HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (April 16, 2013) - The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) and the Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Management Office (PM UAS) will explore opportunities for collaboration to promote the development of the next generation of unmanned aircraft systems.

A memorandum of understanding was signed on Tuesday, April 16, by UAH President Dr. Robert Altenkirch and U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Manager Col. Timothy R. Baxter.

The agreement is intended to further the education of future American engineers, scientists and other professionals. PM UAS and UAH will work together to explore opportunities to support the development of courses at the graduate and undergraduate level as well as research in the field of unmanned aircraft.

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