FAST FIVE: Gatwick Drone Crisis Might Have Been An 'Inside Job'
He categorically dismissed speculation about there not being a drone as ridiculous, arguing that the drone had been spotted by more than 150 people.
I know they saw a drone.
We appropriately closed the airport.” Since the incident, Gatwick has acquired two military-style anti-UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) weapons.
The systems were deployed during the drone crisis, though it's unclear whether they helped neutralize the threat.
Gatwick is also much better prepared for another drone incident, and has installed detection equipment that would reveal where3 the drone had come from and where it was going (though he neglected to offer any details about what systems the airport is using and exactly how this would be accomplished.