US Army to procure Hugin Gen 2 quadrotor from Solute

The US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) - Vicksburg, MS intends to issue a sole source award utilizing Simplified Acquisition Procedures to Solute San Diego, CA for the purchase of 24 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).

US Army to Procure Hugin Gen 2 Quadrotor from Solute Eagle XF (Picture source: UAV-America, a Solute subsidiary )

The specific UAV required is the Hugin Gen 2 UAS.

Specific characteristics of the instrument that limit the availability to a sole source is military grade encryption, interchangeable arms for additional thrust for heavy payloads up to 22 pounds with extended flight times of up to 30 minutes and collision avoidance, and specific operating parameters.

These UAS systems have the capability of limited space take off capabilities, environmental operation conditions of up to 120°, are NIST SP 800 compliant.