Inspired Flight drones make the Blue sUAS 2.0 grade
California drone maker Inspired Flight says two of its UAV systems have been added to the Blue sUAS 2.0 list by the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), clearing the way for their procuration and use by US government and military agencies.
San Luis Obispo-based Inspired Flight said both its the medium-lift IF750 Quadcopter and heavy-lift IF1200 Hexacopter had been found to meet security criteria for use by the Department of Defense (DoD) and its agencies, and were added to the Blue sUAS 2.0 drones roster. The decision now brings the total number of US-made UAV platforms on the list to 13.
Veteran-owned Inspired Flight describes the F750 as a compact, quickly deployed, and easily transported quadcopter adaptable to an array of third-party sensors that provides simple and repeatable workflow for users.
The F1200 is designed as a particularly rugged heavy-lift, tightly built, low-vibration hexacopter taking on LiDAR, radiation detection monitors,…