The U.S. Navy has awarded General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business a $26.9M contract to provide MQ-9A Reaper unmanned aerial systems and a mobile control station to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and persistent strike activities.
The Federal Aviation Administration has selected eight companies to help develop requirements for future Remote Identification technology suppliers as part of FAA’s efforts to safely integrate unmanned aerial systems into the airspace.
Matthew Gilligan, vice president of navigation and modernization solutions atRaytheon, has said that the company’s Skyler surveillance radar will help address challenges in air traffic management, which now include emerging urban air mobility platforms.
General Atomics is conducting a series of demonstrations to test how the extended range variant of the Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system can support future multidomain operations, National Defense reported Friday.
Evan Hunt, business development director for high-energy lasers atRaytheon, has said the Department of Defense should put more focus on testing counter-unmanned aerial system technology for mid-sized drones, Air Force Magazinereported Thursday.
Textron Systems believes the common unmanned surface vehicle could help meet the need of the U.S. Marine Corps for a long-range unmanned surface vessel designed to resupply troops deployed in the Pacific, Defense News reported Wednesday.
An annual study from market analysis firm Teal Group says worldwide spending on unmanned aerial vehicles is expected to grow in the next 10 years as military agencies invest approximately $98B in new strike and intelligence collection capabilities, National Defense reported Monday.