Leader-follower scheduled for MDD in 2017

By Connie Lee / November 1, 2016 at 9:05 AM
Leader-follower, the Army's initiative to develop the capability to have an unmanned system follow a manned system, is scheduled for a materiel development decision in the January to February 2017 time frame, according to a service official. During an Oct. 28 interview, Bryan McVeigh, project manager for force projection, described the emerging program as the "cornerstone to being able to take the discussion on a robotic wingman and turning it into reality." The initiative is currently competing to be included...

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