DoD Wants Innovation to Counter Drone Swarms

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Department of Defense officials are increasingly concerned about the threat of autonomous drone \ swarms across multiple domains and are seeking new technology solutions, ranging from sensors to counter-artificial intelligence systems, to help defeat them.

In a special notice issued Monday, DOD officials outlined plans for an Innovation Outreach Solutions Meeting to be held with industry this summer to identify new tools to help defend against multi- and cross-domain Uncrewed Systems, or UxS, that could attack from the air, sea and both above and below ground.

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