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Report Names Key Players in Growing Global UAV Flight Training & Simulation Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 9, 2017 — A new Research and Markets report has stated that BAE Systems, CAE (NYSE: CAE), L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Thales are among the key players in the global unmanned aerial vehicle flight training and simulation market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Research and Markets said Monday the market …

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Saab to Move US Defense Business HQ from Virginia to NY

Saab will relocate the headquarters of its North American defense and security business from Ashburn, Virginia, to East Syracuse, New York, in a push to grow the unit’s U.S. footprint and local presence in the state, Syracuse.com reported Wednesday. Rick Moriarty writes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his …

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DoD Approves Sale of Raytheon SM-6 Missiles to International Clients

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile – 6 has been approved by the Defense Department to be sold to several international customers that seek to use the missiles to support their shipbuilding programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday SM-6 is designed to provide naval ships with …

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General Atomics to Provide Phase 1 Logistics Support for France’s Reaper Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business a one-year, $24 million delivery order to provide Phase 1 logistics support for France’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GA-ASI will perform work in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017, …

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General Atomics to Expand Spain’s Reaper Fleet Under $57M Air Force Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 6, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded a General Atomics‘ business unit a two-year, $56.7 million order to add new units to Spain’s fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will provide MQ-9 aircraft and associated equipment through …

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DJI, Seagate to Develop Tools to Support UAV Data Demand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 6, 2017 — DJI and Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) have entered into a partnership to create new technologies in an effort to address the data storage, download, management and sharing demands of large volumes of data generated from unmanned aerial vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. With this partnership DJI and …

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Amazon Delivery Drones to Employ Backup Comms Interface to Protect Packages

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2017 — Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) will employ a backup communications interface for its delivery drones as a first line of defense against jamming, hacking and human attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company plans to utilize a “mesh network” of multiple autonomous vehicles upon the compromise of …

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BAE Invests $508M to Revive UAV Airspace Integration Project in UK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — BAE Systems plans to spend $508 million to revive an industry-led project that seeks to establish regulations and technologies for the integration of unmanned air vehicles into the U.K.’s national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FlightGlobal reported Tuesday the company will use the Jetstream 31 as a test platform for the …

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General Atomics Lands $128M Contract to Develop Unmanned Aircraft for UK Air Force

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has been awarded a $127.6 million contract from the U.K.’s defense ministry to build a new unmanned aircraft platform for the country’s air force. The ministry said Sunday the company will modify its current drone technology to develop the Protector remotely piloted air system under the contract. U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon …

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Rodin Lyasoff Promoted to CEO at Airbus’ A3 Innovation Outpost

Rodin Lyasoff, a former project executive at Airbus Group‘s A3 advanced projects and partnerships outpost in Silicon Valley, has been promoted to lead A3 as chief executive. He succeeds Paul Eremenko, who was appointed as the aerospace and defense contractor’s  chief technology officer,  Airbus said Tuesday. Lyasoff has supported the development of …

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