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Defence partners with SYPAQ to innovate battlefield logistics unmanned aerial system for army

20 March 2019
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The Australian Army in partnership with the Defence Innovation Hub has awarded SYPAQ an innovation contract to develop and demonstrate a next generation battlefield logistics small unmanned aircraft system (UAS).

The Australian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 12 March that the Australian Army in January 2019 signed a one-year innovation contract with SYPAQ Systems to develop and explore the technology of the Corvo Precision Payload Delivery System (PPDS).

The Corvo PPDS is a low-cost, disposable UAS optimised for the covert delivery of small volume payloads and has been implemented to improve the effectiveness of resupplying forward combat units, a Defence spokesperson told Jane's .

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