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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 400 WASHINGTON, DC 20310-0400 Reno FENTON OF Oct 23 23 DAMO-OD-A MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION SUBJECT: Interim Guidance for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Facilities and Operations In and Around Army Airfields (AAF) in the National Airspace System (NAS) 1, References: a. AR 95-23, Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Regulations, 7 August 2006. b. AR 95-2, Air Traffic Control, Airspace, Airfields, Flight Activities, and Navigational Aids, 10 August 1990, c. AR 95-1, Flight Regulations, 3 February 2006. d. FM 3-04.303, Air Traffic Services Facility Operations, Training, Maintenance, and Standardization, 3 December 2003. e. FM 3-04.300, Flight Operations Procedures, 26 April 2004, {. UFC 3-260-01, Airfield and Heliport Planning and Design, 19 May 2006. g. DAMO-OD-A, UAS Interim Guidance (enclosed), 2 October 2006, SAB. 2. Reference 1(g) above contains interim guidance and criteria for UAS operations not covered in current ARs, FMs and Unified Facility Criteria (UFC). 3. The enclosed UAS interim guidance applies to the active Army, Army National Guard, and Amy Reserve and will remain in effect until superseded. 4, The Amy G-3/5/7 POC is Mr. Walter Perron, commercial: (703) 806-4410, DSN: 656-4401, email: perronw@belvoir.army.mil. Encl ‘J, LOVELACE joutenant General, GS Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 DAMO-OD-A SUBJECT: Interim Guidance for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Facilities and Operations in and around Army Airfields (AAF) in the National Airspace System (NAS) DISTRIBUTION: ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (INSTALLATIONS AND ENVIRONMENT) HQDA, DCS, G-2 (DAMI-ZA) HQDA, DCS, G-3/5/7 (DAMO-AV/OD/TRIFMICIR/SSP) HQDA, DCS, G-8, (DAPR-FDV) HQDA, ACSIM (DAIM-ZA) U.S. ARMY NATIONAL GUARD READINESS CENTER CHIEF, ARMY RESERVE U.S. ARMY INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT AGENCY U.S. ARMY AVIATION AND MISSILE COMMAND: U.S, ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND U.S. ARMY FORCES COMMAND U.S. ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND U.S, ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND U.S. ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND U.S. ARMY AVIATION WARFIGHTING CENTER U.S. ARMY COMBAT READINESS CENTER U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND CF: UAS JOINT CENTER OF EXCELLENCE U.S. ARMY NORTH U.S. ARMY CENTRAL U.S. ARMY SOUTH, U.S. FORCES KOREA AND EIGHTH ARMY U.S. ARMY EUROPE AND SEVENTH ARMY U.S, ARMY PACIFIC U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND: U.S. ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND PEO AVIATION COMMANDER, USAASD-E DARR, FAA CENTRAL/GREAT LAKES REGIONS DARR, FAA EASTERN/NEW ENGLAND REGIONS DARR, FAA NORTHWEST MOUNTAIN/ALASKAN REGIONS DARR, FAA SOUTHERN REGION DARR, FAA SOUTHWEST REGION DARR, FAA WESTERN-PACFIC REGION Headquarters, United States Army Aeronautical Services Agency 9325 Gunston Road, Building 1466, Suite N319 Fort Belvoir, VA. 22060 INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (UAS) FACILITIES and OPERATIONS IN AND AROUND ARMY AIRFIELDS (AAF) IN THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM (NAS) DAMO-OD-A 2 October 2006