Asylen AFWERX contract drone dogAFWERX Awards ASYLON $1.2M Contract for U.S. Space Force

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

AFWERX has awarded Asylon Robotics a $1.2M Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract in order to transition its DogHouse unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) recharging platform to battery swapping for UGVs.

Asylon will assist the 6th Space Warning Squadron (6 SWS) at Joint Base Cape Cod in developing a battery swap station for UGVs, allowing for uninterrupted security operations. Asylon’s DroneHome battery swapping technology, made to facilitate the automated swapping of batteries for small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAS), will be integrated into Asylon’s recharging Doghouse to form a battery replacement/swap station for UGVs. The goal of the collaboration is to produce the ability to rapidly re-power quadruped UGVs (Q-UGV) resulting in continuous perimeter security operations.

“Asylon was founded on the premise that automating the infrastructure for…