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AUVSI 2014: GA-ASI focuses on cost efficient SAA solutions

13th May 2014 - 15:15 GMT | by Andrew White in Orlando


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ (GA-ASI) sense and avoid Due Regard Radar (DRR) technology will be made available to customers during the first quarter of 2015, according to the company’s lead engineer Satish Krishnan.

Addressing delegates at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems event in Orlando on 12 May, Krishnan described the technology as a ‘critical component’ of the wider Detect and Avoid (DAA) system. An engineering development model is due to be completed by the end of the year.

SAA technology is viewed as critical to the integration of unmanned platforms into national airspaces. Indeed, Germany’s EuroHawk development is understood to have

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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