DIUx makes new award for autonomous tactical drone

By Tony Bertuca / September 1, 2016 at 12:24 PM
The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, the Pentagon's new technology prototype outreach team, has awarded a contract for an autonomous tactical airborne drone. The $1 million award to Shield AI of San Diego, CA, is for a nine-month prototype project and was made by Army Contracting Command on behalf of DIUx and Navy Special Warfare Command, according to a Sept. 1 notice on Federal Business Opportunities. On its company website, Shield AI says that it has worked with U.S. special operations...

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