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Mark Schmaltz, Michael Maughan, Kenneth Lowe Named to VP Roles at Cubic’s Defense Business

Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense business has named three executives to vice president roles to oversee digital product innovation, growth efforts and revenue streams. Mark Schmaltz, a business and program management executive, has joined Cubic as VP and general manager of the newly created synthetic and digital solutions business line, the …

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General Atomics Awarded $99M Army UAS Logistics Support Contract

General Atomics secured a potential five-year, $99M contract to provide logistics support for the U.S. Army’s MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. Army Contracting Command solicited one bid for the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract and obligated the full value at the time of award, the Department of Defense said Friday. DoD expects the …

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General Atomics’ MQ-9B Drone to Feature Detect & Avoid System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 26, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will equip a future multimission remotely piloted aircraft with a detect-and-avoid system as part of efforts to secure airworthiness certifications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will provide the MQ-9B intelligence, surveillance …

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CAE Trainer for General Atomics’ Predator B Gets Italian Air Force Clearance; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2019 — A CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) flight simulation platform for General Atomics‘ Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft has received approval from Italy’s air armaments and airworthiness directorate for use at Amendola Air Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CAE said Feb. 5 its Predator Mission Trainer has been qualified …

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General Atomics to Deliver Prototype Li-ion Battery for Navy Snakehead UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will develop and test a Lithium-ion battery system for U.S. Navy unmanned undersea vehicles under a contract with Advanced Technology International, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics said Monday its electromagnetic systems unit will provide a prototype Lithium-ion Fault …

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CAE to Supply Training System for General Atomics-Built UK Protector RPA; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will work with General Atomics on a project to provide the U.K. air force a platform designed to train Protector RG Mk1 remotely piloted aircraft operators, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 24. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. awarded a contract to CAE to build a …

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General Atomics to Update FY 2017 Air Force Reaper RPAs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will update the fiscal 2017 configuration of the U.S. Air Force’s MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft under a $37M contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will install force and vortex capabilities onto …

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General Atomics to Host French Payload on Orbital Test Bed Satellite Under USAF Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — General Atomics will integrate a France-supplied sensor-based data collection payload with a 242.5-pound Orbital Test Bed satellite that it will launch for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a U.S. Air Force order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Air Force’s Space and Missile …

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Eight Firms to Help Air Force Develop Open Architecture Standards

Eight companies have secured contracts worth $22.5M combined to develop, manage and update a set of Open Architecture standards for the U.S. Air Force. The contractors will work as a single entity to create and offer configuration control for Universal Command and Control Interface and Open Mission systems standards, the …

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General Atomics Gets $291M Contract for Air Force MQ-9 UAS Support Services

A General Atomics business unit has received a one-year, $291.3M contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch operate and maintain MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will support UAS program and configuration management, logistics, flight operations and depot repair and field maintenance efforts, the …

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