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Featured: JSTARS is just the start

2nd March 2018 - 17:39 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


The US Air Force's expected ‘system of systems’ approach to aerial surveillance for its JSTARS follow on capability could be replicated for other replacement programmes.

The cancellation of the JSTARS Recap programme in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request signals a shift in how the US is expected to approach some of its upcoming recap programmes, in particular the air force's Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.  

A system of systems approach has been widely touted as the most likely route the Pentagon will take when replacing the wide area surveillance capabilities currently provided by its fleet

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