Trump Signs Memorandum Loosening Rules Governing the Export of U.S.-made Drones
Posted @ Monday, April 23, 2018 By Zach Israel
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On April 19, President Trump signed a Memorandum regarding U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy, which loosens the rules governing the export of U.S.-made drones. The updated policy makes it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell drones directly to foreign nations and relaxes restrictions for certain drone-based technologies like laser designators. In a conference with reporters, Trump Administration official Peter Navarro said that the new rules would increase American competitiveness in the international market for military drones. Read more.