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DHS OKs 1,000th Anti-Terrorism Product Under SAFETY Act

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate has approved the 1,000th technology that complies with the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act. The act provides legal liability protection for SAFETY-approved products in the events of terrorist attacks, DHS said Monday. The government passed the SAFETY Act in 2001 to prevent liabilities …

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Navy Kicks Off Pilot Test for Mobile Safety Comms Tool

The U.S. Fleet Forces Command has kicked off a pilot program to help sailors and their family members access safety and security resources with the use of a mobile application. Under the six-month pilot program, sailors and their families based in Hampton Roads, Virginia and Rota, Spain will be able to communicate …

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FAA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rules for Small UAS Operations

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking public comment on its proposed regulation framework for small unmanned aircraft systems that also includes an option for a flexible framework for future “micro” UAS. FAA said Sunday the proposal covers safety rules for the nonrecreational use of small UAS, as well as altitude and speed restrictions, …

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