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GA‑ASI MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remains Airborne for Over 48 Hours Non-stop

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) today announced that its new MQ-9B SkyGuardian™ Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system, a "Certifiable" (STANAG 4671) version of its Predator® B product line, has set a company record with the longest endurance flight of any Predator-series ...

Northrop Secures Navy Triton UAS Long-Lead Material Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a $49.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead components, materials, parts and services required to produce the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system.The Defense Department said Monday work will occur in Maryland, West Virginia, Utah, Texas, ...

General Atomics Receives $400M USAF Reaper Production Contract

General Atomics won a nearly $400 million Air Force contract to build 36 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems "in the fiscal 2016 production configuration," the Defense Department announced Tuesday evening. Work under the firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract is slated to end Aug. 31, 2020. The ...

Heron 1 UAS To Replace Israeli Manned Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Heron 1 unmanned aerial systems are to replace manned Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft of the Israeli Air Force.Israel Aerospace Industries, maker of the Heron 1, said the maritime Heron will feature maritime radar and an electro-optical payload suitable for maritime patrol and intelligence ...

Drone Aviation to Unveil New Heavy Lift WATT 300 Multirotor Tethered Drone

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQB: DRNE) (“Drone Aviation” or the “Company”), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it is unveiling the new WATT 300 heavy-lift tethered multirotor drone and an upgraded military WASP aerostat platform at the ...

U.S. Coast Guard Makes History with Insitu ScanEagle

When the Coast Guard Cutter STRATTON left its home port in Alameda, Calif., earlier this year, it was the first U.S. Coast Guard cutter to deploy fully equipped with a small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) for an entire patrol. That sUAS was ScanEagle, and by the end of the deployment, the aircraft ...

Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System To Receive Software, Radar Upgrades

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract for $36.8 million to integrate radar systems on the MQ-8C Fire Scout drone helicopter. The pre-existing contract will include software updates, testing programs, and installation and support systems.The work will be done primarily in Rancho Bernardo, ...

Lockheed Martin Continues Successful Flight Demonstrations of Fury Expeditionary UAS

Lockheed Martin's advanced tactical Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS), Fury, is regularly flying long-range endurance test missions as the company prepares it for low-rate production.In flight tests since May 2016, Fury has flown more than 200 hours and reliably demonstrated more than ...

XTAR Selected To Provide Connectivity To U.S. Navy UAS Program

XTAR, LLC has announced that it has been selected once again by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to supply X-band satellite bandwidth for the MQ-4C Triton UAS.  The blanket purchase agreement has a ceiling of $9.8 million and consists of a one-year base with four one-year options....

Northwest UAV NW-44 Engine Hits 1000 Combat Flight Hours

In just a few years, from concept to first flight, the Northwest UAV NW-44 Multi-Fuel Engine has reached the noteworthy milestone of logging over 1000 combat flight hours. This milestone demonstrates the unique value the NW-44 Engine and Northwest UAV team bring to the unmanned aerial systems ...