Tag Archives: MQ-9 Reaper

Christopher Ames: General Atomics Reaper Tweak Anticipates Growth in Maritime Surveillance Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 6, 2015 — General Atomics said it now offers a lower-cost variant of its MQ-9 Reaper drone for terrestrial and maritime use capable of being re-tasked in midair depending on mission requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. DoD Buzz said Tuesday Christopher Ames, director of international strategic development for …

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General Atomics Looks to Update Reaper Drone for European Skies

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 29, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on General Atomics is looking to update its MQ-9 Reaper to comply with European air-worthiness regulations ahead of a plan to sell the unmanned aircraft to U.S. allied nations in the region. According to a DoD Buzz report, Christopher Ames, …

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GA-ASI, Cobham Renew Drone Lifecycle Support Agreement

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will continue to partner with Cobham in providing full lifecycle support to the Predator B / MQ-9 Reaper program in Australia and the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The two sides formalized the extension by signing a teaming …

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General Atomics to Produce 8 More AF MQ-9 Reaper Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. Air Force ordering eight more MQ-9 Reaper drones from General Atomics for $72 million. The Defense Department said Wednesday work on the contract modification will occur in Poway, California, through to Dec. 31, 2017. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE to Integrate Training Systems for US, Canadian Forces

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has won $103.8 million in contracts from three branches of the U.S. and Canadian armed forces to provide training systems and other related services. The company said Tuesday the contracts include aircrew training work for the U.S. Air Force, design and manufacture of a flight training device for …

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CAE Wins $100M Air Force UAV Pilot Training Contract

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has won a $100 million five-year contract to manage pilot training on General Atomics-made drones for the U.S. Air Force, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes CAE instructors will facilitate command and control coursework for MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircraft at air bases in California, New Mexico …

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France Requests $1.5B General Atomics Reaper UAV Sale

France has requested to buy 16 General Atomics-made Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles from the U.S. government through a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. France intends for the remotely-piloted aircraft to support military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and to help coordinate between U.S and French military and peacekeeping forces, …

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