To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

DSEI 2013: DARPA expands PCAS focus

9th September 2013 - 14:23 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London

RSS

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has re-scoped the work being carried out under its Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) programme, it has emerged.

The re-scope is taking place under a contract modification with systems integrator Raytheon, which is managing Phase 2 of the PCAS development.

The PCAS programme is intended to ‘fundamentally increase CAS effectiveness’ by allowing dismounted joint terminal attack controllers (JTACs) and aircrew to share real-time situational awareness and weapons systems data.

Speaking to Shephard in advance of the DSEI exhibition, Dave Bossert, Raytheon’s PCAS programme manager, said the project has now been divided into

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Tony Skinner

Author

Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin