Georgia Tech has received a contract to deliver its ARTS-V1 radar systems for training purposes from the US DoD.
South Korean army prioritises unmanned systems
South Korea is moving ahead with promised spending of KRW2.7 trillion ($2.45 billion) on unmanned technologies. Indeed, the most recent announcement concerned three new UAV types being acquired for the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) under a fast-tracked pilot programme.
The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) revealed on 2 December that three contracts had been concluded for small UAVs, with these set to be delivered from 2021 so the ROKA can conduct ongoing trials lasting 3-6 months. However, the number of aircraft being obtained was not disclosed, nor the contract values.
Wang Jung-hong, DAPA’s head, said, ‘The rapid pilot project …
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