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  • AUDS Team's Counter-UAV System Obtains Tech Readiness Level 9 Status - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AUDS Team’s Counter-UAV System Obtains Tech Readiness Level 9 Status

    A counter-unmanned aerial vehicle defense system from a team of three U.K.-based technology companies has achieved technology readiness level 9 status after the platform’s deployment with U.S. forces. The AUDS was built by Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics and Enterprise Control Systems and designed to detect, track and disrupt drones six miles away within eight to 15 seconds, Blighter […] More

  • Liteye Systems to Provide Technology for FAA's Airport Drone Detection Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Liteye Systems to Provide Technology for FAA’s Airport Drone Detection Tests

    The Federal Aviation Administration has chosen Liteye Systems to provide a counter unmanned aerial vehicle technology for evaluation at domestic airports as part of the agency’s Pathfinder Program. FAA and Liteye signed a cooperative agreement to test the Anti-UAV Defense System developed by British companies Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics and Enterprise Control Systems, Blighter said Tuesday. Liteye acts as the North American manufacturing […] More

  • FAA Partners With 3 Firms to Test Drone Detection Tools; Marke Gibson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FAA Partners With 3 Firms to Test Drone Detection Tools; Marke Gibson Comments

    The Federal Aviation Administration has teamed up with Sensofusion, Gryphon Sensors and Liteye Systems to perform research and develop platforms that work to detect and track unmanned aerial systems near airports as part of the Pathfinder program. FAA said Monday the initiative aims to detect unauthorized operations of drones at airports and facilitate the integration of UAS […] More

  • Liteye-Unmanned Experts Team Unveils 'Powered by DRS' Thermal Imaging UAV Payload - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Liteye-Unmanned Experts Team Unveils ‘Powered by DRS’ Thermal Imaging UAV Payload

    Liteye Systems and Unmanned Experts have partnered to deliver a thermal imaging payload for unmanned aerial vehicles that features DRS Technologies‘ Tamarisk thermal camera core. The companies said Tuesday the Aquila Micro payload has a “Powered by DRS” accreditation and includes a built-in automatic shutter, DRS’ Image Contrast Enhancement tool and three athermalized, all-weather lens options. Aquila Micro is already available for shipping, the […] More

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