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General Atomics Assesses Aerodynamic Capabilities of MQ-25 Drone; David Alexander Comments

A General Atomics business unit has completed the fourth low-speed wind tunnel test of a carrier-based refueling tanker drone being developed for the U.S. Navy. The San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautics Systems Inc. said Tuesday its aeronautical systems division assessed and verified the MQ-25 Stingray tanker’s high-lift system and spoiler-based direct …

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General Atomics to Conduct Trans-Atlantic Flight With SkyGuardian RPA

General Atomics‘ aeronautics systems business announced it will fly its MQ-9B SkyGuardian remotely-piloted aircraft from Grand Folks, N.D. to Gloucestershire, England, marking the first trans-Atlantic flight of a medium-altitude, long-endurance RPA. The company said Monday it will leverage Inmarsat‘s SwiftBroadband satellite to control and configure the functions of the aircraft. After the flight, the RPA …

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General Atomics, Huneed Agree to Explore Aerospace Tech Collaboration Opportunities

A General Atomics subsidiary and South Korea-based airborne systems manufacturer  Huneed Technologies have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore potential opportunities for collaboration between the two companies. Both parties seek to identify common manufacturing, technology and strategic interests as General Atomics Aeronautics Systems Inc. considers Huneed as its possible in-country technology …

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NASA to Put General Atomics Ikhana’s Detect-Avoid Tools to 4th Round of Flight Tests; Heather Maliska Comments

NASA plans to demonstrate detect-and-avoid platforms onboard a General Atomics-built Ikhana unmanned aerial system by end of April in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s efforts to develop policies on the integration of UAS with the national airspace system. The planned demonstration will run through June at the space agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California …

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Visiongain Report: Global Military Drone Market’s 2016 Revenue Hit $7.4B

A Visiongain report has estimated worldwide revenue for military unmanned aerial vehicles reached $7.4 billion last year. The company’s Military UAV Market Report 2016-2026 report  also covers analyses and forecasts on high-altitude long endurance UAVs, medium-altitude long-endurance drones and three other military UAV submarkets over the next 10 years in eight countries that include the …

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Visiongain Report: Top UAV Makers Eye Specialties to Diffuse Competition

Business information provider Visiongain has unveiled its list of top 20 unmanned aerial vehicles and systems manufacturers in the world. The report predicts the specialties companies will choose in the field and how new players will try to stake a claim on a market that could undergo key structural changes amid an emergent commercial UAVs segment, Visiongain said …

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