Home / Tag Archives: unmanned aircraft system

Tag Archives: unmanned aircraft system

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. …

Read More »

Boeing to Lease MIT Space for Future Aerospace & Autonomy Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to lease a 100,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Mass., that will house research, design and development work on air mobility platforms by 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the future Boeing Aerospace and Autonomy Center will occupy space within a …

Read More »

General Atomics, Partner Test Performance of Arresting Hook for Proposed Navy Drone Tanker

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit has completed tests on the performance of an arresting hook that it built with Fokker for a proposed U.S. Navy unmanned aerial refueling aircraft under the MQ-25 Stingray program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. and Fokker worked to verify …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Navy, Northrop Grumman Mark Start of MQ-4C Triton Flight Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the U.S. Navy have begun flight operations for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, California, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the first pair of operational Triton drones will undergo tests with Navy maintainers …

Read More »

Boeing Subsidiary Deploys More UAS Software Platforms for UND Degree Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2018 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary has entered into an expanded agreement with the University of North Dakota on the delivery of an unmanned aircraft system curriculum at the university using several of the company’s UAS software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Insitu said Wednesday UND will …

Read More »

Kratos Secures State Dept Clearance for Int’l Marketing of 2nd Tactical UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will work to market a second tactical unmanned aircraft system in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region following an approval from the State Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Mako drone is designed …

Read More »

Kratos Gets State Dept Approval to Market Tactical UAS in Europe, APAC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has received clearance from the State Department to market a company-built tactical unmanned aircraft system to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the UTAP-22 Mako drone, which will be available to …

Read More »

Kratos Plans Nearly 84,000 Sq Ft Oklahoma City Campus for Drone Engineering, Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 30, 2018 — A division of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will establish new facilities in Oklahoma City for engineering, production and administrative operations focused on unmanned aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the offices, which will occupy an initial 8,800 square feet but …

Read More »