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AUVSI 2014: US Army outlines future UAS plans

14th May 2014 - 20:11 GMT | by Darren Lake in Orlando


The US Army used the AUVSI Unmanned Systems event to brief attendees on some of the current challenges and future demands for its inventory of UAS.

Speaking on 14 May, Col Tim Baxter, US Army PM UAS, outlined some of the current challenges, future developments and capability gaps that the army is looking towards.

On the technology front, he said that he was excited by the opportunity that Improved Gray Eagle would potentially give the US Army an increased operational flight time of 46 hours, thereby improving the efficiency of surveillance capabilities.

Baxter added that the army was almost ready

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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