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DHS/TSA/PIA-053 TSA Unmanned Aircraft Systems


The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is responsible for security in all modes of transportation and has broad authority to assess threats to transportation and to direct implementation of measures intended to safeguard security at airports and other transportation facilities. Among its programs, TSA conducts vulnerability assessments at airports and other transportation centers and plans to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)1 to improve these assessments. TSA may also use UAS for law enforcement operations at special events and to assist with the response to transportation incidents such as rail accidents, pipeline spills, or downed aircraft. This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) is conducted pursuant to Section 222 of the Homeland Security Act to address privacy risks associated with TSA’s use of UAS. May 2023

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DHS/TSA/PIA-053 TSA Unmanned Aircraft Systems - May 2023 PDF 478.3 KB 04/24/2023
Last Updated: 05/03/2023
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