Army wants vehicle-mounted weapon for hunting aerial drones

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 19, 2016 at 7:00 AM
The Army plans to develop a mobile weapon system designed to destroy low-flying enemy drones and -- later -- people, rockets and bullets, according to a newly published solicitation for industry. The work comes out of the service's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, where analysts have developed a "system of systems concept" to give maneuver forces such a capability, according to the May 12 request for information. According to the document, the idea is to acquire a new radar...

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