The Teal 2 Drone Fleet is set to revolutionize night tactical operations for the US Air Force.
In a significant step towards bolstering the US Air Force’s capabilities, Red Cat’s Teal Drones has secured a $2.6-million contract this week for the delivery of the state-of-the-art Teal 2 small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) to the service’s Security Forces. This development, announced in a press release, marks a major advancement in the field of unmanned aerial technology, with the Teal 2 poised to reshape night tactical operations with its cutting-edge features and capabilities.
A Strategic Partnership Between Red Cat and the USAF
The Teal 2 sUAS contract was awarded following a request through the US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), demonstrating the US Air Force’s commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements. It encompasses a comprehensive package including 172 Teal 2 drones, essential spare parts, and rigorous training, underscoring the holistic approach to ensure this groundbreaking technology’s successful integration and utilization.
Red Cat CEO Jeff Thompson expressed his pride in supplying the Air Force with the Teal 2, stating that its advanced capabilities will be vital in helping “to secure airfields and bases after dark.”