Textron Systems was awarded a $97 million contract to modify the Shadow Tactical UAV 30402161

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Textron Systems was awarded a $97 million contract to modify the Shadow Tactical UAV
Textron Systems was awarded a $97,109,000 modification contract for the Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system, tactical data link retrofit full-rate Production VII. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2018. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
     
Textron Systems was awarded a 97 million contract to modify the Shadow Tactical UAV 640 001Shadow 200 TUAS unmanned aerial vehicule
     
The Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System is the choice of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps for reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting, and assessment. Designated as the RQ-7B by the U.S. Army, the aircraft enables brigade commanders to see, understand, and act decisively when time is critical.

Unmanned Systems manufactures the Shadow 200 TUAS using the latest avionics technology and manufacturing processes. The aircraft can see targets up to 125 kilometers away from the brigade tactical operations center, and recognize tactical vehicles up to 8,000 feet above the ground at more than 3.5 kilometers slant range, day or night.
 

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