A no-fly zone has been put in place over London, with security forces deploying cutting edge technology to stop drones flying near the Queen’s funeral.
In what is set to be one of the biggest security operations in British history, Scotland Yard is pulling out all the stops to ensure today’s service and procession go off without at hitch.
At least 10,000 police officers, including 2,000 from around the UK, will be guarding central London and the 23-mile route to Windsor Castle today.
On the ground many roads and bridges will be shut to traffic, and 23 miles of barriers have been put up to control crowds that are expected to reach into tens of thousands.
In the skies no chances are being taken, with the Civil Aviation Authority putting a no-fly zone in place over the capital – this will include the prohibition of drones.
To help enforce this