US Army “deploying Orbital mobile anti-UAS defence system”

UAS Vision (https://www.uasvision.com/2018/04/25/m-auds-delivered-on-mat-v-vehicles/) reports that the US Army is now deploying its mobile-anti unmanned aerial vehicle defence system with a networked low, slow, small, unmanned aerial system integrated defeat system, following a USD8.5 million contract awarded in November 2017 to Orbital ATK, with sub-contractors LiteyeNumerica, and Pratt & Miller.

According to the news service: “One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work was to be performed in Plymouth, Minnesota, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 26, 2018. Fiscal 2018 aviation procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $4,164,995 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-18-C-0006). In fact, work began in November 2017, and with delivery having started in in January 2018, all vehicles were delivered by February 2018.  The full $8+M order has now been fulfilled. The US Army has already qualified them and is deploying…”

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