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Drone Aviation Gets Additional DoD Tactical Aerostat Order

Drone Aviation will provide an additional tactical aerostat system and operator training support to the Defense Department under a potential $1.7 million contract. The company said Monday it expects to deliver the multimission Winch Aerostat Small Platform to DoD by the end of the third quarter. The order also covers multifrequency and multiwaveform …

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Drone Aviation to Build More Aerostat Systems for DoD Client

Drone Aviation has received a potential $800,000 order from an unspecified Defense Department client to supply additional units of an updated tactical aerostat platform designed to aid intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Winch Aerostat Small Platform will support the DoD customer’s use of communications, daylight and thermal payload capacities, …

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Drone Aviation Installs ISR Equipment on DoD’s Tactical Airship Platform

Drone Aviation has integrated government-furnished intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment onto a company-built tactical airship platform as part of a $346,000 contract from the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday it added communications and optical sensor systems to the Winch Aerostat Small Platform in an effort to increase the platform’s flexibility to perform missions and address ISR support requirements. WASP is …

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Drone Aviation, Infor Launch UAS-Based Asset Mgmt Tech Offering; Wayne Bobby Comments

Infor has partnered with Drone Aviation to develop an unmanned aerial system-based enterprise platform designed to help public and private sector customers manage assets. The Drone Enterprise Asset Management Solution integrates Drone Aviation’s tethered drone technologies with Infor’s enterprise asset management system for organizations to inspect buildings, power stations, railways and other assets, Drone Aviation said …

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Drone Aviation to Integrate Communications Sensor in DoD Tactical Aerostats

Drone Aviation has received a $200,000 contract to integrate communications sensors into the Defense Department‘s tactical aerostats in an effort to extend range and support for reconnaissance missions. The sensors are built to help the Winch Aerostat Small Platform provide users communication payloads and additional ISR functions such as voice and data network range extensions and reconnaissance services, the …

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Drone Aviation Lands Subcontract for Sensor Suite Integration on DoD-Owned WASP Tactical Aerostats

Drone Aviation has received a $125,000 subcontract from a Defense Department contractor for equipment and engineering services and work to integrate sensor suite for aerial applications on a DoD-operated fleet of tactical aerostats. Drone Aviation said Thursday it will integrate contractor-produced sensors onto the Winch Aerostat Small Platform tactical aerostats that support U.S. Army soldier training operations …

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Drone Aviation Unveils New Heavy-Lift Tethered Drone; Jay Nussbaum Comments

Drone Aviation has launched a new heavy-lift, higher-altitude tethered unmanned aerial system designed for persistent military operations. The Bolt coaxial tethered helicopter is part of Drone Aviation’s portfolio of drones and is set for exhibit at ADS‘ Warrior Expo East this week at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, Drone Aviation said Wednesday. Jay …

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Drone Aviation Demos Tethered UAS in Nighttime Flight Test; Jay Nussbaum Comments

Drone Aviation has concluded a nighttime flight test of its commercial tethered unmanned aircraft system under approval by the Federal Aviation Administration. The company collaborated with The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech and Aviation Systems Engineering Company for the WATT-300 flight test, Drone Aviation said Wednesday. Jay Nussbaum, chairman of Drone Aviation, said the WATT-300 …

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Drone Aviation to Support DoD Aerostat Systems Updates Under BAE Subcontract

Drone Aviation has secured a $194,000 contract from BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary to support update work on the Defense Department‘s fleet of Winch Aerostat Small Platform tactical aerostat systems. Drone Aviation said Wednesday this subcontract from BAE Systems Inc. builds on a previous DoD contract awarded to Drone Aviation in early March for a series of second-generation WASP systems. …

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