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White House: Is it OK to hijack, shoot down, or snoop on drones?

The Trump administration wants US Congress to extend the military’s drone-downing powers to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice, even as it backs broader commercial deployment for unmanned aircraft. The proposed rules, obtained by the Washington … Continue reading

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Drone came within 50 feet of hitting a MH-65 Dolphin Coast Guard helicopter

According to the Coast Guard, the aircrew flying an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter came within 50 feet of hitting a drone in Port Angeles last Saturday. At the time of the near-miss with the recreational drone, the crew was 300 feet … Continue reading

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Can We Prevent a Drone Terror Attack?

The uncontrolled market in toy or hobbyist drones makes their future use in a domestic terrorist attack “likely,” says a researcher and lecturer on drone warfare. But it will still require sophisticated technical skills to deploy them effectively, according to … Continue reading

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White House Drafting Bill Against Hostile Drones

White House officials are preparing legislation that for the first time would allow federal law enforcement and homeland security to disrupt, take over or even destroy suspected hostile drones in U.S. airspace … https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-drafting-bill-against-hostile-drones-1520374739 Wall Street Journal | March 6, … Continue reading

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