DOD tasked with defining use of 'attritable UAS,' commonly used in describing Replicator

By Georgina DiNardo / May 13, 2024 at 3:38 PM
Lawmakers are asking the defense secretary, in coordination with the service secretaries, to provide a briefing to the House Armed Services Committee defining what an "attritable unmanned aircraft system" is, according to the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee's fiscal year 2025 authorization mark released today. Although the subcommittee recognizes that the term “attritable unmanned aircraft system” varies by situation, it still found that the Defense Department’s use of the term is “ambiguous.” “Additionally, the committee acknowledges...

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