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FAA’s Michael Huerta Unveils New Drone Advisory Committee, Schools’ Exemption on UAS Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration will form a broad-based drone advisory committee to provide insights on unmanned aircraft system integration challenges. The FAA said Wednesday that the committee will act as a long-term spinoff of the stakeholder-based and temporary UAS registration task force and micro-UAS aviation rulemaking committee. “Input from stakeholders is critical to our ability to achieve …

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Army, General Atomics Demo Anti-Drone Weapon Prototypes to Meet ‘Unlimited-Ammo’ Goals

The U.S. Army and members of a General Atomics team displayed prototypes of anti-drone weapons that look to meet what the service branch calls “unlimited-ammunition” goals at the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment event. Two types of weaponry — one using lasers and the other using electricity-propelled projectiles — were displayed throughout the event that …

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Robert Work Visits Boeing Facility to Inspect Poseidon Aircraft Assembly

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has visited Boeing‘s final assembly facilities in Washington state that currently handle the production of both commercial and military marine patrol aircraft, DoD News reported Monday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Work also inspected the development of the P8-A Poseidon, which features anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, maritime patrol, ISR and …

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