ANRA Wins Raytheon Contract for SmartSkies™ Platform
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby
ANRA Technologies will be providing Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI & S) with access to its SmartSkies™ suite of technology solutions as part of a new contract between the two companies.
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The SmartSkies suite will be used to assist with simulation and live drone flight operations at Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership UAS test site at Virginia Tech, part of a larger effort to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations into the National Airspace Systems .
The contract will see RI & S put in place a ground-based surveillance supplemental data service provider (SDSP) test program involving local radar services utilizing RI & S’s proprietary Skyler active electronically scanned array, AESA, UAS weather product services and UAS service suppliers.
Meanwhile, ANRA will join RI & S and…