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Marine Corps Looks to Field 3D-Printed UAS in Combat Operations

The U.S. Marine Corps wants to deploy a small unmanned aircraft system built using three-dimensional printing technology to support the military branch’s combat operations in the coming weeks, Defense Systems reported Monday. Capt. Christopher Wood, co-lead for additive manufacturing at the Marine Corps headquarters, said that the Nibbler UAS will aid surveillance missions alongside other …

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Mark Cherry: Air Force, Aurora Build Small UAS for Afghanistan ISR

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with Aurora Flight Sciences to develop a small unmanned aircraft system for usage in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations in non-combat areas in Afghanistan. Development work the so-called “urban beat cop” named Skate was backed by funding from the Air Force and U.S. Navy through the Small Business Innovation Research …

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