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U.S. Army Awards Leidos Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Prime Contract

Leidos   was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army to provide Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) technical services and field support. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a three-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a ...

MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes First Flight from Littoral Combat Ship

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s  autonomous helicopter, MQ-8C Fire Scout, took to the air for the first time from a U.S. Navy independence-class Littoral Combat ship, USS Montgomery (LCS-8). The flight took place off the coast of California during the second phase of Dynamic Interface testing, ...

UTC Aerospace Systems MS-177 Sensor Completes First Flight Test

The U.S. military will soon be able to see airborne images at a greater distance and with greater clarity than ever before now that UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed the first flight test of its new MS-177 long-range, multi-spectral ...

GA-ASI’s Predator B Demonstrates Threat Radar Detection

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful airborne demonstration of a Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) on a GA-ASI Predator® ...

MQ-4C Triton Improves Mission Capability With Successful Software Upgrade Test

The U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton, built by Northrop Grumman Corporation, completed formal lab testing and a successful first flight of an improved software suite that enhances the autonomous unmanned system’s operational capabilities and enables Early Operational Capability (EOC) deployment in ...

US Navy To Conduct UAS Flight Research On Dauphin Island, Alabama

An agreement has been reached with the Mobile County Commission to conduct U.S. Navy drone flight research at Jeremiah Denton Airport on Dauphin Island, Alabama, according to the Alabama Media Group.The short-term research project, in which unmanned aerial systems will be tested, is being ...

Deployed Maintainers Fight ISIS With Global Hawk Consistency

A 380th Air Expeditionary Wing  EQ-4 Global Hawk, carrying a communications enhancing payload, completed 1,000 continuous sorties without occurring a single maintenance cancellation while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve here.Members of the 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron and ...

Northrop Firebird Tests Collision Avoidance System For UAVs

Northrop Grumman’s Firebird optionally manned demonstrator has completed an early shakedown of the anti-collision system intended to make the skies safe for unmanned and manned aircraft.The flight tests over Mojave, California, will provide the data that shows how well the version of the ...

AEgis Will Launch Vampire Pro: Military And UAS Simulation Training System at AUVSI XPonential

Leveraging 10 years of Unmanned Air System (UAS) simulation and training experience, AEgis Technologies will showcase its new Vampire® Pro and Team drone training system at the AUVSI XPonential Conference May 8-11 in Dallas, Texas. Visit AEgis Booth #2724 for demonstrations on its latest training ...

Brazil’s Caçador UAS Clears Testing Hurdle And Receives Approval

Brazil's Caçador unmanned air vehicle – an adapted version of the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron 1 – has received approval from the nation's defense ministry as a so-called strategic defense product, following a series of flight tests conducted in different areas of its territory. ...