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Weekly Alert -- September 16, 2014

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Air Force Developing Long-Term Strategy For Small Unmanned Aircraft

The Air Force's remotely piloted aircraft capabilities division is developing a long-term strategy to guide the development of small unmanned aircraft systems and the team is looking to academia and industry for input, according to the head of that office.

Air Force Would Place Retired Predators In Non-Recoverable Storage

As the Air Force prepares for the eventual retirement of the legacy MQ-1 Predator aircraft, plans are firming on what to do with those airframes once they are removed from operation.

Air Force Keeps Long-Endurance Orion RPA Program Alive After Test Success

The Air Force wants to save its long-endurance Orion Remotely Piloted Aircraft program from termination following a successful series of flight tests that concluded in August.

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