Trump aims to sidestep another arms pact to sell more U.S. drones

World Jun 13, 2020

Trump aims to sidestep another arms pact to sell more U.S. drones

The Trump administration plans to reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations with the goal of allowing U.S. defense contractors to sell more American-made drones to a wide array of nations, three defense industry executives and a U.S. official told Reuters. The policy ...

Japan to establish licensing system for out-of-sight drone flights

National Mar 30, 2020

Japan to establish licensing system for out-of-sight drone flights

The government plans to establish a licensing system for operating drones when the flights are beyond the operator's line of sight, government sources said Monday. The proposal comes as the government hopes for increased usage of unmanned vehicles for purposes such as delivering daily necessities ...