Congressional auditors are doubling down on calls for the U.S. Air Force and Army simply to implement their own so-called open-systems architecture policies when it comes to unmanned aircraft systems, according to a July 31 report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The review is the latest in a more-than-decade-long reporting effort by GAO to dissuade the military’s and industry from acquiring and providing proprietary systems “that limit opportunities for competition and ...

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