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EU Security Chief Warns Of Terrorist Attacks Using Drones


Warning Over Terrorist Attacks Using Drones Given By EU Security Chief


“Drones are becoming more and more powerful and smarter,” EU Security Commissioner Julian King warned this weekend, “which makes them more and more attractive for legitimate use, but also for hostile acts.”

This is not new news—the threat from a drone attack on a crowded space in the West has been focusing security minds for some time now. And the real fear from a drone attack is that a chemical or biological payload could be delivered into the midst of a crowded space with relative ease. The challenge with such attacks has always been delivery. A drone takes that challenge away.

According to Germany’s de Welt—which published King’s comments—in December last year, France’s Anti-Terrorism Unit (UCLAT) issued a “secret report” for the country’s Special Committee on Terrorism. The report warned of “a possible terrorist attack on a football stadium by means of an unmanned drone that could be equipped with biological warfare agents.”

Read more: https://inhomelandsecurity.com/warning-over-terrorist-attacks-using-drones-given-by-eu-security-chief/