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Volansi Set to Help the U.S. Air Force Build the Next Generation of UAS

Today, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) named VOLY Defense Solutions (VDS), a subsidiary of Volansi, Inc., as an official vendor of the United States Air Force’s Skyborg Vanguard Program. The multiple indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract is ...

Travis Air Force Base and Easy Aerial Partner for Autonomous Drone-Based Security Operations

The 60th Air Mobility Wing, 60th Security Forces Squadron, in conjunction with  Easy Aerial, a commercial provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions, has developed and deployed the first automated drone-based monitoring and perimeter security system for a United States Air Force ...

Four Additional Schiebel Camcopter S-100 VTOL UAV For The French Navy

Naval Group, on behalf of the French Navy, has accepted for operational use two further CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) with a total of four Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs). They will be deployed on the Mistral-class amphibious helicopter carriers (Porte-Hélicoptères Amphibie – ...

GA-ASI Completes Full-Scale Static Testing On MQ-9B SkyGuardian Wing Structure

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently completed Full Scale Static (FSS) testing on the MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) wing after three months of extensive testing. MQ-9B includes SkyGuardian® and SeaGuardian ® RPA produced by GA-ASI.The testing ...

GA-ASI Demonstrates Government-Supplied Code Autonomy Engine

On October 28, 2020, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) conducted an autonomous flight using a government-supplied Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment (CODE) autonomy engine to support air-to-air targeting missions. The CODE autonomy engine was installed on a GA-ASI ...

GA-ASI Delivers Final MQ-9A Block 5 RPA to Spain

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) delivered the final two MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and a Ground Control Station (GCS) to the Spanish Air Force (SpAF) on Nov. 23, 2020, completing a Foreign Military Sales acquisition of four aircraft and three GCSs. The ...

Recent Tests Advance Drone Use for Laser Target Firing

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) researchers recently took an idea to use drones to test and evaluate ships’ new laser weapons a step further by successfully launching and landing one from a moving ship.From a few miles off the Port Hueneme coast, NSWC PHD ...

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Awarded Smart Sensor Contract

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.(GA-ASI) has been awarded a $93.3 million contract from the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) to enhance the autonomous sensing capabilities of unmanned aircraft. The goal of the JAIC Smart Sensor project is to advance Artificial Intelligence ...

Vantage Announces $7 Million in New DoD Contracts

We are excited to share that Vantage was selected for four different Department of Defense (DoD) contracts in the last five months. These new wins allow Vantage to expand our investments in the core technology pushing limits on sensor performance, flight performance, autonomy, communications and ...

U.S. Army selects BAE Systems to deliver autonomy capabilities for Future Vertical Lift initiative

BAE Systems has been awarded multiple contracts from the U.S. Army to develop key technologies for the Advanced Teaming Demonstration Program (A-Team). BAE Systems was the only company awarded contracts for three of the program’s four focus areas, designed to advance manned and unmanned teaming ...