CLEARANCE: Top Secret
- Apr 22, 2012
- Reaction score
Issued back in February it announced an industry day for LANCA (though it didn't use that name) which should have occurred on the 13th March:
Estimated value of requirement: Category C: 20M – 100M GBP
Short description of the contract: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is undertaking pre-sourcing activity for a potential future requirement for the preliminary system design and assessment of cost-capability trade-offs for a low cost Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator. This UCAS would see a significant reduction in its cost and development time compared to traditional combat air systems, and a potential future requirement would include the development and manufacture of the proposed design, and the conduct of a limited flight test programme. The Ministry of Defence is holding an Industry day for interested parties on 13 March at RAF High Wycombe. Places will be limited to 2 per company.