Drones / UAS
Interior resumes buying nonemergency drones, if they’re Pentagon-approved
The easing of restrictions coincides with the launch of the Blue sUAS program and the Trump administration's push to "buy American" to ensure cybersecurity.
The Defense Digital Service played a novel role in securing the Navy’s COVID-19 relief missions
DDS's Rogue Squadron team helped the Navy detect and monitor drones near the USNS Mercy and Comfort hospital ships giving relief during early surges of COVID-19.
DIU launches governmentwide drone-buying program
The program will be offered on the GSA schedule for agencies to purchase gear from five verified companies.
Air Force selects pool for $400M ‘Skyborg’ contract for autonomous drone systems
Boeing, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Kratos Defense and Northrop Grumman all will be able to vie for work on the highly networked technology.
DIU wants to bring swarming drones to the DOD
DIU is looking for platforms that enable drones to work as a larger autonomous team to swarm enemy forces.
Air Force launches search for AI-enabled ‘Skyborg’ drones
The Skyborg program is now seeking contractors to develop unmanned systems to team with fighter jets.