Drone Aviation receives award from US DOD-owned WASP Tactical

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQX: DRNE) has received an award from US Department of Defense (DoD) prime contractor WASP Tactical Systems for equipment and engineering services, the company said.

The company´s services include the integration of an advanced sensor suite for long endurance, persistent, tethered aerial applications for a current DoD customer.

Under the terms of the award, valued at approximately USD125,000, the company will integrate DoD customer-provided sensors onto the Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP) tactical aerostats previously acquired and currently operated by the DoD. The technology integration work is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016.

The WASP is a tactical and mobile aerostat system that can be operated by as few as two soldiers and can provide day/night video and wireless communication range extension from either a fixed, stationary position or while being towed.

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. is a manufacturer of tethered drones and aerostats designed to provide government and commercial customers with enhanced surveillance and communication capabilities.