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

February 17, 2017 |
Rachel Karas
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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,"...

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