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Army’s Universal Mission Simulator Helps Train UAS Flight Crews

The U.S. Army uses a full-simulation platform to augment live flight training for unmanned aircraft system crews and help reduce costs and risks at the service branch’s aviation and missile research, development and engineering center. The Universal Mission Simulator is designed to train flight crews on how to operate Gray Eagle and Shadow functions such as launch, preflight, taxi, flight route, target …

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Brig. Gen. Erik Peterson: Army Needs Multi-Intelligence UAS for Special Operations

The U.S. Army aims to build an unmanned aircraft system that would employ multiple sensors for gathering of intelligence during special operations, Defense News reported Thursday. Jen Judson writes Brig. Gen. Erik Peterson, head of the Army’s Special Operations Command, told audience at an Association of the United States Army-hosted forum …

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Viva Kelley: Army Testing Ground-Based UAS Radar System for Future Expansion

The Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration are working with partners to push forward technology such as the Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar to help manage the airspace for unmanned aircraft systems, Defense Systems reported Dec. 23. David Walsh writes that Viva Kelley, product director at the U.S. Army‘s Unmanned Systems Airspace Integration Concepts, has pointed to …

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