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Weekly Alert -- June 30, 2015

Coverage of the Navy's LDUUV program, an Air Force Scientific Advisory Board study on UAVs and more. Read the Alert

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Navy Anticipates Releasing LDUUV Draft Request For Proposals In August

The Navy anticipates releasing a draft request for proposals for the Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle in August, which is two months later than originally planned, according to a service document.

Scientific Advisory Board Study Identified Survivable UAV Modifications

An Air Force Scientific Advisory Board study of unmanned aerial vehicle utility identified near-term opportunities to make existing UAVs more survivable in contested airspace.

DOD No. 2 Outlines Challenges To 'Reconstitute Aerospace Capabilities'

The Pentagon's No. 2 official -- citing concern about reductions of key Air Force combat units since 2001 -- outlined a broad framework to reconstitute aerospace capabilities that calls for new thinking about prevailing in an "era of guided-munitions parity" and integrating increasingly capable autonomous unmanned capabilities into the service.

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