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In the future, unmanned aerial systems will hold even more utility as they become faster, stealthier and more autonomous, experts said.
Prime contractors prepare to compete for the JSTARS recapitalization program.The next version of the aircraft will have a smaller airframe, along with updated radar, communications and battle management suites.
The Coast Guard has laid out an ambitious modernization and recapitalization plan for its future fleet of cutters and aircraft, but experts and government watchdogs have thrown cold water on it.

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