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Ascent AeroSystems to Deliver More Spirit Drones to Dynetics

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Leidos' Dynetics subsidiary has awarded Ascent AeroSystems a follow-on order to manufacture and deliver unmanned aerial systems designed to operate within austere environments. The Spirit UAS has a cylindrical configuration and features a dual payload mount system to allow the integration of various operating concepts such as perch-and-stare capabilities, Ascent said Monday.

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Report: Navy to Test EW Swarm Drones

Report: Navy to Test EW Swarm Drones - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy is working with Northrop Grumman and VX Aerospace to test the use of swarm tactics with electronic warfare drones by fall 2019, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday. The service branch intends to employ small drones to expand the coverage of searches for enemy signal emissions as part of a project dubbed Remedy. VX Aerospace has developed a small unmanned aircraft system designed to fit in munition canisters that would launch from larger aircraft.

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