Finally: Manufacturer will offer anti-drone munitions

Finally: Manufacturer will offer anti-drone munitions
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[Ed. – Sign me up.  And don’t be flying your drone over my property.]

Now ready for citizens concerned their privacy is at stake in an increasing drone-friendly culture: Snake River Shooting Products has just introduced Drone Munition shot shell based defense rounds. “Prepare for the Drone Apocalypse,” the Idaho-based company warns in its first advertising outreach for the new line, which they describe as a “12 gauge 3-inch shot shell solution aimed at defending against drone-based privacy concerns and terror.”

The company is talking about lightweight quad-copters, which can carry cameras and are increasingly making the news when they are misused in neighborhoods, at airports and in public places. …

Casey Betzold, president of the company, … specifically cites the case of a Kentucky father who recently shot down a drone that was hovering near his daughter, who was sunbathing in their backyard.

The father was later arrested for firing the shotgun into the air.

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