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General Atomics Flight-Tests Gray Eagle UAS Extended Range Variant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2016 — A General Atomics subsidiary has commenced flight testing for a new MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range unmanned aircraft system at the company’s flight operations hub in California,  ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is scheduled to complete MC-1C ER tests by  June 2017 and subsequently begin a series of test events with the U.S. Army as part of the program’s follow-on operational test and evaluation phase, the company said Thursday.

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