Tokyo Police Will Fight Drones With Drones
Police in Tokyo are mobilizing to stop illegal drone usage, and they plan to use drones of their own to take offending aircraft out of the sky.By Carter Woodiel | December 11, 2015
To combat the possible threat of a new type of airborne terrorism, police in Tokyo plan to fight drones with drones.
A special new drone squad will be patrolling certain areas in Japan where flying drones is illegal, like over roads and near airports. Police will verbally warn the suspicious drone's pilot to ground the device immediately. (Video via The Verge)
If the drone stays in the air after the warning, things get more extreme. Police will use drones equipped with cameras and large nets to capture the intruding drone and pull it out of the sky.