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General Atomics Lands $206M Air Force Reaper UAV Retrofit Contract

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a potential six-year, $206 million contract to retrofit the latest variant of the U.S. Air Force‘s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will update 122 MQ-9 Block 5 UAVs through June 20, 2024. USAF will obligate $40.9 million in …

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General Atomics Holds Demonstration of Guardian RPA in Japan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has begun the three-week public demonstration of its Guardian remotely piloted aircraft in Nagasaki, Japan, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the demonstration of the Guardian RPA, which is designed to gather data to help develop guidelines for …

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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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U.K.’s $500M MQ-9 UAV Support Extension Request Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has approved a potential $500 million foreign military sale of defense articles and support services for the U.K’s fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business and MAG Aerospace will serve as prime contractors for the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday. The …

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General Atomics Unit Gets $296M USAF MQ-9 RPA Production Contract

A General Atomics business unit will provide fiscal 2017 configuration of the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft to the U.S. Air Force under a potential three-year, $295.7 million contract. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is scheduled to complete work under the sole-source contract by July 29, 2021, the Defense Department said …

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General Atomics to Build Reaper Aviation Simulation Tech for Air-to-Air Missiles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is anticipated to receive a contract from the U.S. Air Force for an air-to-air missile aviation simulation technology in support of the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Air Force said in a FedBizOpps notice it aims for General Atomics Aeronautical …

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General Atomics Announces Teammates for Navy’s Stingray Tanker Drone Requirement

A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with several other companies to compete for the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said Monday it will work with Boeing (NYSE: BA); BAE Systems; United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTC) Pratt & Whitney and aerospace systems business; L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL); Rockwell Collins …

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General Atomics Unit Gets Air Force Order for Reaper Software Development Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — An affiliate of General Atomics will develop, deliver and sustain software for the Air Force Special Operations Command’s and Air Combat Command’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a potential $49.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the sole-source U.S. Air Force award to General …

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General Atomics to Supply Drones for ISR Missions at Centcom Area of Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is set to receive work to supply contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned aircraft systems for Task Force Southwest’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Naval Air Systems Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems …

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