Europe's drone conundrum: Countering the threat

Defence IQ's latest statistics on the threat of drones to civilians

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What is Europe’s view on the use of commercial drones in the civilian airspace?

Other than the military applications such as surveillance and potential threat detection (chemical, for instance), drones are increasingly being used in a broad range of activities including: photography, environmental  monitoring, agriculture, mapping, infrastructure inspection and emergency services. The sky will  soon be buzzing and the concern now is to ensure civilian safety and security through technological and legislative means.

We asked European drone experts from a broad range of industries to provide their insight on the increasing use of commercial drones and the issues this generates ahead of the first Countering Drones LIVEdemo conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Download the infographic to view the results.