Bill Seeks to Prohibit U.S. Government from Buying Chinese Drones

A number of U.S. senators recently introduced a bill that seeks to ban the U.S. government from purchasing drones manufactured in countries identified as “national security threats,” such as China and Iran.

The bipartisan American Security Drone Act is being proposed by U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla.; Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Josh Hawley, R-Mo.; Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.; and Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

Specifically, according to the senators, the bill proposes as follows:

Prohibits federal departments and agencies from...

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