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Army, Marine Corps Demo 3D-Printed Small UAS

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps have tested a remote-controlled small unmanned aerial system that was manufactured through the use of three-dimensional printing technology. USMC said Tuesday the Army Research Laboratory brought together Marines from various military occupational specialties to demonstrate the functionality of the SUAS platform. The test occurred at Camp Lejeune in …

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Army to Send Gray Eagle UAS for Korean Peninsula ISR

The U.S. Army has moved to deploy a military unmanned aerial system group in South Korea to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions on the Korean Peninsula. Army’s 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade will oversee the Gray Eagle UAS unit at Kunsan air base, U.S. Forces Korea said Sunday. Stars and Stripes reported …

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FAA Issues Updated List of Potential UAS Sighting Reports

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an updated list of potential encounters of air traffic controllers, pilots and law enforcement personnel with unmanned aerial systems from February to September 2016. FAA said in a news release published Thursday it received 1,274 reports of possible UAS sightings between February and September …

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Naval Station Mayport to Be MQ-4C Triton’s East Coast Base

The U.S. Navy has chosen Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida, as the East Coast Forward Operating Base for the Northrop Grumman-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The military service said Wednesday NS Mayport will serve as a permanent duty station of approximately 400 MQ-4C Triton UAS personnel as well as support the …

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Marines Test New Small Unmanned Aerial ISR Platform

The U.S. Marine Corps‘ Task Force Southwest has demonstrated a new small unmanned aerial system designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions during a flight test held at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The Instant Eye UAS works to capture imagery of battlespaces, perform reconnaissance and conduct airstrikes on selected targets, …

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GAO: Air Force, Army Should Modify Human Capital Planning Strategies to Address UAS Pilot Shortage

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army modify the service branches’ respective human capital planning strategies to address unmanned aerial system pilot shortages and training shortfalls. GAO said in a report published Tuesday both service branches should also evaluate workforce mixes for UAS pilot positions as …

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Air Force, Ohio Plan Joint Investment in UAS Research Equipment

The U.S. Air Force and the state of Ohio plan to deploy research equipment worth $5 million at Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport in a bid to secure Federal Aviation Administration approval for unmanned aircraft use beyond a pilot’s line of sight, Springfield News-Sun reported Thursday. Allison Wichie writes Art Huber, director of operations at …

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