Lockheed Martin wins US Army airborne counter-UAS contract

The US Department of Defense on 29 November announced that an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract has been awarded to Lockheed Martin for high-powered-microwave (HPM) based airborne counter unmanned aircraft systems (CUAS), including the necessary development, integration and support required to meet the government’s performance requirements to field UASs with payloads capable of negating adversary UASs in a timely and efficient manner. Unmanned aircraft system payloads under consideration include explosives, nets, entanglers/streamers, and high-powered-microwave (HPM) sources.

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