The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) – Vicksburg, MS intends to issue a sole source award utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures to Solute San Diego, CA for the Purchase of twenty four (24) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). 

The applicable North American Industrial Classification System Code (NAICS) code for this procurement is 336411- Aircraft Manufacturing with a size standard of 1500 employees.

The specific UAV required is the Hugin Gen 2 UAS.

Specific characteristics of the instrument that limit the availability to a sole source is military grade encryption, interchangeable arms for additional thrust for heavy payloads up to 22 pounds with extended flight times of up to 30 minutes and collision avoidance, and specific operating parameters. These UAS systems have the capability of limited space take off capabilities, environmental operation conditions of up to 120°, are NIST SP 800 compliant.

Photo: Eagle XF from Solute subsidiary UAV-America

Source: DoD

UAV DACH: Beitrag im Original auf https://www.uasvision.com/2019/07/31/us-army-to-procure-hugin-gen-2-quadrotor-from-solute/, mit freundlicher Genehmigung von UAS Vision automatisch importiert. Der Beitrag gibt nicht unbedingt die Meinung oder Position des UAV DACH e.V. wieder. Das Original ist in englischer Sprache.