Military Embedded Systems

AI- and sensor-enabled C-UAS to be reinforced for U.S. Navy

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February 16, 2021

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

U.S. Navy photo.

HOUSTON, Texas. KBR has won a $92.6 million contract to perform engineering, integration, and sustainment services on counter unmanned air systems (C-UAS) for the Combat Integration & Identification Systems unit within the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).

KBR will service various Navy identification and data link systems, which include the Negation of Improvised Non-State Joint Aerial-Threats (NINJA) system; Counter-Remote Control Model Aircraft Integrated Air Defense Network (CORIAN) system; SkyTracker UAS detection and tracking suite; Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System (LMADIS); Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS); and ANDURIL artificial intelligence platforms.

KBR's specific tasks will include the integration and installation of systems, the characterization of system and sub-system components, the development of training curriculum and materials and delivery of formal training programs, supply system management and material control, testing and repair of C-UAS, and laboratory maintenance and quality assurance. 

KBR's services supporting NAWCAD will also benefit programs sponsored by the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Inventory Control Point – Mechanicsburg, U.S. Coast Guard, commercial and Foreign Military Sales customers, and other DoD and government entities, according to the company.

 

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