Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Dreamhammer Hammers Out Deal With Lockheed Martin
Santa Monica-based DreamHammer, which develops software for unmanned aerial vehicles, has inked a deal with Lockheed Martin, where Lockheed Martin is using the company's software for integrated command and control. Financial details of the move were not announced, however, Lockheed Martin said it has demonstrated a system for controlling multiple types of unmanned, aerial systems from a single control point. The demonstration was part of the Navy's upcoming Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike System (UCLASS) and Common Control System programs.
DreamHammer is developing "off the shelf" software which can control multiple types and brands of unmanned drones, from a single system, which is important for the military. DreamHammer is also marketing its software to the transportation, logistics, agriculture, and law enforcement industries. the Lockheed Martin deal is the company's first deal with aerospace and defense companies to implement its off-the-shelf software for drones. DreamHammer is one of a number of Southern California companies with a presence in the UAS/drone market, one of the areas where technology companies in the region have benefited from a long history in the defense/aerospace industry.