Direct links between ground forces/unmanned aircraft will speed targeting and reduce errors
Unmanned aircraft are moving closer to the fight, teaming with manned helicopters and ground troops in a major demonstration planned by the U.S. Army and providing close air support in a program launched by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Both the Army Manned Unmanned Systems Integration Concept (Music) and Darpa's Precision Close Air Support (PCAS) project focus on demonstrating architectures enabling information to be shared between manned/unmanned aircraft so targets ...
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