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MQ-8C Fire Scout Initial Operational Test and Evaluation Complete

USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 (VX-1) completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for the MQ-8C Fire Scout, June 29.Results from this IOT&E will inform decision-makers on how best to integrate the Navy's newest unmanned ...

GA-ASI SkyGuardian Takes Off from North Dakota on Trans-Atlantic Flight

Today at 12:48 p.m. CDT a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) produced by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) took off from Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA on the first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a MALE RPA. GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyG...

U.S. Army Selects AeroVironment to Compete for Family of UAS and Spare Parts Task Orders

AeroVironment, Inc.  announced that on April 10, 2018 the United States Army selected the Company and six other suppliers for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) sustainment under a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The seven awardees will compete for LRRS and ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Maximizing Fuel Capacity for MQ-25

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is using an integrated fuel tank structure to maximize fuel offload for the proposed MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Navy. GA-ASI applied its knowledge of advanced composite aircraft structures to develop integrated fuel ...

Schiebel Demonstrates Camcopter S-100 UAS To Belgian Navy

Schiebel has announced that it has effectively demonstrated the search and rescue and maritime surveillance capabilities of the CAMCOPTER S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) to the Belgian Navy. Schiebel’s trials for the Belgian Navy were aimed at building an enhanced knowledge base and ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to Fly First Transatlantic Flight of a MALE RPA

On July 10-11, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) plans to make the first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). GA-ASI’s company-owned MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA is scheduled to fly from the company’s Flight Test ...

DARPA Funds LiquidPiston’s 30kW X4 Rotary Diesel Engine Prototype with an Additional $2.5M Award

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded LiquidPiston Inc., an advanced internal combustion engine technology company, an additional $2.5 million to continue development of its 30kW X4 rotary diesel engine prototype, bringing DARPA’s total funding of the engine ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Conducts Successful Lightning Tests on MQ-9B

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) used its second full-scale MQ-9B to conduct successful lightning tests at its facility in Poway, California last month. The test was conducted jointly between engineers from GA-ASI and NTS Pittsfield, a recognized leader in the development of ...

IAI and Airbus Enter $600 Million Agreement To Lease Heron UAS To German Defense Ministry

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed an agreement with Airbus to lease Heron TP Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) RPASs (remotely piloted air vehicle system) to Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence. Under the $600 million deal, Airbus DS Airborne Solutions GmbH will serve as the ...

Insitu Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Provide UAS ISR Services for U.S. Coast Guard

Insitu's ScanEagle will provide small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) ISR services aboard the entire U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter fleet thanks to a USCG contract award announced on June 7. The service contract is valued at approximately $117 million and covers the ...