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Stealthy, Persistent, Perch and Stare Air Vehicle System (SP2S)

AeroVironment, Inc. has been awarded a $5 million contract to develop a Stealthy, Persistent, Perch and Stare Air Vehicle System (SP2S) under a DARPA program. This small, stealthy UAV will be designed for close-range surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The basic platform will also combine the mission-adaptable perch-and-stare observation modes. DARPA has already received five early model SP2S vehicles used for initial military user evaluation (LTE). In the current phase, 10 additional systems will be delivered.