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Weekly Alert -- November 24, 2015

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Girrier: Navy kicked off unmanned systems rapid prototyping process

The Navy recently kicked off its rapid prototyping process for unmanned vehicles that will begin with the fiscal year 2017 budget, according to a service official.

House authorizers eye autonomous systems

As the Pentagon continues to examine autonomy and the role of manned-unmanned teaming, the House Armed Services emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee heard from service leaders today on concerns and challenges associated with the new technology.

Army receives approval to fund new block of sense-and-avoid system

The Army has received approval from service leadership to fund block 2 of its ground-based, sense-and-avoid system -- which enables unmanned aircraft systems to fly without a visual observer -- in fiscal year 2017 through 2019, according to officials spearheading the effort.

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