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Mitre Names Winners of Counter-UAS Challenge

MITRELogoTYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2016 — Mitre has named Van Cleve & Associates and Open Works Engineering as the winners of its competition to test new systems that work to detect and counter small drones that could potentially pose a threat, GovCon Executive reported Friday.

The nonprofit organization said Thursday Van Cleeve’s DroneRANGER won the awards for best detection and determination system and best end-to-end system for a total prize of $80, 000 while Open Works’ SkyWall 100 won the $20, 000 award for best interdiction system at the Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge.

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