Target Arm Awarded Air Force C-17 Arsenal Aircraft Contract
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 from Air Force Research Laboratory
By: Target Arm Inc.
Target Arm's CEO & Founder, Jeffrey McChesney stated, "As a former Air Force F-15 combat fighter pilot and commander, I have felt for a long time that an Arsenal Aircraft with UCAVs was an inevitability. Clearly, there is a national defense need for Agile Combat Employment (ACE) and enhancing our superiority with Air Mobility aircraft beyond their cargo missions. Specifically, Air Mobility Command, and the C-17, may be able to take advantage of the USAF's asymmetric comparative advantages with airlift and air-refueling to bring more Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV) to the fight; thereby, creating persistent air dominance in a contested battlespace.
Imagine multiple C-17's being able to deploy and employ myriad UCAVs anywhere on the globe as an Arsenal Aircraft 24/7/365, in support of, or even without, our resource-limited manned fighters/bombers. This vision with a roll-on/roll-
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Target Arm Inc. is a Connecticut-