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ACC commander calls for broader counter-UAS authority as House lawmakers seek more information

July 11, 2017 |
Rachel Karas
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The head of Air Force Air Combat Command wants broader authority to deal with small, unmanned aerial systems after service assets were threatened twice last week. Gen. Mike Holmes said Tuesday at an Air Force Association breakfast on Capitol Hill that two incidents on the same day interfered with operations and triggered reports to service leadership. "At one base, the gate guard watched one fly over the top of the gate shack, tracked it while it flew over the flight...

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