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Enabling Arctic Operations with Small Uncrewed Aerial System Optimized for Cold Weather Environments

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8649-23-P-1132
Agency Tracking Number: FX224-OCSO1-0156
Amount: $1,249,285.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: X224-OCSO1
Solicitation Number: X22.4
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2022
Award Year: 2023
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2023-09-25
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2025-03-26
Small Business Information
2319 Blanton Drive
San Antonio, TX 78209-2249
United States
DUNS: 118318587
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Bart Gallet
 (301) 706-6784
 bgallet@darkhive.ai
Business Contact
 Steven Turner
Phone: (410) 371-1064
Email: sturner@darkhive.ai
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

To date, cold and harsh weather environments have proven challenging for all UAS. Strong winds, low-feature terrain, and temperatures below freezing significantly impact endurance, survivability, and navigation of small platforms in winter environments.  

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