Urgently needed medical supplies can be moved from clinics to remote locations by Remotely Piloted Aircraft (drones). Fosters + Partners see the need for an infrastructure leap with Africa's population boom expected to double to 2.2 Billion by 2050.
Will this system scale up to an Air Ambulance?
DARPA STO has released the CONverged Collaborative Elements for RF Task Operations (CONCERTO) BAA, DARPA-BAA-16-28.
The goal of the CONCERTO program is “for the design, realization, programming, and control of a new converged RF architecture supporting all critical uses of the RF spectrum over a tactically useful performance range. System prototypes will be designed and developed for compact unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).”