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Avionics | Contracts - Awards | DARPA | Field Reports | Helicopters & Rotary | New Systems Tech | R&D - Contracted | United Technologies | USA

DARPA’s “Sandblaster” Program is On

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MV-22, landing(click to view full) In March 2007, United Technologies subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. in Stratford, CT received Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for a program called “Sandblaster.” Sandblaster? Being under a helicopter’s rotors can certainly feel like that, especially in sandy or dusty areas. That’s a problem in current operations, as “brownout” […]

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