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Office of Naval Research addresses cyber-secure UAS
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has chosen Secmation to develop a modular, cyber-secure UAS platform called SecMUAS.
The US-based SME received a $1 million Phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research contract in January 2021 but only announced it on 16 March.
‘While this ONR project includes testing with unmanned aerial systems/drones, the methodology is applicable to a variety of unmanned platforms including unmanned maritime systems,’ Secmation added.
The company noted that SecMUAS incorporates a US-designed and US-manufactured secure control unit with advanced security and performance features, as well as an integrated development environment that provides a rapid UAS software development capability that automatically incorporates security features.
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