The U.S. Navy should decide what it needs its planned carrier-based UAV to do before it spends a great deal more money on the program, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). “Since our last review in September 2013, the intended mission and required capabilities of the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (Uclass) system have come into question,” GAO notes in a new report. “Ongoing debate about whether the primary ...

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