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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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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 … Continue reading

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What Elaine Chao as Transportation secretary could mean for commercial drone use

They don’t transport people around, but drones would fall under Elaine Chao’s purview if President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee is confirmed as secretary of Transportation. In the role, Chao — who was Labor secretary under George W. Bush — would oversee … Continue reading

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Nevada officials help develop defense systems against drone threats

Nevada drone experts have finished a Federal Aviation Administration operation in Denver to develop the counter unmanned systems industry, which is the development of defense systems against drone threats. “Right now airports do not have a radar that can effectively … Continue reading

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