Aviation security regulator BCAS to issue anti-drone regulations within 1 week

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The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), which is the aviation security regulator, will issue anti-drone regulations within a week to counter any rogue drones in the country, a senior official said on Tuesday (October 22).

Maheshwar Dayal, Deputy Director-General of the BCAS said, “For anti-drone, we are about to release the specifications in less than a week’s time. It is in the final stages. I think it will be a quantum leap toward the secure skies in a very literal sense.”

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He was addressing an event called ‘Smart, Safe, Secure Skies’, which was organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and global technology company Thales.

Director-General of the BCAS Rakesh Asthana said that the Ministry of Civil Aviation had constituted a committee to find out the best available counter-drone solutions to safeguard civil aviation against possible drone attacks in India.

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