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February 03, 2016
U.S. Army working on universal unmanned aircraft control interface
Washington Feb 1, 2016
The U.S. Army is working to develop a universal control interface for unmanned aircraft systems to let operators fly more than one type using the same controls. Currently, the Army's 15W Soldiers are trained for a singular platform, which includes either the AAI RQ-7 Shadow or the General Atomics MQ-1C Gray Eagle. Training and Doctrine UAS command capability manager Col. Paul Cravey says a universal operator and control interface will be one of the biggest changes to the program. "Once q ... read more

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