Aerial Common Sensor Terminated, Replaced By EMARSS Program

By Kate Brannen / December 16, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Army's Aerial Common Sensor program has officially been terminated and replaced by the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System, which is expected to more quickly deliver a fixed-wing, multi-sensor capability, according to a report accompanying the fiscal year 2010 defense appropriations conference bill. The House and Senate have allocated $116 million in research and development funds for the new program, $94 million less than requested for ACS in the Defense Department's FY-10 budget. According to the report, DOD...

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