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General Atomics Awarded $99M Army UAS Logistics Support Contract

General Atomics secured a potential five-year, $99M contract to provide logistics support for the U.S. Army’s MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. Army Contracting Command solicited one bid for the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract and obligated the full value at the time of award, the Department of Defense said Friday. DoD expects the …

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General Atomics’ MQ-9B Drone to Feature Detect & Avoid System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 26, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will equip a future multimission remotely piloted aircraft with a detect-and-avoid system as part of efforts to secure airworthiness certifications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will provide the MQ-9B intelligence, surveillance …

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CAE Trainer for General Atomics’ Predator B Gets Italian Air Force Clearance; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2019 — A CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) flight simulation platform for General Atomics‘ Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft has received approval from Italy’s air armaments and airworthiness directorate for use at Amendola Air Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CAE said Feb. 5 its Predator Mission Trainer has been qualified …

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General Atomics to Deliver Prototype Li-ion Battery for Navy Snakehead UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will develop and test a Lithium-ion battery system for U.S. Navy unmanned undersea vehicles under a contract with Advanced Technology International, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics said Monday its electromagnetic systems unit will provide a prototype Lithium-ion Fault …

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CAE to Supply Training System for General Atomics-Built UK Protector RPA; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will work with General Atomics on a project to provide the U.K. air force a platform designed to train Protector RG Mk1 remotely piloted aircraft operators, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 24. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. awarded a contract to CAE to build a …

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General Atomics to Update FY 2017 Air Force Reaper RPAs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will update the fiscal 2017 configuration of the U.S. Air Force’s MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft under a $37M contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will install force and vortex capabilities onto …

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General Atomics to Host French Payload on Orbital Test Bed Satellite Under USAF Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — General Atomics will integrate a France-supplied sensor-based data collection payload with a 242.5-pound Orbital Test Bed satellite that it will launch for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a U.S. Air Force order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Air Force’s Space and Missile …

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General Atomics Gets $291M Contract for Air Force MQ-9 UAS Support Services

A General Atomics business unit has received a one-year, $291.3M contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch operate and maintain MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will support UAS program and configuration management, logistics, flight operations and depot repair and field maintenance efforts, the …

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General Atomics Tests SkyGuardian RPA ‘Certifiable’ Ground Control Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 29, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has completed a test to demonstrate the operation of a ground control station to fly and maneuver the MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the Certifiable Ground Control Station, which is compliant with NATO’s STANAG 4671 airworthiness …

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General Atomics Receives $263M Air Force UAV Production Contract

A General Atomics business unit has secured a potential three-year, $263.4M contract to produce MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will build the UAVs in accordance with fiscal 2018 production configuration requirements, the Defense Department said Monday. The Air Force will obligate the full …

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