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Air Force Taps Boeing, General Atomics, Kratos to Build UAV Prototypes for Manned-Unmanned Teaming

Skyborg conceptual design AFRL photo

Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Atomics' aeronautical systems business and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) have received separate two-year contracts worth $77.8M combined to develop prototype unmanned air vehicles for the U.S. Air Force's manned-unmanned teaming experimentation initiative. All three companies will aim to build UAV technology to serve as testbeds for an autonomous core system concept under the service branch's Skyborg Vanguard program, the AF Life Cycle Management Center said Monday.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: POC Hosts Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum, Baird’s 2019 Government & Defense Conference, $152M Contract for Booz Allen, Executive Moves for GDIT, Leidos & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Tuesday, Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum featuring Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, special assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs (AF/A5/8) for the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. In addition, an expert panel featuring Jim Thomson …

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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. In his current role, Pehrson is responsible for …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 25th, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum, featuring a keynote address from Dale Ormond, principal director, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering. His remarks were followed by an …

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