A Project of the Center for Strategic and International Studies
Author: Andrew Metrick
Andrew Metrick is an associate fellow with the International Security Program at CSIS. His work has covered a broad range of issues, including U.S. ground forces, emerging technologies, and unmanned systems.
The conventional wisdom is that existing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are not capable of operating in contested environments. However, new thinking can enable the use of existing UAS to support operations in such environments.