With the increasing popularity of consumer drones, the US has pushed for tighter regulation. The future, however, could look a lot like this net-wielding interceptor drone from Tokyo. Japanese police have unveiled a new ally in the sky to help bring down illegal drones, or those flying through restricted airspace. The interceptor drone features a 3 by 2-meter net that is capable of taking down other drones while minimizing the risk of the aircraft falling and injuring civillians. Officers on the ground will warn the illegal drone’s operator with a loudspeaker to leave the area. If the warning is ignored,…

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