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DoD Invests $84M in Seven Companies to Strengthen Industrial Base Capabilities

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The Department of Defense has signed $84.4M in agreements with seven companies under the Defense Production Act Title III to retain employees and strengthen domestic industrial base capabilities in small unmanned aerial systems, shipbuilding and space technology sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NJ, Virginia Police to Use Lockheed-Built Small UAS for Search & Rescue Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2017 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Indago small unmanned aircraft system will be deployed by law enforcement agencies in New Jersey and Virginia to support search-and-rescue operations for people with special needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday the New Jersey and Virginia sheriff’s offices plan to pair …

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Mitre Names Winners of Counter-UAS Challenge

TYSONS 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 …

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Raytheon Creates UAS Directorate to Support Small UAS Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has formed a new unit within its advanced missile systems organization to consolidate and boost the production of its Coyote and Silver Fox small unmanned aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the UAS directorate will be based in Arizona and aims …

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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary Outfits ScanEagle UAS With Maritime ISR Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has worked with industry partners to equip Insitu’s ScanEagle and other small unmanned aircraft systems with maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Sentient Vision Systems provided software to run the Visual Detection and Ranging system, which Hood …

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