Backpackable ISR UAV, the Ghost 60, Flies to Special Operations Forces

Backpackable ISR UAV, the Ghost 60, Flies to Special Operations Forces

UAV Solutions, Inc. (UAVS) has delivered and skilled Special Operations Forces Operators on its AsUAS Ghost 60 Multi-Rotor system.

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The Ghost 60 system was chosen by the Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD) for its Affordable small UAS (AsUAS) program in January 2020. Operators from six completely different Army & Air Force organizations have been skilled to date with extra coaching workouts deliberate by way of the tip of 2021.

Under the IWTSD AsUAS program, UAVS will ship 44 methods totaling 88 air autos plus floor management stations, help gear, and coaching. The whole contract worth is $2.3 million together with the bottom growth prices. The U.S.-manufactured Ghost 60 sUAS is a backpackable platform with 56 minutes of endurance when carrying the UAVS 400-gram EO/IR payload. During growth, particular consideration was given to the convenience of use for first-time operators by implementing a “Click and Fly” interface. The UAVS-designed gimbal payload with its 10x optical zoom HD day digital camera and Flir 640×480 IR enable the system to take care of the best quantity of ISR functionality in an economical bundle.

United States Special Operations Forces (SOF) are the particular forces of the Department of Defense’s United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) inside the United States Armed Forces, used for particular operations. Special operations (S.O.) are army actions performed by “specifically designated, organized, chosen, skilled, and geared up forces utilizing unconventional methods and modes of employment,” in accordance with NATO. Special operations could embrace reconnaissance, unconventional warfare, and counter-terrorism actions, and are usually performed by small teams of highly-trained personnel, emphasizing sufficiency, stealth, pace, and tactical coordination. SOF has branches within the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force.

UAV Solutions, Inc. is a woman-owned small enterprise and has supported its DOD clients’ most necessary missions for over fifteen years. Located within the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, UAVS’s state-of-the-art facility permits for the design, manufacture, and gross sales of revolutionary unmanned methods and sub-components.