Commercially available drones have the potential to be converted into flying bombs capable of hitting targets such as nuclear power stations or the prime minister’s car, a report by a security thinktank has warned. “Drones are a game changer in the wrong hands,” warns the lead author of the report by the Oxford Research Group’s Remote Control Project. The report, The Hostile Use of Drones by Non-State Actors Against British Targets, highlights concerns that “drones will be used as simple, affordable and effective airborne improvised explosive devices”.
Guardian 11th Jan 2016 read more »
Drones that can be bought in High Street shops could be used by terrorists to attack nuclear power stations.
Independent 10th Jan 2016 read more »