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The Week in UAS News (6/2/16)

This week’s news includes the continued rise of drone usage pretty much everywhere; a “drone freeze ray”; privacy issues around the shooting down of a drone; and other recent developments in UAV regulations and usage around the globe.


    • One man’s shooting of another man’s drone raises privacy questions. (




    • In Australia, unmanned aerial vehicles increasingly viewed as the best tool for tracking crop health. (James Wagstaff, The Weekly Times)


    • What are some of the legal landmines of employing countermeasures against rogue drones? (The Economist)





    • A British-developed technology that jams drone signals will be tested in the United States. (BBC News)