Sierra Nevada Completes Second UAV Sensor Demo; Greg Cox Comments

NavyTritonSierra Nevada Corp. has completed the second flight demonstration of a sense-and-avoid radar sensor designed for unmanned aerial vehicles under a program with the Air Force Research Laboratory.

The Airborne Sense and Avoid sensor intends to support the branch’s Multi-Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid program, SNC said Monday.

According to the company, ABSAA detected and tracked airborne intruders within a one-minute avoidance time.

Greg Cox, corporate vice president for SNC’s communication, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management business area, said the company designed the sensor with the goal of helping address multiple types of UAV installation challenges.

SNC has more than 50 years of experience in radar innovation and technology in the aerospace industry.

 

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