Air Platforms

US Marine Corps seeking new medium, long-range tactical UAS platforms

04 March 2020

The US Marine Corps is seeking industry proposals to develop new medium- and long-range unmanned intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft, specifically designed to be fielded and deployed at the small unit level, according to technical specifications in the programme solicitation.

Officials from the Navy and Marine Corps Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office (PMA-263), under the Program Executive Officer, Strike Weapons and Unmanned Aviation (PEO U/W) at Patuxent River, Maryland, issued a pair of requests for information (RFIs) on 27 February: one for a medium-range and medium-endurance (MR/ME) tactical UAS, and a long-range, long-endurance (LR/LE) version of the proposed platform.

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