House subcommittee mark-up would establish drone corps in the Army

By Dan Schere / May 13, 2024 at 3:32 PM
The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee has proposed establishing a drone corps as a branch of the Army in its mark-up of the fiscal year 2025 defense authorization bill. Under the proposal, the drone corps would have primary responsibility for programs and activities involving “small and medium aircraft, unmanned aircraft systems that include such aircraft and counter-UAS systems.” Medium aircraft are defined as those that have a gross takeoff weight of 55 to 1,320 pounds, and...

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