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TRUMP ORDERS SECURITY RISK ASSESSMENT OF CHINESE-MADE DRONES – On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order that requires all U.S. agencies to assess the security risks of drones that are made in China, Iran, North Korea, or Russia that are present in any government drone fleet and to prioritize the removal of these unmanned aircraft if warranted.
PILOT PRESSES WRONG BUTTON AND CRASHES $85,000 POLICE DRONE – A press of the wrong button resulted in the crash of an $85,000 Police drone in the United Kingdom. The ground station of the Aeryon SkyRanger R60 displayed an error message prior to the crash. The drone pilot wanted to dismiss the message but accidentally switched off the engines.
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- Executive Order Directs Agencies to Assess Security Risks Posed by Drones From Foreign Adversaries
- Doosan Mobility’s hydrogen drones to be used for safe voyage solutions
- Alcohol-Detecting Smellicopters Could ‘Smell’ Odors on Mars, Says Scientist
- China says opposes U.S. suppressing Chinese companies
- Indian Army Shows Off Drone Swarm Of Mass Destruction
- FAA move sets commercial drone operations on the runway in the US
- Trump orders assessment of security risks of Chinese drones
- American drone company Skyfish launches advanced autonomous work drone platform
- Pizza Hut Israel Plans Drone Delivery Trial
- Pilot To Be Sentenced after Drone Hits LAPD Helicopter
- US Navy Tests New Sub-Hunting Drone Technology in California
- SparkCognition and SkyGrid Deploy First AI-Powered Cybersecurity System on Drones
- Researchers Keep Damaged Drones Flying With Onboard Cameras
- Shots fired at drone in Cass Township
- Drones the latest tool in reforestation efforts following wildfires
- Off the California coast, the US Navy tests hunting subs with an aerial drone
- Deploying AI-powered cybersecurity directly on drones
- SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES AVIATION & DRONE CURRICULUM
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