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FTUAS competitors take heart from US Army adjustments

29th April 2020 - 14:30 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The US Army has approved Future Tactical UAS (FTUAS) competitors to video test flights and associated acceptance procedures of their respective systems, as an alternative for reviewing the systems in person.

The new guidance is in line with coronavirus changes and has already led to video footage of four V-Bat UAVs, supplied by manufacturer Martin UAV, exchanging hands.

‘We provided flight logs for all of those and [also] sent a couple of screenshots with some of the flight data, to show the aircraft had been in flight,’ a Martin UAV spokesman explained.

The company had been scheduled to support

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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