Military 191 results

Navy Releases Final MQ-25 Stingray RFP; General Atomics Bid Revealed

Naval Air Systems Command has quietly released the final request for proposals to industry for the unmanned MQ-25 Stingray aerial tanker.Last week, the Navy issued the RFP to four industry competitors for the air segment of what will be the service’s Navy’s first operational carrier-based ...

GA-ASI Transitions to An All Gray Eagle Extended Range Production Line for the U.S. Army

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) officially transitioned its production line from the MQ-1C Gray Eagle to its new long-range variant, the MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range following the completion of the last contracted MQ-1C aircraft. GA-ASI’s investment in ...

U.S. Navy Awards AeroVironment $2.5 Million Contract for Expansion of Blackwing UAS Program

AeroVironment, Inc. , a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, today announced the receipt of a contract award from the United States Navy on September 29, 2017 for continuation and expansion of its Blackwing™ small Unmanned Aerial ...

UltiSat Awarded CTC Task Order to Provide Commercial SATCOM Services

UltiSat, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end managed satellite communications networks and high-touch professional services, announced that it was recently awarded a COMSATCOM Transponded Capacity (CTC) task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Defense Information Technology ...

IAI Releases The Air Hopper Unmanned Helicopter System

Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) Unmanned systems have successfully completed a proof of concept to high officials of the defense industry and the IDF. Recently developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) the Air Hopper took a part in a demonstration that covered two scenarios, one simulating ...

Mexico Buys Aeronautics Aerostar Tactical Unmanned Aerial System

An Aerostar tactical unmanned aerial system (TUAS) from Israel’s Aeronautics has been purchased by the Mexican government through Balam Security (Balam Seguridad privada S.A. de C.V.), a vendor of military equipment and security systems in Latin America. The size of the deal was ...

China’s CH-5 UAV Conducts Live-fire Trial With New Precision Weapon

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) has successfully integrated and launched a new precision guided missile (PGM) on its Cai Hong 5 (Rainbow 5, or CH-5) strike-capable, medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (MALE UAV), Jane’s sources have confirmed.The ...

Chinas’ AVIC Helicopter Institute Unviels It’s Newest Unmanned Helicopter The AV500W

China is displaying its unmanned reconnaissance and attack helicopter to possible foreign military buyers at an exhibition in Tianjin. The aircraft is the AV500W, a 24.6-feet long autonomous aircraft developed and produced at the AVIC Helicopter Research and Development Institute. ...

Chinese Company Tengoen Unveils Several Armed UAVs At ASEAN Expo

Chinese company Tengoen unveiled a series of armed reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the 14th China–ASEAN Expo in Nanning from 12 to 15 September, including two fixed-wing and two vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAVs.One of the platforms displayed in the southern Chinese ...

Lockheed Martin New Laser Weapon System Downs UAV Systems Quickly

A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.In tests conducted with the U.S. Army's Space and Missile Defense Command in August, the 30-kilowatt ...