September 2018

An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge’s approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs this power to protect Americans from terrorists who are learning how to use drones as deadly […]

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A few years ago, flying a drone was about as a complicated as flying a helicopter, albeit a rather small one. It required complicated controls, a lot of set up, patience, and a fair bit of dexterity. Now, companies like China’s DJI, which has quickly come to dominate the consumer drone market that it helped […]

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An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge’s approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs this power to protect Americans from terrorists who are learning how to use drones as deadly […]

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A few years ago, flying a drone was about as a complicated as flying a helicopter, albeit a rather small one. It required complicated controls, a lot of set up, patience, and a fair bit of dexterity. Now, companies like China’s DJI, which has quickly come to dominate the consumer drone market that it helped […]

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Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge’s approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs this power to protect Americans from terrorists who are learning how to use drones […]

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WASHINGTON — An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge’s approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs this power to protect Americans from terrorists who are learning how to use drones […]

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The National Football League’s top security executive recently endorsed the bill’s intent but said it should go further by letting trained local police officers intercept drones. The official, Cathy Lanier, a former Washington, D.C., police chief, said the NFL is alarmed by an increase in drone flyovers at stadiums. … read more at: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/09/28/government-may-gain-new-power-to-track-drones-and-shoot-them-down/

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