US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones over security concerns

//US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones over security concerns

US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones over security concerns

The US Interior Department is grounding its fleet of about 800 Chinese-made drones but will allow their use for emergency situations, the department said on Wednesday.US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt issued an order affirming a temporary cessation of non-emergency operations adopted in October as it ensures “cybersecurity, technology and domestic production concerns are adequately addressed”, the department said.The order allows for approved situations for emergency purposes, such as…

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