National Defense Authorization Act (Section 889)
In 2018, Congress passed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019. Section 889 of the NDAA includes prohibitions regarding certain telecommunications and video surveillance equipment and services.
NDAA Section 889 Part A:
NDAA Section 889 Part A stipulates that the federal government may not obtain (through a contract or other instrument) certain telecommunications and video equipment or services produced by the following companies or their subsidiaries and affiliates:
- Huawei Technologies Company
- ZTE Corporation
- Hytera Communications Corporation
- Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Company
- Dahua Technology Company
In order to be approved for use in telecommunications or video security systems, equipment must meet the technical requirements set forth above and not be manufactured or contain any components from the named, banned companies or affiliates.
Bee-Safe Security offers products that have been specifically designed and manufactured to comply with these technical requirements and to be used as part of Section 889 Part A technically compliant video security solutions. These products include: