Items Tagged with 'UAS'



The Last Drone Standing: First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge

The First Responder Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Endurance Challenge addressed the obstacle of extending the flight time for drones that carry heavy payloads.  Forty-three teams entered the competition, of which five final competitors spent a total of 14 months designing and building lightweight drones. 

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AeroVironment Receives $21 Million Initial Contract Option for Raven Radio Frequency Modifications

AeroVironment, Inc. announced the U.S. Army exercised the first of three options under the sole source Flight Control Systems (FCS) domain of the Army’s multi-year small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) contract, valued at $21,058,643 and includes avionics and data link upgrade packages to modify radio frequencies employed by the Army’s existing fleet of Raven® tactical UAS.

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