David Willems and Ewen Stockbridge Sime explore the growing significance of unmanned aerial vehicles in infrastructure protection and maintenance
No one, let alone professionals working in the security and defence industries, needs to be reminded of the vulnerability of core national infrastructure assets. The high-profile attacks of 9/11 in New York and also the Pentagon in Washington DC, together with countless other incidents ranging from perimeter breeches of civil airspace and airports to catastrophic loss of people and assets, demonstrates all too clearly the vulnerability of essential infrastructure. From oil and gas pipelines and storage tanks . . .