Text/HTML
success Story Progression Picture
ArticleCS

Aircraft Retrofit Kit Provides Quick, Low-Cost Access To Programmable Unmanned Systems

| AF SBIR/STTR | Aug. 31, 2018

 

 

RE2 Inc.

  • LOCATION: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • TOPIC NUMBER: AF162-D003
  • TOPIC TITLE: Common Aircraft Retrofit for Novel Autonomous Control (CARNAC)
  • TECHNICAL PROJECT OFFICE: AFRL Center for Rapid Innovation, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
  • SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: AFRL

Air Force commanders will have greater flexibility to support the warfighter by quickly transforming conventional planes into unmanned systems – and back again – through a technology being developed with support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program.

Pennsylvania-based RE2 Inc. developed the Common Aircraft Retrofit for Novel Autonomous Control to enable the low-cost, temporary deployment of unmanned aircraft. This capability, known as CARNAC, could widely expand the tactics and strategies available in battlefield situations by replacing a seat in a normally manned aircraft’s cockpit with a robot.

Text/HTML

The Latest Air Force SBIR/STTR Success Stories

ArticleCS - Dashboard
Text/HTML

 

More Air Force SBIR/STTR Success Stories

ArticleCS - Dashboard