AeroVironment, Inc. has been awarded a $5 million contract to develop a Stealthy, Persistent, Perch and Stare Air Vehicle System (SP2S) under a DARPA program. This small, stealthy UAV will be designed for close-range surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The basic platform will also combine the mission-adaptable perch-and-stare observation modes. DARPA has already received five early model SP2S vehicles used for initial military user evaluation (LTE). In the current phase, 10 additional systems will be delivered.
Washington DC | Postponed (Date TBD)