Gatwick drone incident- misreporting of drone dome use

Currently waiting for a response from Department for Transport, they should respond promptly and fel arfer heb fod yn hwyrach na (manylion).

Dear Department for Transport,

The DfT have made it clear in previous FOI requests that they do not wish to discuss the counter drone systems used at Gatwick from the 20th Dec 2018 which is an understandable stance.

However at the same time it should be the case that systems that were not used at Gatwick should not be credited as being used. For example UK C-UAS companies could lose sales if a competitor was incorrectly credited.

Some newspapers at the time reported that drone dome was used at Gatwick which is widely considered as misinformation in the drone world especially given post Gatwick it was reported by the BBC the Israeli drone dome wasn't used. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-su...

Could the DfT put the matter to rest by simply confirming if the BBC assertion that drone dome was not used is correct?

Yours faithfully,

I Hudson

Department for Transport

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0019809.

A response will be issued to you in due course.

Regards,

Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team

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Department for Transport

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Dear I Hudson

Please find attached the response to your recent correspondence to the
Department for Transport.

Thank you,

Department for Transport
PO Correspondence
1st Floor, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road
LONDON
SW1P 4DR

http://www.dft.gov.uk/about/contact/

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Dear Department for Transport,

I wish for my request P0019809 to be treated as an FOI and to not be evaded by suggesting it's a general enquiry, I was asking a question while providing private sector information.

To aid processing my request fairly, as an FOI I'll reword my request to be more specific:

According to DfT records were the services of the company Rafael sought in December 2018, did the DfT or partner agencies use solutions from Rafael according to your records and if so is the DfT aware of the cost of seeking their services?

Yours faithfully,

I Hudson

Department for Transport

Dear Sir,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your request for information which
has been allocated reference number P0020000.

A response will be issued to you in due course.

Regards,

Department for Transport
FOI Advice Team

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