Army hopes to field FTUAS in FY-23

By Ethan Sterenfeld / September 3, 2021 at 12:51 PM
The Army plans to field the first increment of the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, the replacement for the RQ-7B Shadow drone, by the second quarter of fiscal year 2023, according to an Army request for white papers released Sept. 2. Deliveries of the FTUAS would begin in the third quarter of FY-22, according to the request . The Army might ask for formal proposals from multiple companies that submit white papers, although the service plans to make one contract...

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