Tag Archives: RQ-21A Blackjack

Raytheon Holds Demo of Signal-Choosing Radio Comms System on Blackjack UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 26, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has conducted an activity to showcase the functions of a radio communications technology that works to autonomously select the radio frequency that is most optimal to support operations in a congested environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its …

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Boeing’s Insitu Unit Gets $54M Blackjack UAS Delivery Contract From Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply four Lot II RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy and eight attrition aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps and Poland under a $54M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Insitu will also deliver ground control …

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Boeing Insitu Gets $71M Navy Contract Modification for Blackjack UAS Production

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has been awarded a $70.8 million contract modification to build and deliver six RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The modification exercises an option on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract and covers lot 1 full-rate production work as well as systems engineering …

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Marines Eye Boeing Insitu’s Blackjack UAV Integration With Manned Flight Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 4, 2016 — An unmanned aerial vehicle built by Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has flown in airspace that also accommodates manned aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The U.S. Marine Corps reported March 25 the Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 flew an  RQ-21A Blackjack in Class D airspace above Marine …

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Boeing Arm to Build 3 Blackjack UAS for Navy, Marine Corps

A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary has received a $41.1 million contract to produce Blackjack small unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, Intelligence Aerospace reported Monday. John Keller writes the three RQ-21A Blackjack’s sensor payload contains a visible-light imager, mid-wave infrared imager, laser rangefinder, infrared marker, communications and automatic …

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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary to Provide Navy With Blackjack Drones

Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary Insitu will supply the U.S. Navy with three RQ-21A Blackjack drones, ground control stations, and associated equipment and services under a $41.1 million low-rate initial production contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also includes initial spares, launch and recovery equipment, and program management and system engineering services. Insitu will perform …

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