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Industry stands by for next ASTRAEA phase

28th April 2014 - 09:58 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Newport


Industry bids are being prepared for the next phase of a UK effort to ease the validation and certification of UAS in national airspace, an industry expert has revealed.

The industry members of the Autonomous Systems Technology Related Airborne Evaluation & Assessment (ASTRAEA) consortium are currently costing proposals to achieve in the 3B stage of the effort, and a proposal is expected to be ready within months, Gary Clayton, UK R&T lead for Airbus Defence and Space, told Shephard

‘We’re actively working on 3B at the moment, and the companies are currently costing that up,’ Clayton explained. ‘We’re

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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