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General Atomics Pushes MQ-25 Bid With Aircraft Carrier Deck Taxi, Launch & Recovery Demo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics has conducted a demonstration of flight deck taxi and launch-and-recovery operations aboard an aircraft carrier using the Predator C Avenger unmanned aerial vehicle in support of the company’s bid on the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone program, ExecutiveBiz …

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General Atomics Extended-Range Avenger RPA Completes Nearly 24-Hour Endurance Flight

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — General Atomics has completed a nearly 24-hour endurance flight with the extended-range version of its Predator C Avenger remotely piloted aircraft in efforts to test its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. team flew the Avenger …

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Boeing-General Dynamics Team Unveils Modified Stryker With SHORAD Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business have demonstrated a reconfigured Stryker armored vehicle equipped with the Avenger short-range air defense unit at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday the team unveiled the Manuever SHORAD Launcher Stryker system …

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Report: India Plans $2B Purchase of 100 General Atomics Armed, Surveillance Drones

India plans to buy 100 General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles worth $2 billion to support internal security and counterterrorism efforts and to help counter Chinese incursions into the country’s territory, PTI reported Tuesday. The news agency said industry sources have indicated India’s interest in both the armed Avenger drones and the …

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Boeing Wins $83M For Avenger Air Defense Support

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has won $83, 063, 950 from the U.S. Army to provide Avenger weapon system support and engineering services, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The Avenger air defense system provides mobile, short-range air defense protection for ground units against cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, low-flying fixed-wing aircraft, …

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