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SeaCatcher UAS Launch & Recovery System
$6,500,000

This earmark request is for the 2010 fiscal year.

Rep. John Sarbanes (MD-3) requests $6,500,000 for:
Advanced Technology and Research Corp
6650 Eli Whitney Drive, suite 400
Columbia, MD 21046

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Summary

A safe and reliable method for landing and launching large, highly capable fixed-wing unmanned aerial systems (UAS) on ships would revolutionize unmanned aircraft capabilities for the Navy fleet and for Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare. Current approaches to fixed-wing UAS recovery, mainly nets and dangling cables, are dangerous to crew, ship and the UAS itself, manpower-intensive, and non-scalable.

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