Lawmakers Alarmed Over Chinese Drones Above D.C.

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At a glance

  • Hundreds of Chinese-manufactured drones have been detected in restricted airspace over Washington, D.C., in recent months.
  • The recreational drones made by Chinese company DJI, are being manipulated by users with simple workarounds to fly over no-go zones around the nation’s capital.
  • Federal officials and drone industry experts have delivered classified briefings to the Senate Homeland Security, Commerce, and Intelligence committees on the development.

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