Counter UAS threats continue to originate from a wide variety (and ever-multiplying) range of entities from state-sponsored groups and terrorist movements to criminal elements. As these groups exercise increasing sophistication in their use of advanced UAS technology, the military and federal government are pressured to keep “ahead of the game” in protecting bases, warfighters and critical infrastructures with limited resources. Learn from top industry and military experts about the challenges they face and how working together they plan to forge ahead on a fast track into the expanding future
This document reflects an estimate of drone-related procurement, research and development (RDT&E), and military construction in the FY 2019 budget request. Learn more about the:
- $1.05 billion funding for counter-drone systems and why it continues to rise
- $9.39 billion to be invested in drone-related procurement, research and development, and construction funding
- New research programs that address autonomy and artificial intelligence such as Project Maven, an artificial intelligence program that has grown by 81 percent to over $100 million.
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