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DJI drones will be banned from being sold in the US

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun18,2024

DJI drones will be banned from sale in the US

The China Counter-Drone Act is part of the US National Defense Authorization Act of 2025. Although the House of Representatives has not yet voted to ban DJI, this does not mean that the sale of these drones in the US will be stopped, as the bill must pass through the Senate. However, according to the media, there is a greater probability that the ban will be approved.

The US has long spoken about the need to ban the sale of DJI drones, due to the fact that 6% of the company's shares are in the hands of state structures of the PRC, and DJI itself controls more than 70% of the global drone market. The movement toward a ban now appears to be gaining momentum.

If passed, the ban would only apply to sales; owners of already purchased drones will be allowed to continue using them.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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