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Drone usage prohibited on Front Range installations

The highlighted area is the Department of Defense airspace on Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado

The highlighted area is the Department of Defense airspace on Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado, August 30, 2021. The Peterson-Schriever Garrison leadership would like to remind our team that personal use of drones are not allowed to operate on or above Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever SFB and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station in Colorado.

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are becoming increasingly more popular and a common sight in the skies. The Peterson-Schriever Garrison leadership would like to remind our team that personal use of UAS’s, commonly referred to as drones, are not allowed to operate on or above Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever SFB and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station in Colorado.

As technology for drones advances so must our ability to meet this potential threat. Drones can be used for gathering intelligence or executing hostile actions towards the installation. Due to drone size and speed they can be hard to identify so we ask members of the installation to assist the 21st Security Forces Squadron by reporting any sighting of drones to the Base Defense Operations Center at 556-4000.

If you work for an agency or organization that has a mission related reason to be operating within DoD airspace, contact 21 SFS Electronic Security Systems team at 556-6725 or 556-4620.

Additional Information can be acquired at https://www.faa.gov/uas/.  The FAA also has an app https://www.faa.gov/uas/recreational_fliers/where_can_i_fly/b4ufly/ that provides maps on where you are allowed to fly recreational drones.

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