First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge

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The First Responder Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Endurance prize competition from NIST PSCR invited innovators to bring their ingenuity and drone-building expertise to create a drone prototype for first responders.

The First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge Finalists

This captures the tremendous work of the teams who competed in this years First Responder UAS Endurance Challenge. Amazing innovations were discovered all the while making pivots and moving past road blocks during a world wide pandemic. Wonderful job to all the teams and partners!

Future Phases

Check out an overview of each competition phase below - complete rules for each phase will be released as the competition progresses.


Let’s Get Started.

To apply or join the program, please submit an application.