unmanned aircraft system (UAS)

Marine Corps commandant gung-ho about loitering munitions

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The tactical unmanned aerial systems offer advantages over more traditional fires such as mortars and artillery, says the commandant of the Marine Corps.

New Phoenix Ghost drone was ‘Big Safari’ project

by • 2 weeks ago

The project is overseen by a secretive Air Force office known as Big Safari, the Pentagon’s top weapons buyer revealed.

Drone swarms with 1,000 unmanned aircraft could be possible within 5 years, DARPA leader says

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DARPA has conducted at least six field experiments at various locations as part of its Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program.

U.S. military needs more drones than tanks, says HASC chair Smith

by • 2 months ago

Lawmakers will be pressuring the Pentagon to modernize faster, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said.

Pacific air forces commander says future fleet should be mostly unmanned

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Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach says a fleet of “attritable” unmanned systems could be employed in combat on a large scale.

Navy kicks off largest unmanned exercise to date in Middle East

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IMEX this year will have 80 unmanned systems being tested along side ships from dozens of countries, the Navy said.