US to push new rules for drone agreement in November

Defense News: The United States is preparing a new push to change how unmanned systems are categorized under an international arms agreement, as part of a broad effort to make it easier to sell military drones abroad.

Andrea Thompson, Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, told reporters Sept. 7 that American negotiators are aiming to introduce modifications to the Missile Technology Control Regime, an agreement among 35 nations that governs the export of missiles and drones, when the group has a November meeting.

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