PCAS to revolutionise CAS?

Andrew Elwell

Could the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) programme be one of the most revolutionary in military technology development? PCAS is a $82 million DARPA-led programme that aims to demonstrate dramatic capability improvements in close air support (CAS) capabilities by developing a system to allow continuous CAS availability and lethality to Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs). It seeks to give JTACs the ability to utilise munitions from a manned or unmanned platform, potentially putting...
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