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

20 March 2019

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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