Dublin Airport operator gets permission for anti-drone technology

DAA has been given the right to use device that can jam the frequency of unmanned aircraft or to take them down

DAA has experienced significant issues with drones encroaching into the safety zone around Dublin Airport. Picture:

DAA, the operator of Dublin Airport, has received a green light to use anti-drone technology that will allow it to take down unmanned aircraft if they encroach on its airspace, after significant issues earlier in the year that disrupted flights and delayed thousands of passengers.

ComReg, the communications regulator, has given the body approval to use new equipment that can jam the frequencies of drones and take them down if necessary, after DAA spent heavily ...