Clandestine UAV for Precise Deployment of Communication/Sensor Packages

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$749,371.00
Award Year:
2001
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
DAAH0101CR173
Agency Tracking Number:
00SB1-0065
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES CORP.
9950 Wakeman Drive, Manassas, VA, 20110
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
604717165
Principal Investigator
 John Langford
 President/PI
 (703) 369-3633
 jsl@hiflight.com
Business Contact
 Kristine Miller
Phone: (703) 369-3633
Email: ktm@hiflight.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In its 1999 SBIR solicitation, DARPA requested ideas for a Clandestine UAQ (CUAV) that could covertly deliver small packages in advance of military operations. Aurora Flight Sciences was awarded a Phase I contract in May 2000. During Phase I Aurora has(1) performed a range of trade studies and selected a unique vertical takeoff and landing UAV configuration, (2) developed optical guidance strategies that use

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