Syracuse, NY – Gryphon Sensors, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SRC, Inc., has been created to develop commercial sensors and systems for the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the civilian airspace. Anthony Albanese (headshot) has been named president and will lead this new for-profit venture.
Gryphon Sensors’ employees bring more than five decades of proven expertise in detecting and tracking low, slow and small airborne vehicles. The company will leverage innovative engineering concepts to develop radar, perform digital signal processing, and to receive/exploit radio frequency signals. Its multi-spectrum tactics and unique experience in sense and avoid solutions provide customers with low cost, best-value products and services.
Albanese takes the helm of Gryphon Sensors and moves from his former position as executive vice president, defense and environmental solutions at SRC, Inc. Albanese has familiarity with the commercial world and how to apply technology to solve real-world problems for the Federal Aviation Administration. His experience in the defense and air traffic control industries, including radar system engineering, program management, domestic and international business development, and operations and manufacturing management make him a natural fit to lead this new organization.
“SRC has always strived to provide innovative solutions for problems of national significance. Developing a sensor to allow safe operation of UAS within the commercial airspace will be a game-changer,” stated Paul G. Tremont, president of SRC. ”Businesses and organizations from around the globe have a need to utilize these versatile aircraft, and Gryphon Sensors will make that possible.”
SRC, Inc. is a not-for-profit research and development company with more than 55 years of experience in defense, environment and intelligence. Through innovation in science, technology and information, SRC is redefining possible® – helping keep America safe and strong. The company works with the customer for the best solution – not the bottom line – resulting in nationally significant, next-generation products and services.