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Low Signature Optical Guidance of Low Collateral Munitions

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Special Operations Command
Contract: H9240519C0024
Agency Tracking Number: S2-0507
Amount: $2,469,656.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: SOCOM061-008
Solicitation Number: 06.1
Solicitation Year: 2006
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-09-20
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2021-09-20
Small Business Information
145 Overhill Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
United States
DUNS: 040707460
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Yes
Principal Investigator
 Sean Treadway
 Principal Investigator
 (704) 799-6944
Business Contact
 Tracy Williams
Phone: (405) 410-6552
Research Institution

At present, there are no solutions for equipping Class 1 and 2 unmanned aerial system (UAS) platforms with weapons systems that provide the capability for opportunistic engagement of high value targets (HVT). Munitions deployed on larger UAS, and other fixed-wing SOCOM assets, greatly exceed the payload capacity of Class 1 and 2 UAS assets currently in use for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) tasks. To address the risks and employment limitations of existing munitions, Corvid proposes development of the Tactical Armament for Loitering OperatioN (TALON) system, which is a compact payload/projectile delivery system that can be quickly integrated on multiple types and sizes of manned and unmanned aircraft. Delivering lethal kinetic energy hit-to-kill (HTK) projectiles with high precision, the TALON systems can radically mitigate the collateral damage and friendly fire risk.

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