TITLE

FAA Permits CBP To Significantly Expand UAS Operations Along Northern Border

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Defense Daily;1/25/2011, Vol. 249 Issue 15, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an expanded certificate of authorization (COA) to the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), that allows the CBP to expand unmanned aircraft system (UAS) along another 900 miles of the nation's northern border with Canada. On January 20, 2011, CBP flew a Predator B unmanned aircraft system on the first long-range flight to utilize the expanded COA.
ACCESSION #
58735395

 

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