Liteye Systems wins DoD’s $12.1 million counter-drone deal
Colorado-based anti-drone tech specialist Liteye has won a $12.1 million contract from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to provide an array of platforms enabling multi-domain air and ground security missions both domestically and abroad.
Liteye announced its win of the multiyear Pentagon contract this week. It hailed it as a victory for partner companies and its own work with the DoD in developing increasingly modern anti-drone solutions across a variety of use scenarios.
Under the deal, Liteye will integrate its entire stable of anti-drone and ground surveillance products to detect, identify, track, and defend from Class 1 and Class 2 UAVs. Those will additionally provide both complementary and stand-alone ground defense capabilities in an array of potential environments.
“This award is the result of a long-term effort between Liteye, our partners, and the DoD to establish a vehicle to expeditiously provide critical capabilities to the warfighter,”…