US Army requests expeditionary and mobile systems to counter ‘low, slow, and small’ UASs

February 15, 2018 10:16 am janes.com
US Army requests expeditionary and mobile systems to counter ‘low, slow, and small’ UASs

The US Army is looking to rapidly deploy two new systems to protect its forces against ‘low, slow, and small’ unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), the service disclosed on 14 February. An Islamic State ‘drone’ records the moment of detonation of a vehicle-borne IED in Iraq. With such small UAVs being increasingly used for reconnaissance, surveillance, and for attack, the US Army is seeking the urgent fielding of systems that can…

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