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GA-ASI Selected to Provide UAS to Royal Netherlands Defence Force

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world’s leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), has been selected to provide UAS to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). This decision follows consideration by the Ministry of Defence for the Netherlands.  ...

US Army Selects Raytheon For Near-term Counter-UAS Mission

The U.S. Army will use Raytheon Company's  Coyote® unmanned aircraft system and the KRFS radar, which stands for Ku band radio frequency system, to counter the escalating threat of enemy unmanned aerial vehicles in the skies above the battlefield. Equipped with an advanced seeker ...

SNC & IAI Partner to Co-develop a Tactical VTOL UAS for U.S. Government Market

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) today to support the development of a new tactical Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) able to take off and land vertically for the U.S. market. The ...

Spanish Army Tests Upgraded PASI Searcher Mk III Class II Tactical UAS

The Spanish Army, together with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), has successfully completed the testing of two upgraded PASI Searcher Mk III class II tactical UAS, the NSPA announced on 9 July. The testing was conducted at the Eim Shemer Airfield, Israel, in June. ...

MQ-8C Fire Scout Initial Operational Test and Evaluation Complete

USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 (VX-1) completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout, June 29.Results from this IOT&E will inform decision-makers on how best to integrate the Navy's newest unmanned ...

GA-ASI SkyGuardian Takes Off from North Dakota on Trans-Atlantic Flight

Today at 12:48 p.m. CDT a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) produced by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) took off from Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA on the first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a MALE RPA. GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyG...

U.S. Army Selects AeroVironment to Compete for Family of UAS and Spare Parts Task Orders

AeroVironment, Inc.  announced that on April 10, 2018 the United States Army selected the Company and six other suppliers for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) sustainment under a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The seven awardees will compete for LRRS and ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Maximizing Fuel Capacity for MQ-25

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is using an integrated fuel tank structure to maximize fuel offload for the proposed MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Navy. GA-ASI applied its knowledge of advanced composite aircraft structures to develop integrated fuel ...

Schiebel Demonstrates Camcopter S-100 UAS To Belgian Navy

Schiebel has announced that it has effectively demonstrated the search and rescue and maritime surveillance capabilities of the CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) to the Belgian Navy. Schiebel’s trials for the Belgian Navy were aimed at building an enhanced knowledge base and ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to Fly First Transatlantic Flight of a MALE RPA

On July 10-11, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) plans to make the first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA is scheduled to fly from the company’s Flight Test ...