Quadcopters Compete For U.S. Army Drone Requirement

On June 30, Parrot unveiled the commercial Anafi USA drone, which is based on its development of a quadcopter for the U.S. Army.
Credit: Parrot
The U.S. Army is testing two quadcopters at Fort Benning, Georgia, with the aim of selecting one later this year as its Short-Range Reconnaissance (SSR) drone. Following the award of prototype agreements to six vendors in April 2019, the Army has completed two “limited objective experiments” to...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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