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Drones / US Regulator Sees No Need For Defence Of Nuclear Plants

By David Dalton
6 November 2019

US Regulator Sees No Need For Defence Of Nuclear Plants
The NRC said it monitors and continuously analyses terrorist and criminal threats. Photo courtesy ZullyC3P/Wikipedia
After a two-year review, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has said it will not require owners of US nuclear power plants and some nuclear material processing plants to defend against unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones.

The decision was disclosed in a summary document posted on the NRC’s public document server on 30 October.

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