The Joint Counter small unmanned aircraft systems (s-UAS) Office (JCO) released a request for information (RFI) for low collateral interceptor capabilities for a demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground in April, according to a new contract opportunity on beta.SAM.gov. The whitepapers from the RFI must ...

President Trump issued an executive order on Jan. 18 that instructs federal agencies to assess the risks of the procurement and use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from foreign drone manufacturers with the goal of removing them in favor of domestically produced UAS. “It is the policy of the ...

The international navies of Italy, Australia, and Canada are looking to surface and underwater unmanned systems that will leverage technology like artificial intelligence (AI) and could be used for missions like mine hunting and disposal as force and capability multipliers in future warfighting ...

The Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) system will be the basis for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) joint counter-small unmanned aircraft system (C-sUAS) effort, Army Maj. Gen. Sean Gainey, Joint C-sUAS Office (JCO) director, said during a Jan. 8 webinar hosted by the Center ...

The Department of Defense (DoD) released its Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) strategy to combat risks imposed by small UAS at home and abroad. The strategy is built on a risk-based approach that will provide a framework to enhance the joint force, develop material and non-material ...

Orbs, which are essentially electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, are novel in how they operate and the technology they use presents the military with new potential use for old problems. Orbs can be manned or unmanned and incorporate non-traditional electric or hybrid propulsion. ...