FAA rolls out automated system for drone pilots to request airspace
The agency has begun expanding use of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability, which helps to integrate drones into the airspace, providing operators “near real-time airspace authorizations”
Under Trump plan to outsource air traffic control, NextGen could see a boost
Faster implementation of a modernized, GPS-based airspace system would be part of the process of moving air traffic control to a newly created nonprofit corporation, officials said.
FITARA law is failing to give IT chiefs the power of the purse, insiders say
“The department CIO really has nothing other than the bully pulpit,” former HHS CIO Frank Baitman told FedScoop.
DARPA explores counterdrone technology
The Pentagon's research arm wants ideas on how to protect ground and naval forces from small drone threats.
Why hobbyists’ drones are so easy to hack
Cybersecurity for hobbyist drones is a total “after thought,” security researchers tell FedScoop.