Agencies told to assess if they can end contracts for drones built by foreign adversaries
The executive order applies to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.
GSA removing all non-DOD approved drones from multiple-award contracts
GSA is removing all drones not cleared by the Defense Innovation Unit, limiting agencies to five options for small devices and amending 20 MAS contracts.
The Pentagon wants small drones to be the future of networked warfare, but buying them hasn’t been easy
Here is what the military did to finally get small drones in its arsenal, bringing it one step closer to the future of networked warfare.
GSA, Pentagon drone solicitation aims to bring performance-based contracting back
ASTRO establishes 10 contracts for drone services FEDSIM and approved contracting officers can use.
FAA seeks 4 airports to test drone detection and mitigation technology
The new Airport UAS Detection and Mitigation Program will pave the way for such technology at all airports.
Interior resumes buying nonemergency drones, if they’re Pentagon-approved
The easing of restrictions coincides with the launch of the Blue sUAS program and the Trump administration's push to "buy American" to ensure cybersecurity.