UTC Supports Air Force Calls To Migrate SYERS-2 Sensor From U-2 To RQ-4

By James Drew, Courtney Albon / March 3, 2014 at 9:42 PM
There are “no technical reasons” preventing the Air Force from migrating its prized Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System multispectral imagery sensor from the manned U-2 spy plane to the remotely piloted RQ-4 platform, according to the intelligence-gathering system's prime contractor UTC Aerospace Systems. The company, which owns Goodrich, the original manufacturer of SYERS, told Inside the Air Force that it has held informal meetings with Air Force officials to discuss the possibility of migrating the sensor to the RQ-4...

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