Tag Archives: V-BAT

Martin UAV Wins Navy Prototype Project; Heath Niemi Quoted

Martin UAV V-Bat

Martin UAV has secured a project to develop an unmanned aerial system with vertical takeoff and landing capability for the U.S. Navy after the company won in a technology demonstration program run by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's AIRWorks division. The Plano, Texas-based unmanned technology maker said Wednesday its V-BAT platform participated in the Mi2 Challenge, where both Martin UAV and L3Harris Technologies were the finalists for the merit-based competition.

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Report: Army Eyes Northrop-Designed VTOL Drone as Potential RQ-7 Replacement

Report: Army Eyes Northrop-Designed VTOL Drone as Potential RQ-7 Replacement - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Army is evaluating a vertical takeoff and landing drone Northrop Grumman designed with MartinUAV as the military service considers replacing its RQ-7 Shadow fleet, C4ISRnet reported Sunday. Both companies developed the V-BAT unmanned aerial system to perform reconnaissance missions without the use of special equipment. A single controller can operate the drone using a …

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