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QinetiQ North America Applies its Wind Profiling Portable Radar Technology for Accurate Single-Pass Airdrops to U.S. Military Ground Forces

 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that it has recently received a $3M contract from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) for its Wind Profiling Portable Radar (WiPPR®) technology. WiPPR provides near real-time precision wind measurements which will enable C-130 and C-17 aircrews to airdrop critical supplies more accurately and quickly to U.S. ground forces in austere locations.

Under the contract, QNA will design and build a prototype airborne WiPPR unit th

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