Daily News

Air Force pursuing counter-UAS program of record in FY-18

By Rachel Cohen  
February 17, 2017 at 11:40 AM
The Air Force expects to set up a program of record to counter small unmanned aerial systems by the end of fiscal year 2018, according to a service spokeswoman, as the threat of armed small UAS grows in the Middle Eastern theater. "Current Air Force efforts to counter hostile small UASs are primarily focused on non-kinetic options ranging in size from handheld technology to larger stationary and mobile systems that can be operated on the ground or in the air,"...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on the Trump administration's defense buildup and the response by the coming Democrat-controlled House of Representatives.

Log in to access this content.