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At a recent U.S. Senate hearing, two Republican Senators pressed Biden administration officials on their Departments' use of Chinese-made drones.
India recently banned most imports of drones, a policy shift that will have a big impact on Chinese drone makers such as DJI. The ban will shield the Indian industry from this Chinese competition, but how effective it will be in developing domestic manufacturing is unclear.
Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Prohibit Chinese Drone Purchases with U.S. Grant Funding
U.S. Congressmen Garret Graves (R-LA) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) introduced legislation that would prohibit certain federal grants from being used to purchase drones that are manufactured and engineered by companies associated with the Chinese government.
Yesterday, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) each introduced legislation that would add Chinese drone company Da-Jiang Innovations (DJI) to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Covered List.
Yesterday, Republican FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr called for adding DJI, a Chinese drone company, to the FCC’s Covered List [https://www.fcc.gov/supplychain/coveredlist], which would prohibit federal money from being used to purchase its equipment. This list identifies "communications equipment and services ... that are deemed to pose