Army wants drones to play a role in extending network range

By Dan Schere / December 18, 2023 at 9:30 AM
SAVANNAH, GA -- Army officials envision that unmanned aerial systems will eventually play a role in modernizing the network by extending its range. Recently the 25th Infantry Division, based at Schofield Barracks, HI, conducted an experiment in which they flew a small drone with a radio that allowed the unit to extend the network “significantly farther than they had in the past,” Program Executive Officer for Command, Control and Communications Tactical (PEO C3T) Mark Kitz said in an interview here...

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