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US Marines Select Airfence Anti-UAS Mobile Platform

As part of a layered approach to combat the evolving threat from ISIS with the recent rise in attacks from commercially purchased drones, the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab in partnership with Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) has awarded a contract with UAS countermeasure company, Sensofusion, to further develop and leverage its AIRFENCE Mobile capability.

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DARPA Service Academies Swarm Challenge Live-Fly Competition Begins

Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other robots have become increasingly affordable, capable, and available to both the U.S. military and adversaries alike. Enabling UAVs and similar assets to perform useful tasks under human supervision—that is, carrying out swarm tactics in concert with human teammates—holds tremendous promise to extend the advantages U.S. warfighters have in field operations. Continue reading