Anti-Terrorism - Detection, Indications, and Warnings
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
The need for a ship-launched tactical reconnaissance mini UAV is presented, to support fleet/force protection and perimeter defense goals. A cohort of such vehicles could gather situational awareness data to provide early detection and indication ofassymetric threats on a round-the-clock basis. A low-observable, highly survivable platform design is presented. Aero, propulsion, structures, nav/comm/controls, payload integration issues are addressed. Manual, semi-autonomous and autonomous flightcapability is described. A detailed Phase I work plan is presented. Plans for Future Phase II efforts are presented. Low and medium altitude reconnaissance, litotral area reconnaissance, pipeline inspection, mine sweeping, commercial shippingprotection, wildfire monitoring
Small Business Information at Submission:
KALSCOTT ENGINEERING, INC.
104 Walker Pl. Lawrence, KS 66049
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