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USAF Completes First Auto-Land Using MQ-9 BLOCK 5

On August 7, the U.S. Air Force (USAF) completed the first-ever automated landing of an MQ-9 Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), followed by the first auto-takeoff on August 9. The new Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) was developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. ...

AeroVironment $5.9 Million Contract to Procure Raven UAS for the Portuguese Army

AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, announced today the receipt of a fixed-price contract award valued at $5,962,494 from NSPA on August 20, 2018. The contract award encompasses the procurement of Raven™ ...

Bell And Teammates Selected For NASA UAS Demo In 2020

Bell, a Textron Inc. company, has announced a cooperative agreement with NASA for an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight demonstration in the National Airspace System (NAS), expected to be conducted in 2020. The cooperative agreement outlines the goal of progressing toward routine ...

Bharat Drone Systems And Its Technological Partner UAVOS Demonstrate New UAS

At the annual Indian exhibition UAV INDIA 2018 CIVIL & MILITARY, which will be held in New Delhi, Bharat Drone Systems Pvt together with UAVOS Inc., a company specialized in unmanned solutions, will demonstrate new examples of unmanned aerial systems (UAS): unmanned vertical takeoff and landing ...

Cyient – BlueBird Joint Venture Wins Its First Order from Indian Army for SpyLite UAS

Cyient Solutions & Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CSS), a joint venture between Cyient Ltd. and BlueBird Aero Systems, Israel, today announced that it has received its first supply order from a unit of the Indian Army for SpyLite mini UAV systems for high altitude aerial surveillance. CSS ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Expands Team Reaper Australia

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world's leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, today announced the further expansion of Team Reaper Australia. Sentient Vision Systems, Team Reaper Australia’s newest member, is the only Australian ...

Boeing Secures $805M Deal To Build MQ-25A UAS For US Navy

After a months-long competition with the likes of Lockheed Martin, Boeing has won a $805.3 million contract from the Pentagon to build the first four MQ-25A autonomous refueling planes for the Navy. The MQ-25 Stingray is meant to refuel Navy fighter jets such as the Boeing F/A-18 ...

AeroVironment MacCready Works Donates Quantix Systems to West Point Military Academy

AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced its MacCready Works lab has donated automated Quantix™ hybrid drones, spare parts and AeroVironment’s Decision Support System (AV DSS™) analytics ...

Insitu Wins $54 Million Contract For New Blackjack UAS For US Marines and Poland

Boeing subsidiary Insitu was awarded an almost $54 million contract for RQ-21 Blackjack drones and related equipment for the U.S. Marine Corps and Poland, a U.S. Department of Defense release said. The $53,965,378 firm-fixed-price contract to “procure four full-rate production, Lot ...

Ukrainian Company Unveils New Drone With Grenade Launcher

Ukrainian company Matrix UAV has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) eqquiped with a grenade launcher, said Yuriy Kasyanov on 17 August. Yuriy Kasyanov announced on his Facebook page that еру Matrix UAV company has developed an attack multi-purpose unmanned ...