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Anti-Drone Technology Provides Key Piece to Security Puzzle; Jim O’Neill Comments

From the drone that crashed into a San Diego Padres baseball game earlier this year and nearly hit several fans, to the drone that invaded the lawn of the White House, it is clear that there is commercial viability for options that can prevent unwanted drone trespassing, as well as a need for legislation …

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Navy Secretary Nominee Spencer Downplays 355-Ship Fleet, Touts Unmanned Systems

Navy Secretary nominee Richard  Spencer downplayed President Donald Trump’s proposal of a 355-ship fleet, up from the current 276 number, while emphasizing that capability of weapons systems are paramount, Breaking Defense reported. The Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson has assessed that the Navy requires 355 ships, and he issued a …

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Fmr. Air Force Intel Chief Urges Rehaul of DoD Drone Program

The former Air Force deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Lt. Gen. David Deptula has a new report that offers the Defense Department suggestions as it writes a 25-year plan for unmanned aircraft. The U.S. military needs to overhaul the way it is buying and managing drones, …

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Weatherington: DoD Has Made ‘Huge Leap’ Forward in Unmanned Systems

The Department of Defense has made “a huge leap” forward in unmanned systems in five years, said Dyke Weatherington, currently performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (OUSD) (AT&L.) Speaking at the Potomac Officers …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speakers for the Unmanned Systems Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized the panel of speakers for the Unmanned Systems Forum. As the use of military UAVs and commercial drones become more ubiquitous, innovative new uses of the technology have emerged. The military …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Opportunities in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace

Weekly Roundup May 29 – June 2 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Unmanned systems are starting to be more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. While they’ve been in use in the defense industry for decades, increased attention from …

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Navy Debuts Drone-Based Mine Detection

Researchers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) are using drones to detect submerged and buried mines using a system sponsored by the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) TechSolutions program. Designed to safely remove explosive ordinance in both coastal surf and shallow-water, the Mine Warfare Rapid Assessment Capability system (MIW …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Panelist Jean-Charles Ledé to the Unmanned Systems Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jean-Charles Ledé to the list of panelists for the Unmanned Systems Forum. As the use of military UAVs and commercial drones become more ubiquitous, innovative new uses of the technology have emerged. The …

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Retired Army Lt. Gen. Charles Cleveland Joins Roboteam Board

Charles Cleveland, former commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Special Operations Command, has joined Roboteam‘s board of directors. The retired Army lieutenant general will advise Roboteam leadership on efforts to develop unmanned ground vehicles that will support warfighter missions, the company said Tuesday. “Cleveland’s extensive experience with military strategy and Special Operations will …

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Intel Eyes UAS Market With Obstacle Avoidance Tech Offering, Industry Advisory Roles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2016 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has developed obstacle avoidance technology for unmanned aircraft systems in support of its efforts to expand into the UAS market, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. UAS Magazine reported Monday its RealSense sensor package offering and the new advisory roles of company executives such as CEO Brian …

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