The ScanEagle is a reconnaissance drone launched by catapult that costs over $3 million.
The new drone application comes with the Pentagon sharply increasing its unmanned-system funding and testing.
The service on Tuesday announced the criteria for the medal, called the RCECM.
The Army is looking to integrate counter-drone capabilities into existing Patriot systems.
The drone is part of the Air Force’s Low-Cost Attritable Strike Demonstration program.
The new policy removes some flight restrictions on drone pilots, among others.
Air Force Col. Stephen Jones admits that having emotional ties to a drone may seem a bit strange to an outsider.
The Marine Corps is experimenting with new options for its unmanned, squad prototype vehicle.
Marine Corps leaders are looking to self-driving ships that will keep the enemy guessing.
Textron Systems is working with the Navy to turn a mine-sweeping unmanned surface vessel into a mine-hunting craft.