In “UAV Accountability,” reader Terry Welander advocates the untenable position of banning UAVs from the national air space because of a postulated hazard (AW&ST Oct. 15, p. 10). A ban would do nothing to prevent criminal/terrorist attacks because those people do not pay attention to such strictures. Prevention comes only through the application of proactive measures that provide real, physical countermeasures to defeat threats. Huntsville, Ala.


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