UAV Collision With C-130 Bolsters Case For Sense-And-Avoid Systems

A ground-based sense-and-avoid system being prototyped by the U.S. Army would have prevented the mid-air collision of a C-130 Hercules airlifter with RQ-7 Shadow unmanned aircraft at a forward operation base in eastern Afghanistan on Aug. 15, a service official says. “Had we been operational with...

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