The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Federal Aviation Administration to establish a data analysis strategy for information collected on drone test sites and publicly share such data while protecting individual operators.Read More »
The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking public input on a proposed rule to mandate remote identification for unmanned aerial systems seeking airspace authorizations.Read More »
Lt. Gen. Eric Smith, deputy commandant for combat development and integration at the U.S. Marine Corps, said the naval integration between the Navy and the Marines is shaping how program managers decide on procurements, including the acquisition of an unmanned aerial system called the Marine Air-Ground Task Force UAS Expeditionary, USNI News reported Monday.Read More »
The Air Force Research Laboratory’s innovation unit has tested an unmanned aerial system designed for long distances and fitted with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies.Read More »
Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, said the Department of Defense intends to prioritize technologies that counter small enemy unmanned aircraft systems, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday. DoD will streamline efforts into three to five anti-drone systems for department-wide deployment, Lord, who is also a 2019 Wash100 winner, told reporters Tuesday in Washington, D.C.Read More »
The Department of Justice has released a new version of its policy on the use of unmanned aircraft systems in investigations, search and rescue operations and other authorized law enforcement activities.
DOJ said Wednesday the updated policy adds additional measures to ensure the security of the U.S. supply chain, address cybersecurity concerns and protect privacy and civil liberties.Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security seeks information to demonstrate air domain protection equipment for research and development activities. The future demonstration would support studies of the Border, Immigration and Maritime Division within DHS' Science and Technology Directorate, the department said Monday in a FedBizOpps notice.Read More »