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Alion Awarded $72 Million Task Order for EUAS, US Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation (AVN), Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office (UASPO)

Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $72 million task order with a 60-month period of performance for Endurance UAS (EUAS), Tactical UAS (TUAS), Soldier UAS (SUAS), and Command Control and Effects (C2E) for Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation (AVN), Unmanned Aircraft ...

New Generator Coming Online for Gray Eagle ER UAS

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) completed initial flight tests of a new brushless generator system on a company-owned Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz. The initial flight test of the system marks an important milest...

USAF Agility Prime partners with Kitty Hawk in first medevac exercise with electric aircraft

AFWERX Agility Prime and new partner Kitty Hawk reached a milestone in May with their first operational exercise.“This exercise produced important data that will bolster the program going forward,” said Lt. Col. Martin Salinas, the mission design team lead in the Air Force ...

DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection Program Concludes with Successful Demonstration

In recent tests at Eglin Air Force Base, DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program demonstrated a Counter-Unmanned Air System (C-UAS) multilayer defense architecture to defeat unauthorized drone intrusions over military installations or operations. Development of this low-cost reusable drone ...

MQ-25A Unmanned Aerial Tanker Refuels Super Hornet in Successful First Test

For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft – the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset – to refuel another aircraft.During a test flight June 4, MQ-25 T1 successfully extended the hose and drogue from its ...

IAI Signs a US$200 Million UAS Services Contract with a Country in Asia

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) recently signed a US$ 200 million contract to provide unmanned aerial systems (UAS) services to a country in Asia, relating to IAI’s Heron unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This is the fourth major UAS transaction that IAI has announced this year.The Heron ...

GA-ASI to Provide Mid-Life Update to Italian Air Force MQ-9 RPA

The Italian Air Force has partnered with the U.S. Government and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to provide a mid-life update to its fleet of MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and Ground Control Stations (GCS) as part of a Foreign Military Sales agreement. The Italian Air ...

Terra Drone Conducts Flare Stack Inspection For State Energy Company ENAP

Terra Drone has successfully conducted visual inspection of flare stacks for Chile’s state-owned energy company ENAP. In this project, three flare stacks – each about 70m tall – were inspected in 45 minutes using drones. This proved to be significantly more cost-effective and quicker, than ...

Gray Eagle ER Enables Joint Terminal Attack Controller Operations

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) demonstrated enhanced situational awareness and targeting capability for ground forces during a company-funded technology demonstration at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz. The demonstration focused on enabling a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) ...

US Navy unmanned aircraft program to utilize MPU5 radios

Persistent Systems, LLC ("Persistent"), a leader in mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) solutions, announced today that it will be supplying Martin UAV, an industry partner whose V-BAT VTOL unmanned aircraft system was just selected for the Navy's Mi2 program, with MPU5 and Embedded Module ...