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UiPath’s Jim Walker: Agencies Could Use Robotic Process Automation as ‘Starting Point’ for AI Adoption

Jim Walker, federal chief technology officer and director of public sector marketing at UiPath, has said government agencies could use robotic process automation as an initial platform to begin investing in artificial intelligence to advance their digital transformation initiatives. Walker wrote that RPA could help agencies improve the delivery of …

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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 Picks Industry Partners in Bid for Canada’s RPA Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2018 — General Atomics’ aeronautical systems unit has created an industry team aimed at addressing Canada’s requirements for multimission remotely piloted aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it partnered with CAE, L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) Wescam subsidiary and Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business …

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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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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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Air Force May Transfer General Atomics-Built Predator RPAs to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Some of the U.S. Air Force‘s General Atomics-built MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft may be transferred to the U.S. Navy as the air fleet transitions to the MQ-9 Reaper by the end of the year for additional capacity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The War Zone reported …

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General Atomics Expands Industry Team to Address Australian RPA Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has added five more industry partners to support work on an Australian government project that aims to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the new members of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems-led Team Reaper …

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General Atomics Performs FAA-Approved Flight of Predator B Variant in National Airspace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has performed a flight of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely piloted aircraft across non-restricted airspace following approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it flew the Predator B variant from Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona to General Atomics …

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General Atomics Receives $400M Air Force Reaper RPA Production Contract

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has secured a $400 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture 36 MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the firm-fixed-price contract is for the fiscal 2016 production configuration of MQ-9 RPAs. Work will occur at a company facility Poway, California, through Aug. 31, 2020. …

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CAE to Provide RPA Training Support for UAE Air Force; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide training on remotely piloted aircraft operations to the United Arab Emirates’ air forces under a potential $40.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract covers a combination of academic, simulator and live-flying RPA training services, including courseware …

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