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
(703) 369-3633
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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