Onyx Competes in AFWERX Challenge, Presents SENTRY RWS Remote Weapon System During Expedient Basing Showcase in Las Vegas, NV

Onyx conducted an in-person demonstration of its SENTRY RWS intelligent remote weapon system during the AFWERX Challenge Expedient Basing Sensors and Mission Generation Support showcase event that took place on January 18, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

AFWERX Challenge is a high-quality market research program intended to cast a wide net for industry and academic innovators to apply their latest technologies and solutions to government problems and accelerate the path from idea to deployed solution.

“We are truly honoured to be amongst the very few innovators selected to present our defense technology solutions during the AFWERX Challenge and demonstrate how SENTRY intelligent remote weapon system could be applied to further strengthen the U.S. Air Force and Space Force capabilities,” said Zach Pyle, Onyx CEO.

“We made great strides in advancing SENTRY technology developments and integrations since its launch last year and look forward to accelerating the path to a fully deployed solution,” said Michael Cadice, Onyx Founder and Chief Innovation Officer.

Developed in partnership with OKSI, SENTRY RWS is a multi-functional intelligent remote weapon system designed to be a force multiplier. It is an unmatched solution for the modern battlefield, providing automated target detection and recognition while keeping the human in the loop. The system comes in kinetic and ISR variants and may be deployed in an overwatch or terrain denial position to protect friendly forces.

AFWERX is an innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force supporting both the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force. Powered by the Air Force Research Laboratory, AFWERX supports the transition of agile, affordable, and accelerated capabilities by teaming innovative solution providers with Airmen and Guardian talent.  

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