Tag Archives: unmanned aerial system

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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Small UAS Tech Supports Training Exercises at Fort Irwin

The National Training Center at Fort Irwin currently holds training exercises to evaluate a small unmanned aerial vehicle that will work to gather intelligence on adversaries for cyber operators and military intelligence personnel. The U.S. Army Cyber Command said Friday Maj. Deonand Singh, operations officer for the 781st military intelligence battalion at Fort Meade, noted that the …

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Army to Continue Test on UAV Sense and Avoid System in Fall

U.S. Army developers for an unmanned aerial vehicle Ground Based Sense and Avoid system have scheduled a fall return to the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah for the final stage of its last system test. The Army said May 10 that John Innes, program test lead, indicated that the GBSAA is the first system to meet …

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