Army buying one system for first round of Replicator, Bush says

By Dan Schere / March 26, 2024 at 6:33 PM
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- The Army will procure one system for the first round of the Defense Department's new Replicator initiative, according to service acquisition chief Doug Bush. Replicator seeks to field thousands of “attritable,” autonomous drones between February 2025 and August 2025. Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks has said she wants $500 million to spend on the program in fiscal year 2024 and $500 million in FY-25. The FY-24 appropriations package passed by Congress and signed by President Biden last...

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