updated Blue sUAS listThe Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment  (OUSD(A&S)) published an updated Blue sUAS list this week.

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The update adds four new models to the Blue sUAS list, representing “the first companies that have passed the vetting required for onboarding policy-compliant, commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) into the Department of Defense (DoD),” as part of the DIU’s Blue sUAS 2.0 project.

The first approved drones to be added to the DIU “Blue UAS Cleared List” are:

“Systems added to this list do not require a DoD exception to policy to procure or operate as they have undergone a cyber-security evaluation, an NDAA compliance check, and were issued the necessary administrative documentation,” says the DIU announcement.

Addition to the Blue sUAS list is more than just a seal of approval.  Since the General Services Administration (GSA) announced that…


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