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Kratos to Deliver 6 Unmanned Aircraft Systems to US Gov’t Customer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 9, 2017 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will produce six unmanned aircraft systems to a U.S. government customer under a delivery order awarded to its unmanned systems division, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The San Diego, California-based national security company said Tuesday it will manufacture the drones …

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NTT Data to Offer Drone Operations, Traffic Management Software in October

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — NTT Data is set to release in October a suite of software tools for remote operations and air traffic management associated with unmanned aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the airpalette portfolio includes the Flight Operation System tool that works to remotely control multiple drones …

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PAE Tests Beyond-Line-of-Sight Comms Function of Resolute Eagle UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2017 — PAE has conducted a test of the Resolute Eagle unmanned aircraft system during a demonstration at the White Sands Missile Test Range to check the drone’s beyond-line-of-sight satellite communications capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the test sought to verify Resolute Eagle’s function to transmit …

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General Atomics Gets $222M Army Funds for Gray Eagle UAS, Spares & Support Equipment

A business unit of General Atomics has received a $221.6 million contract modification to supply with U.S. Army with extended-range Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems, associated hardware and support. The Defense Department said Wednesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will deliver 20 extended-range UAS units; 20 satellite communications air data terminals; six universal ground …

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General Atomics, Partner Open Reaper Landing Gear Production Facility in Netherlands

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — A division of General Atomics has partnered with GKN Aerospace‘s Fokker business to open a facility in the Netherlands that would house production of Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper landing gear systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Fokker said Tuesday it will work with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. to …

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Northrop Grumman’s New North Dakota Facility to Support UAS Research, Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new autonomous systems research facility at the Grand Sky unmanned aircraft systems business and aviation park in North Dakota in a move to increase support for the Grand Forks Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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Leidos Eyes Technical, Field Work Under Army Tactical UAS Contract; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will vie for work to provide technical services and field support for the U.S. Army‘s tactical unmanned aircraft systems and associated ground control stations and data terminals as part of a $900 million multi-award contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the …

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General Atomics Tests Reaper Integration With Raytheon-Made Radar Warning Receiver

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — General Atomics has installed and tested the Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) ALR-59A radar warning receiver on a Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft in order to validate performance against ground and air threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The radar warning receiver was carried within a standard payload pod and worked …

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Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility for Autonomous Systems Business in Colorado

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has opened a new office in Littleton, Colorado, for its autonomous systems business unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday the industrial space is designed to support Lockheed’s efforts to develop new autonomous technologies such as self-driving ground vehicles, drones and machine learning …

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General Dynamics Offers Bluefin SandShark Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ mission systems subsidiary is now accepting orders from customers in the global defense, commercial and scientific sectors for its new Bluefin SandShark autonomous underwater vehicle via the company’s website, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the AUV is designed to operate at speeds …

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