Tag Archives: Drone Catching

Border Patrol Spots Meth-Carrying UAV in San Diego

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it recently arrested a man for using a consumer unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to transport several pounds of methamphetamine across the Mexican border. On Aug. 8 at about 11:25 … Continue reading

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FAA Builds Industry Rulemaking Committee for Remote UAS Identification

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has created a new aviation rulemaking committee dedicated to helping the agency identify the owners of rogue unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). According to a news update from the FAA, because there are not yet any … Continue reading

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DoD Seeks New Authority for Drone Countermeasures

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS, or drones) could be used by malicious actors to conduct unauthorized surveillance or to deliver hazardous payloads within the United States. But defending against such threats may violate the law as currently written. “Some of the … Continue reading

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Proposed Rules Would Allow US to Track and Destroy Drones

The Trump administration is asking Congress to give the federal government sweeping powers to track, hack and destroy any type of drone over domestic soil with a new exception to laws governing surveillance, computer privacy and aircraft protection, according to … Continue reading

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