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Drone Use on JBSA
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12th Flying Training Wing safety office deploys new drone detection system
May 4, 2022
— Commonly referred to as small unmanned aircraft systems, or sUAS, by the Federal Aviation Administration, these consumer-grade drones have been known to penetrate the airspace around Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph and other bases throughout the Air Force, adding yet another obstacle for pilots to look out for...
Remember, all JBSA installations are no-drone zones
January 5, 2022
— Recreational drone use is strictly prohibited on all Joint Base San Antonio installations, except with documented approval, generally starting at the installation commander level...
JBSA remains a no-drone zone at all installations
March 11, 2021
— Joint Base San Antonio is a no-drone zone at all times at all installations. Launching, landing or operating unmanned or remote-controlled drones or model rockets is prohibited at all times. Many drone and unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, users may not know that they inadvertently pose a threat to military operations. ...
Joint Base San Antonio skies a "no-drone" zone
January 9, 2020
— Personal drone operation is prohibited at all Joint Base San Antonio locations...
Proliferation of drones posing risk for U.S. military, expert says
August 24, 2018
— As of January 2018, over 1 million micro drones were registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, with about 878,000 of those registered to hobbyists, said Dr. Juanita Christensen. They are proliferating in other nations as well, including areas in every combatant command where U.S. forces are stationed or operating, she added. ...
Department of Defense cracks down on use of drones over installations
August 10, 2017
— The increased use of commercial and privately owned small unmanned aircraft systems has raised Defense Department concerns for the safety and security of its installations, its aviation and its people, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters Aug. 7...