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Pressure on Pentagon for MUM-T solutions

11th July 2018 - 15:02 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Washington DC


In the Pentagon's bid to race ahead with new technology development, the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) is joining forces with the other services to explore ways to team manned and unmanned aircraft. 

During a 10 July Mitchell Institute event, ARFL Commander Maj Gen William Cooley said he is meeting quarterly with his counterparts in the army, navy and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to discuss ways to tackle their manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) challenges.

'[We] are meeting on a recurring basis to synchronise our efforts and find leverage points across this entire enterprise,' Cooley told reporters after

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Ashley Roque


Ashley Roque

Ashley Roque joined Shephard Media in January 2018 as its North American Editor, based in …

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