Tag Archives: WASP

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 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 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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Drone Aviation to Provide 2nd-Gen Aerostat Systems to DoD; Jay Nussbaum Comments

Drone Aviation has landed a $780,000 contract to provide the second generation of its tactical aerostat systems to the Defense Department. The company said Monday DoD is its first customer for the upgraded Winch Aerostat Small Platform aerostat system. WASP works to capture day/night video and provide an extended wireless communication range. Drone …

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Drone Aviation to Provide L-3 Comm Package for BAE’s Aerostat Upgrade Contract

BAE Systems has selected Drone Aviation Corp. to provide parts and services for the upgrade of two Winch Aerostat Small Platform systems of the U.S. Army‘s Space and Missile Defense Command Battle Lab. DAC said Wednesday it will also work with L-3 Communications subsidiary L-3 Communication Systems-West to integrate the new WASP electro-optical and infrared …

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Drone Aviation to Provide Aerostat Equipment to Army; Felicia Hess Comments

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. will provide the U.S. Army with aerostat-related equipment for the service’s Blimp in a Box systems to support mobile communications and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance operations. The company said Tuesday the contract includes provisions for “lighter-than-air” helium-based aerial assets, which the Defense Department, Transportation Department and some state and local law enforcement …

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Hackers Take to the Skies

Researchers Richard Perkins and Mike Tassey unveiled a new drone that takes cyber snooping to new heights — literally. During this week’s Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas, the two security consultants for Wall Street presented their remote-controlled spy plane, which can steal information from vulnerable Wi-Fi networks, initiate …

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