Senate, House authorizers look into Army's Soldier Borne Sensor requirements

June 8, 2018 at 12:55 PM
Senate lawmakers want a report from the Army secretary on the Soldier Borne Sensor, a miniature unmanned aircraft system. The Senate Armed Services Committee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill asks for a briefing by Sept. 30 including "a detailed assessment of threshold requirements, objective requirements, and other factors under consideration as the Army makes a determination" for the program. The committee notes the SBS "is key" to providing soldiers with improved "situational awareness particularly in subterranean...

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