DARPA Issues RFI on Counter sUAS Technology

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Tactical Technology Office (TTO) requests information on innovative technologies for countering adversary small unmanned air systems (sUAS). Based on the response to this RFI, an invitation to attend a one-day Technology Day may be extended to respondents with relevant sensing and/or neutralizing technology. Continue reading

Insitu Gets $9.8M US Navy ScanEagle Contract

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded a $9,830,523 firm-fixed-price contract to provide unmanned aircraft systems intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance services in support of maritime operations, including operations and maintenance of the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems and real-time electro-optical imagery and infrared imagery.   Continue reading

Volz Servos’ DA 15-N Actuators Achieve 200,000+ Flight Hours in Aerosonde Mk4.7 since 2010

Aerosonde on Launcher

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems division has been utilizing Volz Servos‘ DA 15-N actuators on their Aerosonde Mk4.7 Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) since 2010 supporting US DoD ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) services contracts. Continue reading