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Dynetics Enters Phase 3 of DARPA’s UAV Aerial Launch & Recovery Program

Dynetics has won a $32.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue developing a system to deploy and recover multiple small unmanned air vehicles from large aircraft. The company will aim to produce and demonstrate an aerial launch-and-recovery system under the third phase of DARPA’s Gremlins program, the Defense …

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DARPA to Use C-130 to Demo ‘Gremlins’ UAS Launch, Retrieval Operations in 2019

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency plans to use a C-130 aircraft to demonstrate in 2019 the launch and recovery of unmanned aircraft systems in mid-air, Fire Aviation reported Thursday. DARPA plans to equip the drones with several payloads designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, signals intelligence and electronic warfare …

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Stratcom’s Kenneth Callicutt, General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson Eye Drone Deployment in Contested Environments

Kenneth Callicutt, director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has said unmanned aircraft vehicles could be deployed in non-permissive environments, operate as part of a network and expand manned aircraft’s “sensor net,” Aviation International News reported Tuesday. Bill Carey writes Callicutt made the remarks Tuesday at the …

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