The MQ-4C Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) is a key component of the Navy's future Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force.
What does BAMS stand for?
BAMS stands for Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (US Navy)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Similarly, 2025 may see P-8A Poseidon aircraft or unmanned broad area maritime surveillance aerial vehicles periodically deploy to the Philippines or Thailand to help those nations with maritime domain awareness.
The Navy expected to save time and money on Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) by using Air Force's Global Hawk airframe, and payloads and subsystems from other programs.
The Poseidon is designed to operate in conjunction with the broad area maritime surveillance unmanned aerial vehicle and assist in providing maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
Among the programs likely to get pushed to the right are unmanned aircraft development programs such as the J-UCAS combat drone and the broad area maritime surveillance aircraft.