Home / Tag Archives: unmanned aircraft system

Tag Archives: unmanned aircraft system

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 »

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, …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »