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Command and Control

A pilot sits in the command centerMobile UAS Ground Control Station (mGCS)

 

Command and control center

Raspet has two Mobile UAS Ground Control Stations, which are fully functioning mobile command centers for UAS flight tests, evaluations and research efforts. The mobile stations are housed in 42- and 48-foot INTECH trailers complete with all UAS command and control equipment, UAS maintenance and modification workstations, weather monitoring stations, uninterruptible power sources, Pilot-in-Command and Sensor Operator stations with customizable quad-monitor design, dual generators and triple climate control units. Additionally, the mobile stations provide all the necessary equipment for efficient transit of UAS assets to and from the field.

 

Control Center Computers

 

Mobile Ground Control Station

Coastal UAS Ground Control Station (cGCS)

Coastal UAS Ground Control aerial shot

The Coastal UAS Ground Control Station (cGCS) represents a state-of-the-art collaborative aerospace command center supported by Mississippi State University, the Jackson County Port Authority, and the Mississippi Development Authority.  The Coastal GCS will be housed in a 2,500 sq. ft. modular operations headquarters on Singing River Island just South of Pascagoula, Mississippi.  The Coastal GCS will be completed in 2019 with all command and control equipment to perform research, development, testing, and evaluation of both manned and unmanned aircraft in the vast maritime environment of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 

Coastal Ground Control Station building

 

Coast Ground Control Station landscape photo