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Army Seeks Tech Ideas to Counter UAV Threats

droneThe Army wants ideas from industry on how to develop reconnaissance systems to help warfighters detect and avert threats from drones, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday.

John Keller writes the service’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. is conducting market research into counter unmanned aerial platforms.

Keller reports the center wants technology to facilitate tactical communications among brigade commands, support network connections and integrate with both air- and ground-based systems.

Interested contractors have until April 1 to submit their anti-UAV countermeasure proposals.

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