Tag Archives: UAS

General Atomics Gets $193M Army UAS Logistics Support Modification

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has received a $192.7M contract modification to provide logistics services for the U.S. Army‘s Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system. Army Contracting Command will obligate $41.8M at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Work …

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General Atomics to Provide Army UAS Technical Services Under $442M Contract

General Atomics has received a potential five-year, $441.6M contract to provide technical services to Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems the company has produced for the U.S. Army. The service branch will determine funds and performance locations with each order under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract that runs through Sept. 30, 2023, the Defense Department …

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Lockheed Martin Backs Competition on AI-Enabled Autonomous Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with the Drone Racing League to establish a competition focused on utilizing artificial intelligence to operate an unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday participants in the $2M AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge will be tasked to develop an …

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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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Insitu Gets Additional $232M SOCOM UAS ISR Task Order

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary a potential $232 million task order under a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Wednesday the order has a $5,000 minimum value and extends Insitu’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the MEUAS II-B platform. …

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Raytheon Radar, UAS to Support Army Ground Troops Against Enemy Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — A Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) radar and unmanned aircraft system designed to detect and counter adversary drones will be utilized by the U.S. Army in its battlefield operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its Coyote tube-launched UAS, which will be deployed before the end of 2018, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: $400M+ July Contracts and Top 10 Stories

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup July 9 – July 13, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes   Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up:  $400M+ July Contracts & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Who Says Summer is Slow? $400M+ …

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Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures Invests in UAS Flight Mgmt Software Developer Kittyhawk

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) venture capital arm has invested in Kittyhawk to support the development of the San Francisco-based startup’s mobile applications and enterprise software offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Boeing said Wednesday HorizonX Ventures joined Bonfire Ventures and Freestyle Capital in a seed funding round …

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PAE ISR to Use Sagetech Transponder on ‘Resolute Eagle’ UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2018 — PAE ISR has tapped Sagetech to provide a transponder system for integration into the former’s Resolute Eagle unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Sagetech said Tuesday its MX12A and MXS transponders will be integrated to the Resolute Eagle UAS platform developed by the PAE–American …

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DoD Clears Sale of General Atomics Predator B Drone Variant to India

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — General Atomics has received clearance from the Defense Department to sell its armed Predator B unmanned aerial vehicles to India following a previous approval for the country’s purchase of the Guardian drone for maritime surveillance, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The decision to push the sale forward was …

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