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AUVSI 2017: Air Force unveils cross-domain UAS community

11th May 2017 - 16:11 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Dallas


As part of its search for synergies across the broad UAS user community the US Air Force is attempting to establish a broad 'community of interest' designated Azur Edge.

As part of his presentation at this week's AUVSI's Xponential event, Reid Melville, from the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, unveiled Azur Edge and its intended role in creating a community vision.

Describing an era of change from how the Air Force 'flies and fights' to resulting needs to change how it 'builds and buys,' Melville offered a chess game analogy, in which low cost

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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