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The OAR ORTA UxSRTO is no longer operating.

For further information, please visit The Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) Uncrewed Systems Program webpage.

UxSRTO Information Sheets


The Uncrewed Systems Research Transition Office (UxSRTO) program mission is to identify, evaluate and transition effective and affordable UxSRTO capabilities that meet NOAA’s observing requirements. UxSRTO can advance NOAA’s ability to monitor and understand the global environment by complimenting observations from satellites, ships, aircraft, balloons, and surface-based sensors. Actionable and reliable environmental intelligence provided by unmanned systems improve forecasts, save lives, property and resources, advancing NOAA’s mission goals.