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Northrop Lands Army Contract Modification for Hunter UAS Engineering Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide engineering services in support of the U.S. Army‘s Hunter unmanned aircraft systems under a $12.5 million contract modification from the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday Northrop’s technical services unit based in Sierra Vista, …

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General Atomics to Supply Drones for ISR Missions at Centcom Area of Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is set to receive work to supply contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned aircraft systems for Task Force Southwest’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Naval Air Systems Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems …

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Boeing Secures FAA Registration for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Prototype

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — The Federal Aviation Administration has assigned a registration number to Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the company’s proposed unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy as the future MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based autonomous tanker, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing secured the FAA registration number N234MQ for its T1 drone prototype, which it …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary will continue its work to develop a twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $48 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Aurora said Wednesday the contract covers certification of the Orion UAS for deployment at international locations …

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Northrop Gets $255M Contract Modification for Lot 3 MQ-4C Triton UAS Production

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a four-year, $255.3 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to produce a third batch of MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems. The company will provide three low-rate initial production MQ-4Cs to the service branch under the modification, the  Defense Department said Thursday. DoD added that Northrop conduct trade …

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Report: India Plans $2B General Atomics-Built Maritime Patrol UAS Procurement

India intends to buy General Atomics-built unmanned aerial systems designed for maritime surveillance operations through an estimated $2 billion government-to-government deal with the U.S., Business Standard reported Thursday. The report said India will order 22 units of unarmed Sea Guardian UAS, a naval version of the Predator B platform. U.S. and Indian governments said …

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General Atomics Lands $95M Award for Army Gray Eagle Block Zero Logistics Services

General Atomics‘ aeronautical business unit has received a one-year, $94.6 million contract modification to provide logistics services for the U.S. Army‘s Gray Eagle Block Zero unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Friday the Army obligated $22.8 million in fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award. …

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General Atomics, Intelsat Test Reaper UAS Beam Switching on EpicNG Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — General Atomics has collaborated with a subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I) to test the beam switching capability of a Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system connected to the Intelsat 29e satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Intelsat General said Wednesday the test worked to demonstrate the first in-flight …

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Kratos Holds Multi-UAS Demo for Large-Scale Military Exercise

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has completed a demonstration of a fleet of UTAP-22 Mako unmanned aircraft systems as part of a larger military exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the multi-UAS operational demonstration focused on Mako’s autonomous functions, including manned-unmanned teaming, and …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson to Present at Upcoming Symposium on UAS Policies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2017 — Chris Pehrson, vice president for strategic development at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, will be a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.‘s Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium from Nov. 7 to 8, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 6. TTC said Oct. 5 Pehrson will join other …

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