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U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation to Restrict Chinese Drone Purchases
A bipartisan group of Senators has introduced legislation that would restrict purchases of drones from China and other countries considered to be national security threats.
Congress Presses Biden Administration on Use of DJI Drones
At a recent U.S. Senate hearing, two Republican Senators pressed Biden administration officials on their Departments' use of Chinese-made drones.
DJI Feels Impact of U.S. Export Controls
Reports indicate that an American software design firm has stopped providing services to Chinese drone maker DJI, in response to U.S. export controls.
India Bans Most Drone Imports, Chinese Company DJI Most Affected
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.
Republican Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Ban DJI Drones
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.
FCC Commissioner Calls for Restrictions on Chinese Drone Maker
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