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Boeing Secures FAA Registration for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Prototype

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — The Federal Aviation Administration has assigned a registration number to Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the company’s proposed unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy as the future MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based autonomous tanker, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing secured the FAA registration number N234MQ for its T1 drone prototype, which it …

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Boeing Earns FAA Certification for KC-46 Tanker’s 767-2C Configuration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured certification from the Federal Aviation Administration following a series of tests on the 767-2C airframe configuration of the KC-46 tanker aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Amended Type Certification serves to verify the core tanker design’s safety and reliability …

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ArchIntel Sponsors the Potomac Officers Club Space Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, OCTOBER 31, 2017 – ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to leaders in business, sponsored the recent Potomac Officers Club event featuring the keynote speaker the Hon. Heather Wilson — Secretary of U.S. Air Force and principal DOD Space advisor of U.S. Air Force. ArchIntel was a platinum-level sponsor for …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson to Present at Upcoming Symposium on UAS Policies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2017 — Chris Pehrson, vice president for strategic development at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, will be a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.‘s Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium from Nov. 7 to 8, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 6. TTC said Oct. 5 Pehrson will join other …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Jim Martin as a Panelist and MG (Ret.) Marty Whelan as Moderator for Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jim Martin to the list of Panelists and Major General (Ret.) Marty Whelan as the Moderator for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit. Jim Martin is Director of NRO’s …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds William Bailey and Brig Gen Mark Baird as Panelists for Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 09, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added William Bailey and Brigadier General Mark Baird as Panelists for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit. William Bailey currently serves as Deputy Director of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities …

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Tetra Tech to Help FAA Develop Navigation Tech Under Potential $356M Contract

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has received a potential five-year, $356 million contract to research and develop navigation systems for the Federal Aviation Administration. The Navigation Technical Assistance Contract II seeks to address commercial aviation efficiency and safety challenges through the integration of ground- and space-based navigation platforms,  Tetra Tech said Thursday. Under NAVTAC II, the company will also help FAA plan, …

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Boeing Subsidiary Tests GIS-Equipped UAV for Firefighting

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has partnered with Esri to demonstrate an unmanned aerial vehicle with a geographic information system for potential use during firefighting missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Insitu said Tuesday the team held test flights of the ScanEagle UAV at the Federal Aviation …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Dr. George Nield as Keynote for 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Dr. George Nield as a Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit. Dr. George C. Nield serves as the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation at the …

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Jim McCarthy, the Host of ‘The Bridge’ Discusses the Challenges Facing the Burgeoning UAS (Drones) Marketplace

With new developments in aerial technology growing faster than legislature can adapt, a disconnect has emerged. The applications of unmanned aerial systems (UAS or Drones) are vast and far-reaching, but where will the regulatory line be drawn between hobbyists and the military? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently estimated that by …

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