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  • Report: Kratos to Enter Production Phase of 'Confidential' Govt UAV Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Kratos to Enter Production Phase of ‘Confidential’ Govt UAV Platform

    Kratos Defense and Security Solutions is scheduled to begin production of unmanned aerial vehicles for an unidentified government customer by the end of the third quarter, FlightGlobal reported Tuesday. Kratos President and CEO Eric DeMarco told audience at the Jefferies 2017 Investor Conference that he expects the “confidential” UAV program to help increase Kratos’ drone […] More

  • Air Force Taps Lockheed to Design New Wing for JASSM-ER Cruise Missile - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Lockheed to Design New Wing for JASSM-ER Cruise Missile

    Lockheed Martin has received a $37.7 million contract to continue design work on a wing that will help boost the range capacity of the U.S. Air Force‘s air-to-surface missile system. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop a new Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile““Extended Range wing for incorporation into JASSM-ER production lot 17. “We’ve developed a novel design that provides additional […] More

  • Navy Tests AeroVironment Blackwing UAV's Cross-Domain Data Relay Function - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Tests AeroVironment Blackwing UAV’s Cross-Domain Data Relay Function

    The U.S. Navy has demonstrated the communication, control and command functions of a small AeroVironment-built unmanned aircraft vehicle at the service branch’s Annual Naval Technology Exercise. AeroVironment said Wednesday its Blackwing UAV worked to connect with a swarm of unmanned undersea vehicles and communicated with a manned submarine’s combat control system during the ANTX event. The drone used a government-owned digital data link to transfer […] More

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