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Camp Shelby looks to future in cyberspace, drones

As Camp Shelby’s role as the National Guard’s largest mobilization center is winding down, its leaders are focusing now on a future in cyberspace and drones for the facility. Camp Shelby will be in the center of a research project just getting under way that will bring together the Army, Navy, Air Force and Department of Homeland Security to figure ...

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Hinds Eagles take to the skies with UAV training

It may be an overcast morning with lurking thunderstorms but that doesn’t stop a handful of young Hinds Community College aviators from crowding outside an aircraft hangar at the John Bell Williams Airport in Bolton. They are student pilots but today their feet will never leave the ground. The small airfield has been literally buzzing with excitement since last summer ...

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Northrop completes first drone fuselage for Navy

MOSS POINT — Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has completed work in Moss Point on the first drone fuselage for the Navy, part of a multibillion-dollar contract. The Broad Area Maritime Surveillance program (BAMS) is the Navy’s version of the Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk drone. Navy officials have said the unmanned drones will use one-tenth of the fuel and 25 ...

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