The Naval Surface Warfare Center sees additive manufacturing as a way to deliver "just-in-time" parts, at a much lower cost than current methods.
The autonomous UUV, weighing less than 15 pounds, is capable of a variety of missions, including operating in swarms.
AFRL puts out a call for technologies to improve targeting via new electro-optical sensors for ISR and situation awareness.
Two studies point out that cyber activities and a changing threat landscape are having an impact on how the service approaches operations in air and space.
The small, rail-launched ISR drones are used by the Navy and Marines for ISR, and have shown potential for domestic use.
The system will look for systemic threat issues, whether they occur intentionally or accidentally.
The proliferation of small systems present a threat, but also an opportunity, the service says in a recently released 20-year plan for small UAS.
The Air Force released a request for information for Pathfinder 3, which is intended to provide the warfighter flexible access to commercial and military satellite capability.