Biometric technology, like facial recognition, is being used at some airports to speed up boarding and security screening, but privacy concerns have been raised about the use of the technology. Harrison Rudolph of the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown University Law School says, "[The Department of Homeland Security] hasn't issued a single rule under this program to protect Americans' privacy, so what DHS decides to do with this information tomorrow, I'm not sure. And without rules there may be few protections for Americans' privacy."
An Aerospace Industries Association report highlights the bright future for the commercial drone industry and the risk of the US being left behind unless regulations are updated. "Global competitors are working to seize the market from the United States, the country that invented this technology," said AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning. "We must start now on certification standards, exports, and spectrum to ensure the opportunities stay American."
The Navy has selected Northrop Grumman to provide engineering and support services for littoral combat ship mission modules.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 is on Taiwan's list of potential military purchases. The country is also considering purchases of the Boeing KC-135.
Lockheed Martin will provide training to the US Air Force Special Operations Command on how to protect military networks under a $200 million contract. The work could mean jobs in Central Florida.
In this interview, Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram talks about the carrier's selection of Boeing 787-9 aircraft over the Airbus A330-900 and what it means for Hawaiian's future plans.
The Northrop Grumman-Orbital ATK merger will intensify competition on Florida's Space Coast.
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