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Farnborough 2018: US Army acquiring Coyote C-UAS

17th July 2018 - 08:59 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Farnborough

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As the threat of incoming, armed drones becomes increasingly prevalent, the US Army is moving out and acquiring Raytheon's Coyote UAS and the KRFS radar to help with counter-UAS efforts.

During a 17 July press conference at Farnborough, the company announced the deal with the land service and said it is also providing other DoD services with the technologies, including the navy. 

'Enemy unmanned aircraft are among the biggest threats facing our ground troops today,' said Thomas Bussing, Raytheon's VP for advanced missile systems. 'Our small expendable Coyote provides the army with an affordable and highly effective ...

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