Aerospace & Defense

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Latest News in Aerospace & Defense

  • December 14, 2017

    NTSB Says Drone Pilot Error Caused Helicopter Collision

    An unprecedented September crash between a hobbyist drone and an Army helicopter stemmed from a drone operator who lacked knowledge of safe operating practices, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.

  • December 14, 2017

    Armed Services Chair Backs Temporary Funding Bill

    House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, urged colleagues Wednesday to pass a contentious bill to fully fund the military through fiscal 2018 and renew a children’s health care program while only temporarily extending other federal spending, saying defense funding should not be used as a “political football.”

  • December 14, 2017

    Expanded Drone Registry To Spark More Enforcement Action

    A legislative fix signed into law by President Donald Trump on Tuesday reinstated a mandate for recreational drone users to register with the federal government, a move that experts say paves the way for more enforcement actions related to privacy, safety and national security.

  • December 14, 2017

    Turkish Banker Gets To Sleep On Decision To Take Stand

    Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade billions of dollars of U.S. sanctions, stood up to take the stand on his own behalf Thursday before a close to the trial day afforded him the opportunity to sleep on his decision.

  • December 14, 2017

    Startups Need Education On CFIUS Triggers, House Panel Told

    The government must work to educate tech startups on potential national security and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States oversight issues raised by early stage investments from foreign companies, a former high-ranking Treasury Department official now with WilmerHale told the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday.

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