Alta X drone from FreeFly Systems now added to Blue sUAS 2.0 program

The FreeFly Systems’ Alta X drone is now the second drone, after the eBee TAC, to be approved and added to the Blue sUAS 2.0 program.

When the Blue sUAS program was originally announced in August 2020, it was exclusively dedicated to short-range surveillance activities.

Blue sUAS 2.0 expands scope

The 2.0 initiative has been expanded to incorporate a wider range of non-military drone applications such as infrastructure screening, public safety, and mapping.

The Blue sUAS 2.0 program now includes the following drone models:

Alta X drone added to Blue sUAS

The ’ Alta X drone is a quadcopter that has been designed and manufactured in the . It is a foldable drone that can be deployed in less than 20 seconds and can be set up with various third-party payloads, such as gimbaled EO/IR, mapping, , and drop/delivery capabilities.

The Alta X can carry a maximum payload of 35 pounds, or 12.5 pounds to stay below the 55-pound weight limit. The drone can stay airborne for approximately 50 minutes and can be flown in all weather conditions.

You can read all the specs on the Alta X here.

Alta X Drone From Freefly Systems Added To The Blue Suas 2.0 Program

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