Sun, May 20, 2012
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be thought-provoking.
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Companies that can create and manufacture modular, multi-mission, SWaP-efficient UAS sensors and subsystems will remain competitive... Small UAS companies will need partnerships with larger companies, exposure to DoD contracts, or unique technologies to survive until the FAA irons out rules and regulations for UAS operation in the NAS."
Source: Frost & Sullivan Senior Industry Analyst Michael Blades, in comments .associated with a report that the unmanned aerial systems (UASs) market accounted for $5.25 billion of the US Department of Defense's (DoD's) budget in 2010, with the Air Force emerging as the highest spender among all U.S. military services.
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