was no exception and the unique aspect of UAS exhibited new ones.
We are delighted to be a member of the Navy's VTUAV
team,'' said Ralph D.
is being awarded a $43,781,216 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0059) for the production and delivery of five MQ-8 Firescout vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (VTUAV
) and one ground control station in support of the VTUAV
endurance upgrade rapid deployment capability effort.
During the next several months, the Naval Air Systems Command will be examining various weapons that are considered viable candidates for the VTUAV
The Navy intends to use the Firescout VTUAV
system to support aviation-capable ships and Marines ashore.
The S-434 helicopter is the next iteration of the model 333(TM) helicopter, incorporating many of the design and performance technologies developed on the Fire Scout(TM) VTUAV
(Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle).
In addition to the 300C helicopter, Schweizer manufactures the model 300CBi(TM) and 333(TM) helicopters, the Fire Scout(TM) VTUAV
, the SA 2-37B(TM) and RU-38B(TM) surveillance airplanes, and a wide range of major airframe components under subcontract to the U.
The sensor will be completely self contained with respect to power and communications and only physically attach to the VTUAV
for lowering into or on to the vessel of interest.
could eventuate as a derivative of the Northrop Grumman Sea Scout (one version of which has been selected for the US Army Class IV UAV for its Boeing-led Future Combat System), or a variant of the US Coast Guard's Bell Eagle Eye tilt-rotor vehicle, of which 69 examples are expected to be purchased by that service.
Navy LAMPS helicopter Hawklink, VTUAV
, and Extending of the Littoral Battlefield (ELB) exercise; the U.
Now in development, the aircraft is the next iteration of the Schweizer model 333, incorporating many of the design and performance technologies developed on the Fire Scout VTUAV
We're also proud that the Navy continues to call on the Harris/BAE SYSTEMS team to provide TCDL-related solutions for other platforms such as LAMPS and VTUAV