2018 Winter Olympics: Drone-Catching Drones Ready if Needed

Olympic athletes from around the world have started arriving in Pyeongchang, South Korea, ahead of the 2018 Winter Games And among the security measures helping them sleep soundly at night in the Olympic Village are so-called drone-catching drones

The Hankyoreh reports the Pyeongchang Olympics Anti-Terrorism and Safety Headquarters, which is in charge of the games' security, will be using drone detection radar Should an unauthorized drone enter Olympic airspace, the drone-catching drones would literally cast a net to ensnare and immobilize the invading aircraft Soldiers with anti-drone shotguns would also be called in to shoot down the device SWAT team members reportedly did just that during simulated anti-terror drills conducted in December Olympic venues are being monitored around the clock in advance of the Winter Games, which run Feb

9-25 Pyeongchang sits about 50 miles from the demilitarized zone that separates South Korea from the North For United News International, I'm Matt Paul