US eases export policy for some military drones

The US has amended its unmanned aerial systems (UAS) export policy, which will ease restrictions on exports of drones to allies and partner nations. Drones with a maximum airspeed of 800 km/h, which are currently classified as Category 1 transfers under the Missile Technology Control Regime, will now be treated as Category II transfers which means that the policy of …

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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