FTUAS assessments on schedule, third unit to begin testing this month

By Jaspreet Gill / June 4, 2020 at 1:06 PM
The Army is continuing prototype assessments in two units for the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, an effort to replace the RQ-7 Shadow UAS in brigade combat teams, while a third unit begins testing this month. The service started fielding FTUAS prototypes earlier this year to conduct capability assessments, which will be used to inform the requirements for a Shadow replacement . The assessments will last until September and will include six weeks of classroom and flight training, followed by...

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