Army seeking new self-detonating drones due to success in Ukraine

By Evan Ochsner / November 29, 2022 at 1:11 PM
The Army is interested in bulking up its loitering munitions, or self-detonating drones, after observing the effectiveness of the systems in the war in Ukraine, according to a Nov. 28 request for information issued by Army Futures Command. “The conflict in Ukraine has clearly demonstrated the ability of unmanned systems at increasingly lower echelons of employment to be highly effective in different roles from intelligence gathering, reconnaissance and strike actions by both partners and potential near peer adversaries,” the notice...

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