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Marines look to industry for fixed-wing Group 1 unmanned aerial system

October 04, 2017 |
Lee Hudson
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The Marine Corps is looking to industry for a fixed-wing Group 1 unmanned aerial system that can provide reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition during the day and night, according to a request for information. The UAS and ground control station should weigh 40 pounds or less, have a minimum range of 20 kilometers, and a minimum endurance of four hours, the document reads. It should take Marines 10 minutes to set-up and launch the UAS. The system must operate in...

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