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AUSA 2023: US military to progress ‘aggressively’ with the development of C-sUAS solutions

12th October 2023 - 15:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Washington DC

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An s-UAS flies at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, in Alaska. (Photo: US Air Force)

The Pentagon plans to accelerate its development and field efforts as well as improve soldiers’ training to operate the new solutions.

The low cost of small UAS and the threats they pose to troops, ground platforms and facilities have been a concern for the US military. In order to rapidly access cutting-edge Counter-sUAS (C-sUAS) solutions, the DoD plans to accelerate its development and field efforts as well as improve soldiers’ training to operate the new solutions.

Speaking in a panel at the AUSA exhibition in Washington DC, Maj Gen Sean A. Gainey, Director of the Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office and Director of Fires, explained that the US has been testing various solutions against groups one to three drones.

‘Our systems

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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