A Counter-Drone Strategy for New Zealand builds upon an earlier work, Quantifying the Cost of Drone-Related Threats in New Zealand. In this article, selected literature is reviewed to identify key elements of a security strategy.  Counter-drone approaches of New Zealand its Five Eyes partners are reviewed. The strategy developed in this article is compared to a Civil Aviation Bill recently introduced in New Zealand.

Publication Date- May 18, 2022

This work contains the following major sections:

  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Background
    • The Threat Posed by Drones
    • Means of Countering Drones
    • Core Elements of a Security Strategy
  • Five Eyes Partner Responses
    • Legal Constraints
    • Australia & Canada: tactical responses to allow jamming
    • The United Kingdom’s Explicit Strategy
    • The United States of America’s Emergent Strategy
    • New Zealand’s Response to Drones
  • Strategy Development
    • Objectives
    • Risk Assessment
    • Strategic Considerations
    • Selection of potential controls
    • Implementation Guidance
  • Conclusion

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Author- Andrew Shelley

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