Congressman’s bill aims to tame drones

Rogue drones flying over could be a problem for the military, and it’s one to which Rep. Neal Dunn is looking to put a stop.

Dunn is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation that clarifies the military’s authority to put a stop to drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), should they pose a threat to bases or military assets.

The legislation, known as the “Military Assets Protection Act” and also sponsored by Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, would allow the armed forces and Department of Defense (DoD) contractors to take a number of defensive actions against UAVs, including disrupting, controlling and destroying them …

Panama City (FL) News-Herald | May 8, 2017

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