MDA Seeks Additional Industry Ideas For Using UAVs In Missile Defense

/ January 11, 2011 at 9:26 PM
The Missile Defense Agency is looking for new ideas on how to use unmanned systems to detect ballistic missile launches. According to a Dec. 23 Federal Business Opportunities notice, MDA is "interested in obtaining information on new concepts to support the potential development of an airborne advanced sensor to improve acquisition, tracking, and discrimination in large raid scenarios. "This concept notionally consists of a pod configuration that is mountable on multiple unmanned airborne platforms," the notice continues. The agency "is...

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