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Marine Corps Launches New Tech Discovery Task Force

Maj. Jim Foley of the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Ellis Group has said the service branch has established a new task force that works to find existing systems to help exploit gaps in enemy defenses for Marine amphibious vehicles to maneuver from shore to shore, Marine Corps Times reported Saturday. Jeff Schogol …

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USPS IG Survey: Residents Approve of Drone Delivery Concepts

An online survey from the U.S. Postal Service‘s inspector general indicates a majority of U.S. residents support the concept of drone-delivered packages than those who do not with an additional large group of respondents have yet to decide. USPS ‘ IG surveyed 1,465 U.S. residents that are aged 18 to 75 years old in efforts to determine public opinion on drone delivery, …

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US, UK Navies Plan Unmanned Systems Demo

The U.S. Navy and its U.K. counterpart plan to test approximately 50 unmanned systems from more than 40 organizations as part of a joint demonstration around Scotland, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Sydney Freedberg writes the Office of Naval Research will provide 10 different technologies for the Unmanned Warrior 2016 exercise. Seven of 10 systems from ONR …

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FAA’s Commercial Drone Rules Take Effect

The Federal Aviation Administration‘s new regulations governing routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aerial systems went into effect Monday. FAA said Monday it created the rules formally known as Part 107 in an effort to mitigate potential risks that small UAS can pose to other aircraft, people and properties on the ground. The …

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Reuters: US Releases Declassified Drone Strike Policy Document

The Obama administration has published a declassified form of the government’s drone strike policy overseas in response to federal court order in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in 2015, Reuters reported Saturday. Lesley Wroughton writes the Presidential Policy Guidance sets the rules for the execution and capture of terrorist …

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