Module 9: Threat & Risk Assessment – Reporting suspicious sightings of UAVs

Aims & Objectives

The aim of Module 9 is: to provide attendees with a practical working knowledge of designing and developing threat assessments to manage and mitigate the risks from rogue drone activity.

The primary objectives of Module 9 are: ​

  • To explain the methodology of developing risk assessment processes.​
  • To examine the need for a threat assessment process to cover the full diversity of rogue drone threats.​
  • To explore the theory and practice of decision-making models to support threat and risk assessment processes.​
  • To practically apply threat and risk assessment methodology to effectively manage rogue drone activity.

What is a ‘Threat’?


“A statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not done.”

“A person or thing likely to cause damage or danger.”

“The possibility of trouble, danger, or ruin.”

Oxford Dictionary 2021

Assessing Drone Threats