The Government Will Use "Deadly Force" Against Drones That Fly Near The Super Bowl


The Super Bowl is a "no-drone zone," according to a new video from the Federal Aviation Administration:

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The zone encompasses a huge, 36-mile radius around the stadium, and the government appears ready to shoot down rogue drones if need be.

"The United States Government may use deadly force against the airborne aircraft, if it is determined that the aircraft poses an imminent security threat," FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told NBC News.

The FAA has made the regulation of personal drones a priority in recent months, announcing a federal drone registry in early January 2016. Check out the Reason TV video below, which points out that drones aren't just for dropping bombs anymore and highlights the many commercial and hobbyist uses of drones and how the government is reactiing to them: