Senate defense authorization bill seeks proposal for UAS budget line 'consolidation'

By Dan Schere / July 9, 2024 at 4:09 PM
Senate authorizers are asking the Army secretary to submit a proposal for "consolidating" funding lines related to small unmanned systems, according to the Senate version of the fiscal year 2025 defense authorization bill . A provision in the report accompanying the bill states that the Senate Armed Services Committee recognizes the Army’s “need for fiscal agility within its small unmanned aerial systems portfolio and budget lines to keep pace with both threat capabilities and industry advancements.” The panel asks the...

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