ANRA Technologies Obtains FAA Contract for Broadcast Remote ID Project

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

Airspace management solutions provider ANRA Technologies has announced the award of a contract to demonstrate the ability to gather Broadcast Remote ID (B-RID) messages and convert and retransmit them as Network Remote ID (N-RID) messages capable of being shared within the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Service Supplier (USS) Network.

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With funding by the FAA, the project will evaluate advanced air traffic management functions for UAS for safe operations adhering to the FAA Remote Identification Final Rule requiring remote identification of uncrewed aircraft in the United States airspace.

In the case of widespread and scalable UAS Traffic Management (UTM) deployment, USS will require the capability to monitor drones and other air traffic over long distances in order to manage operations and avert collisions. The project…