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May 29, 2024

Hoeven's Project Ultra Launches Effort to Use Unmanned Aircraft to Deliver Military Cargo

Senator John Hoeven announced that the Department of Defense has tasked Project ULTRA, a new unmanned aerial systems initiative the senator established and funded, with developing the capability to deliver military cargo using UAS.

Senator John Hoeven announced the start of Project UAS Logistics, Traffic, Research and Autonomy (Project ULTRA), a new effort to leverage UAS technology on behalf of our men and women in uniform.

At a hearing of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee this week, Senator John Hoeven outlined the opportunity for the Department of Defense (DoD) to partner with the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry in North Dakota to develop more cost-effective methods for countering adversaries’ use of drone technology.

Senator Highlights $30 Million for Grand Forks Research, Incl. Dark Swarm, EERC Fuel Cells, Ideal Aerosmith UAS Simulation & UND AR/VR Projects.

Senator John Hoeven met with the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber Military Affairs Committee and community business leaders in the last stop of his statewide military tour. Over the past week, Hoeven has outlined North Dakota’s growing role in the nation’s defense and the priorities he secured in the defense appropriations legislation.

At the UAS Summit, Senator John Hoeven outlined the growing synergy between unmanned operations and the nation’s space missions and the impact of the Test Resource Management Center’s (TRMC) Sky Range program at Grand Sky.

Senator John Hoeven and Test Resource Management Center Director George Rumford showcased plans for the more than $500 million Sky Range complex to be developed at Grand Sky.

Senator John Hoeven hosted Test Resource Management Center Director George Rumford at the Autonomous Nation Conference to announce that the Sky Range hypersonic missile testing program will expand to Hector Field in Fargo.

Senator John Hoeven joined leaders from Grand Sky in announcing the purchase of a new system to facilitate real-time collection of weather data to support unmanned aircraft systems flights.

Senator John Hoeven held a meeting with leaders from the Grand Forks area and covered a variety of UAS centered announcements.

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