INDOPACOM seeks autonomous 'stare' to deter China in the Taiwan Strait

By Georgina DiNardo / February 14, 2024 at 1:49 PM
The presumptive chief of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said he is wrestling with how to interweave autonomy into weapons platforms and systems controls to provide "constant stare" for a new era of warfare, while the Pentagon continues work on the first tranche of Replicator drone capabilities to meet his stated needs. Adm. Samuel Paparo, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet who has been nominated to be head of INDOPACOM, spoke at a Defense Innovation Unit summit Tuesday, saying it is...

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