Altavian gets US Army TUAS contract



Altavian, Inc., a US based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, has announced the award of a USD 250MM Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the US Army, the company said.

Under the Program Executive Office Aviation, Products Office for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft (TUAS), Altavian will be supporting the largest small UAS program in the world.

Under this new contract, Altavian will compete to provide quality components to sustain the FoSUAS fleet, as well as upgrading offerings to increase the capability, resiliency, and cost-effectiveness of the fleet. New offerings include upgraded avionics and radios with increased frequency options, along with a handheld ground control station (H-GCS). Altavian will continue to supply RQ-11 and RQ-20 direct replacement parts for the Government.

This contract has a base award period of five years and is the primary acquisition method for Group I UAS in the Army. Altavian has been successfully performing on the predecessor contract since 2012.

Altavian Inc. is located in Gainesville, FL and has been building unmanned aerial systems (UAS) since 2011. We embrace Modular Open System Architecture and work closely with our partners and customers to provide systems and support for advanced Unmanned Aircraft operations. As an original equipment manufacturer of UAS, we are at the forefront of innovative American engineering and manufacturing technologies, and are a supplier of Group I UAS components to the US Department of Defense.