Posted June 22, 2021
USAF Awards Wave Engine Corp. $1 Million to Advance the Versatile Air-Launched Platform (VALP)
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The USAF Armament Directorate has awarded the North American Wave Engine Corporation (“Wave Engine Corp.”) a $1 million contract to build and demonstrate the Versatile Air-Launched Platform (VALP) as part of the USAF’s efforts to develop high-impact technologies critical to the future of aviation and aerial combat.
Designed primarily as a decoy, Wave Engine Corp.’s VALP is a multi-mission, air-launched vehicle that leverages the company’s proprietary engine technology to demonstrate high-performance, low-cost propulsion for future generations of high-performance aerial vehicles.
Read the press release from NAWEC.