November 29, 2013      

Prioria Robotics of Florida announced earlier this month that the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force (REF) awarded them $4.5 million in federal contracts to deliver 36 unmanned aerial vehicles to the U.S. DoD by December. The 36 Maverics, which are not in the Army?s current UAS inventory, cost between $100,000 and $200,000 each. The Maveric is classified in the micro-UAS category and, more than the commonly deployed Raven and Puma UAS, resembles a bird. The small UAS weighs about 2.5 pounds, can ...

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