SRC announces counter-UAS contract
SRC will provide the US Army with an integrated counter-UAS (C-UAS) system under a $65 million contract announced on 2 February.
According to the company, the C-UAS system will be supplied to meet an urgent requirement of the army to detect and defeat drones.
The system will be supplied by SRC in cooperation with teammate DRS.
Paul Tremont, president and CEO of SRC, said: ‘We are proud to partner with the army to provide critical technology that will defend against evolving threats like small drones. This contract is a great example of the innovative solutions our employees create.’
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