Contractors are not waiting for Pentagon guidance for Pacific ISR collection mission
With fewer dollars available for new programs, the Pentagon is at a pivot point for its multibillion air- and spaceborne intelligence collection portfolio. The focus is shifting away from aircraft prevalent in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq where allies control the skies, such as the Reaper unmanned vehicle, King Air 350 and airships. Planners are now wrestling with how to spy across the vast distances of the Pacific region and well into denied airspace to support President Barack ...
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