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Raytheon Intros Common Ground Control Tech for Navy’s Unmanned Systems; Bob Busey Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has utilized open architecture and the Unmanned Aircraft System Control Segment standard to develop a technology that the U.S. Navy can use to operate several unmanned platforms even with the limited space for ground control stations on naval ships, ExecutiveBiz …

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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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