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DARPA calling for AI ‘reinforcements’ to bolster US air combat capability

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DARPA released a Broad Agency Announcement on Monday for its new Artificial Intelligence Reinforcements (AIR) program.

DOD estimates Ukraine ‘successfully engaged' at least 50% of Iranian drones deployed by Russia

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Russia has bought Iranian-made drones that it's using to attack Ukraine.

Army acquisition chief sees autonomy, system hardening as key to overcoming comms challenges in future drone wars

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The official says developing hardened platforms with greater autonomy will be critical as drones and counter-drone systems become more ubiquitous.

US more than doubling its commitment of Phoenix Ghost kamikaze drones to Ukraine

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The United States has committed to sending an additional 1,100 Phoenix Ghost loitering munitions to Ukraine as part of a new $400 million security assistance package.

'War of the robots' — how the race to acquire drones is shaping the Ukraine-Russia conflict

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The nation that can best ramp up production and field these types of platforms in large numbers will have an edge as the war evolves.

US Missile Defense Review includes new focus on kamikaze drones, other UAS threats

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The new MDR departs from previous iterations of the U.S. strategy document in highlighting the threat posed by unmanned aerial systems.

Navy secretary touts cloud as key for unmanned system ops

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The cloud is a high priority for Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro as the sea service moves forward with developing and fielding unmanned platforms.

New Army white paper lays out vision for high-tech force in 2030

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The "Army of 2030" vision highlights key technologies and other priorities for making the service a more “data centric" force.

Pentagon's list of Chinese military-linked companies operating in the U.S. grows

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The world’s biggest consumer drone-maker DJI is among more than a dozen Chinese companies the DOD spotlighted this week.