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German Navy Selects The SKELDAR V-200 To Provide UAV Reconnaissance

UMS SKELDAR, the world-class provider of rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions and avionics software has been awarded a procurement contract through Munich-based partner and prime contractor Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH (ESG) for a new, unmanned, airborne reconnaissance system for ...

President Trump Signs Defense Bill with $9.6 Billion for UAS Spending

President Trump has signed into law H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, authorizing the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to spend $9.6 billion for unmanned vehicle systems. The bill increases military spending for unmanned technologies by 28 ...

Bastille Day Security Enhanced by GA-ASI-Built MQ-9 Reaper

The French Air Force operated two of its MQ-9 Reapers® simultaneously in support of France’s Bastille Day events, one over Paris and the second over Cognac, on July 14th. The “French Reapers,” Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), ...

Textron Divisions Pair Scorpion Jet With Drone Control Capability

 Textron Systems and Textron Aviation, businesses of Textron Inc. announced today the successful integration and demonstration of the company’s manned-unmanned teaming capability via the Textron Systems’ Synturian® control and collaboration technology and Textron Aviation Defense Scor...

AeroVironment Awarded Contract For Drone Data Links For Norway

AeroVironment, of Simi Valley, Calif., has received a $17.6 million contract for Digital Data Link M1 systems for two unmanned aerial vehicles of the U.S. Army. The contract, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, provides for RQ-20B Puma AE II U.S. Digital Data Link M1 and ...

GA-ASI Completes Testing of Arresting Hook and HDD for MQ-25

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. concluded performance testing of the arresting hook Hold Down Damper (HDD) for its proposed MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Navy. GA-ASI worked in collaboration with a team from GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business unit in Helmond, ...

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. ...