Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Weekly Alert -- May 26, 2015

Coverage of the UCLASS system plus more. Read the Alert

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Mabus: UCLASS Will Act As Bridge To Autonomous Strike Fighter

The Navy envisions the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike system as a bridge to its autonomous strike fighter, according to service Secretary Ray Mabus.

Navy Intelligence Director: Pentagon Can't Afford To Delay On UCLASS

As the Navy awaits the results of a Pentagon-led portfolio review of its Unmanned Carrier Launched Surveillance and Strike program, the chief of naval intelligence expressed concern last week about "losing ground" on unmanned naval aviation.

China's Air Force Grows Tanker Fleet, Eyes AWACS-Killer Missile

China's air force notched modernization improvements over the last year, including adding new aerial-refueling aircraft to its fleet and possibly developing a new air-to-air missile designed to strike airborne warning and control systems (AWACS) and tanker aircraft, while laying plans to develop an inventory of more than 41,000 unmanned aerial vehicles.

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