The drone swarming technology the Pentagon is seeking
as part of its Third Offset effort took a “large step forward just this
week,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday.
NATO allies this week committed to new large-scale
deployments to Eastern Europe to counter Russian threats, including
United Kingdom fighter jets and US combat brigades.
The Air Force has tasked the Pentagon’s Defense
Innovation Unit Experimental in Silicon Valley to work with industry to
figure out new ways to control small unmanned aerial systems.
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