U.S. Army Must Address Growing UAS Threat, General Says

A small unmanned aerial system operates as part of a Joint Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office event in April at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.
Credit: U.S. Army
The proliferation of small, cheap unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is an emergent threat that the U.S. Army needs to address, the service’s top general says. U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConnville said UAS are akin to the spread of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the early years of...

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