day : 04/01/2024 3 results

Silent Arrow Awarded AFWERX Contract to Develop a Long-Range Powered Cargo Drone

Silent Arrow today announced it has been selected by AFWERX for a SBIR contract focused on the Silent Arrow CLS-300 ("Contested Logistics System, 300 Nautical Miles") to address one of the most pressing challenges in the Department of the Air Force (DAF).The CLS-300 is based on the ...

DARPA Moves Forward on X-65 Technology Demonstrator

DARPA has selected Aurora Flight Sciences to build a full-scale X-plane to demonstrate the viability of using active flow control (AFC) actuators for primary flight control. The award is Phase 3 of the Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program.In December 1903, the ...

GA-ASI Completes First Lifetime for Full-Scale Fatigues Test on MQ-9B

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a major milestone with the full-scale fatigue testing of an MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The team completed the “first lifetime” of fatigue testing – which is equivalent to 40,000 operating hours – and represents an ...