport were not prepared for an attack by more than one drone, a senior officer has said, BBC News reported. Flights were suspended for 30 hours after the drone sightings in December, causing chaos for 140,000 passengers. Sussex Police Supt Justin Burtenshaw said its "drone plan" had been based "around a single drone incursion and not a multiple one." He said the airport industry was left "playing catch-up," but Gatwick's defenses were "now fit for purpose"."We have now got the mitigation technology in place, I wish we had that in December." – Justin Burtenshaw Burtenshaw was speaking to Philip Ingram, a former British Army intelligence officer, at the Interpol...
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