Accession Number:

ADA422026

Title:

An Automated UAV Mission System

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS COMMANDSAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

2003-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

In March of last year, engineers from SPAWAR Systems Center, San Diego SSC San Diego and Allied Aerospace formerly Micro Craft, Inc. conducted the first known launch of a Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Air Vehicle UAV from an Unmanned Ground Vehicle UGV in Holtville, California 2002. The launch concluded a week-long demonstration to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as part of the U.S. Armys Future Combat Systems Organic Air Vehicle Phase I effort. The launch involved Allied Aerospaces 29-inch Lift Augmented Ducted Fan iSTAR UAV and SSC San Diegos Mobile Detection Assessment Response System-Exterior UGV.

Subject Categories:

  • VSTOL
  • Pilotless Aircraft
  • Space Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE