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Sen. Charles Schumer to Propose Drone Geofencing Regulation

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is pushing for an amendment to require the adoption of geofencing technology in unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill. Schumer said Wednesday he believes that geofencing equipment or other no-fly zone devices will help prevent UAVs from operating near airports …

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Reuters: Interagency Tech R&D Project Aims to Curb Unauthorized Drone Operations

Several federal agencies have partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to build technologies for monitoring unauthorized commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, Reuters reported Thursday. David Morgan writes the Federal Aviation Administration and the departments of Defense and Homeland Security launched the interagency technology development project to stop …

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Report: UK Looks to Invest in Drones, ISR Platforms

The British defense agency is examining the U.K.’s counterterrorism capabilities as part of a strategic defense and national security review, Defense News reported Monday. British Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted as saying he asked defense officials to explore technologies for the U.K. to counter threats emanating from Islamic State …

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FAA, Pentagon Set Limits on Drone Testing Sites

The Defense Department and the Federal Aviation Administration have moved to limit usage of military airspace for testing unmanned aerial vehicles, Inside GNSS reported Monday. Dee Ann Divis writes the decision comes as aerospace organizations prepare to test drones under a government program to integrate commercial drones into the National …

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