Tag Archives: UAS

Berry Aviation Forms UAS Research Group; Stan Finch Quoted

Stan Finch President Berry Aviation

San Marcos, Texas-based Berry Aviation has opened a new division in Stillwater, Oklahoma, that is focused on conducting research into unmanned aerial systems to support the Department of Defense in the areas of propulsion, navigation and acoustic improvements. The company’s newly created autonomous and unmanned aviation division has hired additional engineers to support work related to UAS and counter-UAS activities.

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AeroVironment Offers New Antenna Kit to Expand C2 Range of UAS

ERA kit AeroVironment

AeroVironment has unveiled a new lightweight antenna add-on kit designed to expand the command-and-control range of unmanned aircraft systems to provide operators with increased operational capabilities. The company said Thursday its new Extended Range Antenna comes in a small scale in terms of size, weight and power and produces a narrowed beam width that extends C2 coverage by a maximum of 24.9 miles.

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John Mengucci: CACI Adapts Sensor Tech to Support Western US Firefighting Missions

John Mengucci President and CEO CACI

CACI International has been selected to provide electro-optical/infrared sensors to aid firefighters in their wildfire response efforts in the western U.S. “CACI recently acquired this technology from Ascent Vision Technologies to deliver new UAS and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to its customers,” said John Mengucci, president and CEO of CACI and a 2020 Wash100 awardee.

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