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Northrop Secures $164M Army Hunter UAS Support Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received a one-year, $163.6M contract to provide a range of support services for the U.S. Army’s fleet of MQ5B Hunter drones. The company will help the military branch operate, engineer, reconfigure and maintain the unmanned aerial systems as part of the cost-plus-fixed-fee award, the Department of …

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Kratos-Aerovironment Team to Integrate, Demo Tactical UAS & Missile System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2019 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) is working with Aerovironment to demonstrate an unmanned aircraft system in which a small tube-launched drone can be deployed from another that is larger and runway-independent to operate across multiple domains in near-peer, denied environments, ExecutiveBiz …

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Army Selects Martin UAV, Textron’s AAI Subsidiary for $100M Tactical Drone Contract

Martin UAV and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) AAI Corp. subsidiary will compete for orders to provide non-developmental tactical unmanned aerial systems to the U.S. Army under a potential three-year, $99.5M contract. Eleven bids were submitted to Army Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price contract, which runs through March 27, 2022, the Department …

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Northrop Gets $89.5M Navy Contract for Triton UAS Engineering, Sustainment Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide engineering and sustainment services for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems under a potential one-year, $89.5M cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The company will provide field service representatives, test support staff and logistics personnel for the sustainment of Triton vehicles, operator training systems and mission …

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Kratos Buys Majority Stake in Turbine Engine Maker FTT, Forms New Business Unit

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has acquired a controlling interest in Florida Turbine Technologies for $60M in cash and stock and formed a new business unit as a result of the transaction. FTT will operate as part of the newly created Kratos Turbine Technologies division, which will focus on the …

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TSC Adopts ‘ADS Federal’ Name Following Acquisition

Technical Services Corp. has purchased Virginia-based Accelerated Development & Support and rebranded as ADS Federal as a result of the acquisition. ADS Federal Angel Diaz said in a statement published Monday the combined firm will leverage ADS’ experience supporting the Department of Defense and identify critical requirements in support of clients’ missions. …

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PAE ISR to Equip Resolute Eagle UAS With Persistent Systems’ MANET Radio; Chris Corgnati Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 2, 2018 — PAE ISR has entered into an agreement to utilize Persistent Systems‘ MPU5 radio with Wave Relay mobile ad hoc networking technology on the Resolute Eagle unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 19. The PAE and AOC joint venture said Dec. 18 the radio system works to run high-demand …

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PAE ISR Earns Interim Flight Clearance for VTOL Resolute Eagle Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 28, 2018 — A joint venture of PAE and AOC has secured a Group 3 interim flight clearance from Naval Air Systems Command that serves to verify the airworthiness of a vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. PAE ISR said Monday the Resolute Eagle VTOL variant has been verified …

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Boeing, SparkCognition to Form JV to Support UAS Airspace Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 21, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SparkCognition plan to jointly develop software made to facilitate the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the world’s airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The two firms will establish SkyGrid, a joint venture that would leverage artificial intelligence, blockchain and data analytics …

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PAE ISR Picks UTC-Built Laser Designator for Resolute Eagle UAS; Beth Beach Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6, 2018 — A joint venture between PAE and AOC has tapped a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to supply an optical and laser designation payload for the Resolute Eagle drone, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 9. PAE ISR said Oct. 8 UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the TASE400 …

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