Army to form acquisition strategy for Air Launched Effects effort

By Evan Ochsner / February 14, 2022 at 5:15 AM
The Army is taking a significant step forward in forming a program of record to modernize and distribute its unmanned aircraft systems. Air Launched Effects is intended to improve the Army’s reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition capabilities and lethality by using a combination of manned and unmanned aircraft within the service's growing Future Vertical Lift ecosystem, according to a Feb. 4 announcement of an upcoming industry day and three requests for information related to the program. The program is intended...

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