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DARPA Demos UAS With Target Detection Skills in GPS-Less Environments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency tested an unmanned aerial system with built-in capabilities from the agency's Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment program. The test evaluated how the airborne platform responds to threats in an anti-access area denial region.

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CBP Begins Air & Marine Surveillance Center Expansion Project

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has begun work to expand CBP’s Air and Marine Operations Center at March Air Reserve Base in California. CBP said Wednesday it established AMOC to help law enforcement personnel detect, identify, monitor and direct the interdiction of suspect aviation and maritime targets. “This 22,000-square-foot expansion will allow us to …

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Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey Appointed Naval Surface Force Chief for US Atlantic Fleet

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey, director of maritime operations for the U.S. Pacific Fleet, has been named commander of the naval surface force for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Virginia. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, announced Piercey’s new assignment in a Defense Department news release published Wednesday. The 31-year …

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DARPA Plans ‘Tern Tech’ Demo for UAS Launch, Retrieval Functions

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is conducting two technology demonstration efforts for unmanned aircraft system capabilities developed under the Tern program. DARPA said Thursday its SideArm and Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems portions of the Tern program seek to build on its research as part of phase one. “Through SideArm, TALONS and other projects, DARPA aims to …

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