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NIJ FY 14 Online Flight Data and Incident Reporting System for Public Safety Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)

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NIJ seeks proposals to develop, host, and maintain a web-based, online flight data and incident reporting system to, subject to law enforcement and national security concerns and limitations: (1) collect fight-operations data from law enforcement and other public safety agencies from their use of sUAS (defined as UAS weighing less than 55 lbs.); and to (2) make that information publically available for analysis by entities interested in the use of sUAS in the national air space (NAS). In making this data readily accessible to the public, NIJ seeks to make possible further research and study of law enforcement and public safety sUAS flight operations, and through such research to improve the safety and increase the operational efficiency of law enforcement sUAS operations. This system is not intended to collect, store or disseminate either law enforcement sensitive or classified national security information, as this information cannot be made readily available to the public.​


Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $249,959

Date Created: April 16, 2014