Army aiming for autonomy in the cockpit

By Ashley Tressel / April 17, 2019 at 1:08 PM
NASHVILLE, TN -- The Army needs to move away from ground control stations and put more autonomy in aircraft to fight in megacities, according to the service's project manager for unmanned aircraft systems. "Ground control stations that we have today work very well if we're going to fight from afar," Col. Scott Anderson told an audience this week at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual summit. "If you have a well-defined forward line of troops, they're perfect. But you've...

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