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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 Tests SkyGuardian RPA ‘Certifiable’ Ground Control Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 29, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has completed a test to demonstrate the operation of a ground control station to fly and maneuver the MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the Certifiable Ground Control Station, which is compliant with NATO’s STANAG 4671 airworthiness …

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CTI Wins Potential $241M Air Force Contract to Help Train MQ-9 Operators

Crew Training International has won a potential five-year, $241.4M contract to help the U.S. Air Force train aircrew of MQ-9 multimission remotely piloted aircraft and associated courseware. The Air Force’s Acquisition Management and Integration Center received eight offers for the firm-fixed-price contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said …

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General Atomics Lined Up for Reaper Block 5 Production Contract From Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is set to receive a sole-source contract from the U.S. Air Force for the production of MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 unmanned aircraft systems for fiscal year 2019, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Air Force Materiel Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday that …

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General Atomics Holds 1st Flight of 2nd SkyGuardian RPA to Test Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 4, 2018 — General Atomics has flown a second MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant of the Predator B remotely piloted aircraft as part of preparations to deliver to its first customer in the 2020s, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its aeronautical systems business held the initial flight of the second …

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General Atomics Flies SkyGuardian RPA Over Atlantic for Royal International Air Tattoo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2018 — General Atomics has flown an MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant of its Predator B remotely piloted aircraft from North Dakota in the U.S. to Gloucestershire in the U.K. ahead of the platform’s presentation at the 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo airshow over the weekend, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company …

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General Atomics Concludes Large-Scale Flight Demo of Guardian RPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 26, 2018 — General Atomics’ Guardian remotely piloted aircraft has undergone its first large-scale demonstration aimed at showcasing the platform’s civil and scientific applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the activity, which was held in Iki Island, Japan, allowed Guardian to validate its capability …

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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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CAE Defense & Security Opens Canberra Office in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — CAE has unveiled a new facility for its defense and security business in Australia as the company works to secure a contract for the military’s Project Air 7003 with industry partners including General Atomics, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Canberra office, which serves to expand CAE’s …

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AECOM to Help USAF Maintain Remotely Piloted Aircraft Under Potential $961M Contract; John Vollmer Comments

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) management services group has landed a potential seven-year, $961 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force maintain and operate remotely piloted aircraft. The company said Tuesday it will provide organizational-level maintenance services for MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk systems, as well as support MQ-9 aircrew operators worldwide. “RPA systems are …

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