Tag Archives: RPA

General Atomics, Partner Open Reaper Landing Gear Production Facility in Netherlands

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — A division of General Atomics has partnered with GKN Aerospace‘s Fokker business to open a facility in the Netherlands that would house production of Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper landing gear systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Fokker said Tuesday it will work with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. to …

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General Atomics Forms Research Partnership in Japan for Guardian RPA Airspace Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2017 — A business unit of General Atomics is working to secure approval from Japan’s government to integrate the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft’s “Guardian” variant with the country’s non-segregated civil airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has entered into a research partnership with a consortium …

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Air Force Taps Doss Aviation for $290M Ground, Flight Training Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Doss Aviation a potential 10-year, $290 million contract to provide ground and flight training for pilots, combat systems officers, remotely piloted aircraft pilots and international military students. Doss Aviation will implement an initial flight training program meant to prepare participants for specialized undergraduate pilot, SCO and RPA …

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General Atomics Completes Aircraft Integration, Ships Certifiable Predator B for Developmental Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 9, 2016 — A General Atomics subsidiary has completed aircraft integration for its Certifiable Predator B remotely piloted aircraft and has shipped the unit to its Gray Butte flight operations facility to begin developmental tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is scheduled to conduct ground and taxi …

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General Atomics Tests Missile Tracking Function on Predator B

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2016 — General Atomics has conducted a ballistic missile tracking test using a Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft equipped with Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Multi-spectral Targeting Systems-B electro-optical infrared turret system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The test was held during the U.S. Navy‘s biennial Pacific Dragon maritime exercise in Hawaii with the Japanese …

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General Atomics Marks 1st Predator Flight at North Dakota UAS Training Academy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2016 — General Atomics has flown a Predator remotely piloted aircraft at its Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy in North Dakota for the first time as part of its training operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the academy seeks to complement RPA training programs at the …

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General Atomics Taps CAE, UND Aerospace Foundation to Support RPA Training Academy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2016 — General Atomics has partnered separately with CAE (NYSE: CAE) and the University of North Dakota to support the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. training academy for remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. CAE will provide classroom, simulator and live-flight instruction support on the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper …

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GA-ASI’s Chris Pehrson: Data Integration, Rapid Acquisition to Drive Dev’t of C4ISR Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2016 — Chris Pehrson, senior director of strategic development at General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business, has said that the C4ISR sector faces a challenge in processing the large volume of sensor data collected by remotely piloted aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Pehrson told Bloomberg Government in an …

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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Govt to Adopt Robotic Process Automation to Transform Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2015 — Teresa Weipert, executive vice president of the government solutions business of Sutherland Global Services, sees increased public sector interest in robotic process automation as a tool to boost operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Weipert wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on Nextgov that …

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