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U.S. Navy Selects Leonardo Osprey Radar for MQ-8C Fire Scout UAS

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has announced that its Osprey active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar has been picked to serve as look-out on-board the US Navy’s newly-upgraded unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C Fire Scout. The helicopter will be launched from the decks of US naval combat vessels to ...

Kratos Receives $12.6 Million Contract from Defense Innovation Unit Experimental for Sensor Integration into UTAP-22 UAS

Contract to Increase the Capability and Demonstrate the Utility of the UTAP-22 in a Large, Complex Exercise Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $12.6 million contract with Defense ...

Drone Aviation Awarded Department of Defense Contract for WATT Electric Tethered Drones

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply its WATT electric tethered drones to a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) customer. The contract, valued at approximately $400,000, includes ...

Northrop Grumman Begins Optical Bar Camera Testing On Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman successfully flew a UTC Aerospace Optical Bar Camera (OBC) broad-area synoptic sensor on an RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS), company officials announced on 12 October."That was the first of five planned flights," Mick Jaggers, Northrop Grumman vice president and ...

Aeryon Labs Interduces Real-time Video Processing And Next-Generation EO/IR Payload

Aeryon Labs Inc., the premier provider of VTOL small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) solutions today introduced Vector™, an integrated onboard computing platform dedicated to real-time video processing. Available on select Aeryon payloads including theAeryon HDZoom30 and the new Aeryon SR-EO/IR ...

Australian Navy Tests ScanEagle UAV Operability With ViDAR

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has conducted long-term unmanned aircraft systems operations of the ScanEagle in the Christmas Island, Australia.The operation was carried out by six members from the Navy Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit, from the island’s aerodrome.The operation was ...

US Army Awards AeroVironment $22.8 Million Contract For Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems (LMAMS)

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today announced the United States Army Close Combat Weapons Systems Project Office has awarded the company a contract for Block 10C Switchblade™ Lethal Miniature Aerial ...

US Navy Buys 10 More Fire Scout UAVs

Northrop Grumman will build ten additional MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy, bringing the service’s total order for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance UAVs to 29. The next-generation Fire Scout, which will provide surveillance for the littoral combat ship, has completed 750 hours ...

Lockheed Martin Conducts Underwater UAS Launch From An AUV

Lockheed Martin successfully launched Vector Hawk, a small, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on command from the Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) during a cross-domain command-and-control event hosted by the U.S. Navy, the company announced in a Sept. 28 release.In addition to ...

US Navy Tests Counter-UAS Capabilities Aboard Warships

The U.S. Navy has announced that it has tested counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities aboard guided-missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS Lassen (DDG 82) during exercise Black Dart off the coast of Destin, Florida.The exercise provides a venue where participants ...