Tagged: unmanned

The Future of Unmanned Vehicles: The DOD Roadmap

In an attempt to describe how unmanned systems are vital to the defense of the nation, the Department of Defense (DOD) has released a report on the importance of developing enhanced unmanned systems. This report, called the “Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap“, maps fiscal years 2013-2038 and discusses the unique challenges...

Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the National Airspace System

On November 7, 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a roadmap intended to facilitate the smooth integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS). This integration would provide an abundance of new opportunities and uses for UAS while reducing safety risks and current operating costs...

New Homeland Security Digital Library Featured Topic: Unmanned Systems (UxS)

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is proud to announce the creation of a new Featured Topic site. Entitled,“Unmanned Systems (UxS)”, this will encompass not only Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), but terrestrial, waterborne, and submersible robotic vehicles as well. This new collection includes the following sections: “Articles”; “Congressional Research Service...