Navmar Applied Sciences Wins $41m Contract for Persistent Surveillance Unmanned Aerial Systems

By Caroline Rees / 04 Oct 2012
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The Navmar Applied Sciences Tigershark UAV

Navmar Applied Sciences is being awarded a $41,463,854 contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Project, the Defense Department announced on Tuesday.

This contract provides for the procurement of 21 persistent surveillance unmanned aerial systems TigerShark Block 3 (TSB3) XTS, TSB3 XTS product upgrades, and options for an additional 30 TSB3 UAVs. In addition, Navmar Applied Sciences will supply corresponding ground control stations, research and engineering support, and deployment training in support of persistent threat detection systems deployed outside of the Continental United States.

The contract is expected to run until September 2015.

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