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DOT Taps AT&T to Provide LTE Network Coverage for UAS Integration Pilot Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — The Transportation Department has selected AT&T (NYSE: T) to provide long-term evolution network coverage for a pilot program designed to test unmanned aerial vehicles as part of government efforts to integrate UAVs into the national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DOT’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration …

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Kratos to Support Dynetics in Phase 3 of DARPA’s Drone Swarming Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) business unit will work with partner Dynetics as the team advances to the third phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program for the aerial launch and recovery of multiple drones, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. …

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Cubic Mission Solutions Eyes CPI Ground Terminal, Antennas for UAV Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit has picked Communications and Power Industries to deliver ground data terminals and antennas that will work to support unmanned aerial vehicle operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space Daily reported Wednesday Cubic Mission Solutions awarded several contracts to CPI’s antenna systems division …

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Places Investment in Drone Radar Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 19, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) investment arm has joined the Series A funding round for Fortem Technologies in support of the Utah-based company’s efforts to build a radar system for unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The investment in Fortem is Boeing HorizonX Ventures‘ second …

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Lockheed Unveils Software for Simultaneous Multi-UAV Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a technology that will work to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations by enabling simultaneous control of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles of different types, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Tuesday the VCSi platform is designed in …

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General Atomics Unit Gets Air Force Order for Reaper Software Development Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — An affiliate of General Atomics will develop, deliver and sustain software for the Air Force Special Operations Command’s and Air Combat Command’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a potential $49.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the sole-source U.S. Air Force award to General …

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Boeing Develops UAV Prototype to Test Autonomy, Electric Propulsion Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled a prototype electric unmanned aerial vehicle that it aims to use as a testbed for the development of autonomous and electric propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the vertical-takeoff-and-landing multicopter UAV will serve as a cargo air …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE’s UAV Training Systems Integrator Deal With UAE to Drive New Business Model

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — CAE will roll out an unmanned aerial vehicle training system to the United Arab Emirates as the country’s selected training systems integrator, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Aviation Week reported Monday that Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group, noted that the company’s role of systems integrator …

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General Atomics Eyes Automation Tech for Reaper UAV; Chris Pehrson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — General Atomics is exploring the integration of automation technology into the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle as part of efforts to update and boost the performance of the platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Darren Moe, senior director of automation and user experience …

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Northrop to Support Navy Triton UAV Sustainment Under $66M Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide test and maintenance services for the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles under a $66.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop Grumman Systems received the task order as part of a basic ordering …

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