Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Drone Security

June 11, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, chairman of the Subcommittee on Security, will convene a hearing titled, “Drone Security: Enhancing Innovation and Mitigating Supply Chain Risks,” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. This hearing will examine security threats and challenges posed by unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including the status of UAS detection and mitigation technology and capabilities. It will also examine the legal and regulatory authorities granted to government agencies to mitigate UAS threats, and any recent deployment of UAS detection and mitigation technologies. The panel will discuss the importance of supply chain security and other cybersecurity concerns related to UAS.  


  • Dr. Catherine Cahill, Director, Alaska Center for UAS Integration, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Mr. Harold Shaw, Chief Security Officer and Director of the Corporate Security and Emergency Preparedness Department, Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Ms. Angela Stubblefield, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Security and Hazardous Materials, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Mr. Harry Wingo, Faculty, College of Information and Cyberspace, National Defense University
  • Mr. Brian Wynne, President and Chief Executive Officer, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee on Security

This hearing will take place in the Dirksen Senate Office Building 562. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on