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New Systems Tech | R&D - Contracted | UAVs | USA

Excalibur UAV Still in Development

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Recently, small business qualifier Aurora Flight Sciences of Manassas, VA received a sole-source delivery order amount of $5 million as part of a $20 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for development of the Excalibur Tactical UAV. Excalibur will be a dedicated attack UAV, compatible with Hellfire, Joint Common Missile, Viper Strike and other small, precision-guided munitions recently developed by the Department of Defense. Aurora is under contract to design a 1,000 pound Excalibur technology demonstrator aircraft, which is scheduled for flight in 2007....

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