Skydio Wins US Army SRR Program Production Agreement
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby
Today, Skydio, the leader in drone manufacturing and autonomous flight, announced that the Skydio system has been selected by the U.S. Army for its Short Range Reconnaissance (SRR) Program of Record. This contract has a base year value of $20.2 million, guaranteeing that Soldiers receive access to the world’s most advanced autonomous drone technology. The Firm-Fixed-Price Five Year Production Other Transaction (OT) agreement will be worth up to $99.8 million over the period of performance.
The SSR program, managed by the Program Executive Office for Aviation’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PM UAS) Project Management Office, seeks to provide Soldiers with a rapidly deployable small UAS solution to carry out Reconnaissance and Surveillance (R&S) operations. Following the examination of proposals from more than 30 small UAS SRR vendors, as well as conducting an…