unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)


Interagency advisory issued on Unmanned Aircraft Systems



Interagency advisory issued on Unmanned Aircraft Systems
On August 17, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory guidance document to help non-federal public and private entities better understand the federal laws and regulations that may apply to the use… Read More

Safe DRONE Act introduced



Safe DRONE Act introduced
On June 22, four U.S. Senators introduced a bipartisan bill designed to advance the development of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The Safe DRONE Act of 2017 is backed by Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA), John Hoeven (R-ND), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and Dean Heller (R-NV). A press release states that… Read More

Convergence in the Cross-Domain Era



Convergence in the Cross-Domain Era
May 3, 2017 The 16th Annual C4ISRNET Conference will be held on May 3, 2017, and the Renaissance Arlington Capital View in Arlington, VA. The Conference brings together senior-level military, government, industry and corporate leaders to discuss the latest requirements and capabilities in mobility, command and control, communications, cyber, unmanned… Read More

DHS Inspector General critical of drone use at U.S. border



DHS Inspector General critical of drone use at U.S. border

Last Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General released a statement along with a report assessing the progress of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's use of unmanned aircraft along the U.S. southwest border...