Tag Archives: Drone

Boeing Invests in Drone Flight Mgmt Software Developer Kittyhawk Through Ventures Arm

Boeing has invested in Kittyhawk to help the San Francisco-based startup advance the development of its mobile-based applications and enterprise software offerings that work to integrate and manage flight operations of unmanned aircraft systems through a single platform. Boeing said Wednesday its HorizonX Ventures joined Bonfire Ventures and Freestyle Capital …

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General Atomics Forms Industry Team for Canada’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft Project

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has partnered with CAE, L3 Technologies’ Wescam subsidiary and Maxar Technologies’ MDA business to form an industry team that aims to meet Canada’s requirements for multi-mission remotely piloted aircraft systems. Team SkyGuardian Canada will offer the MQ-9B SkyGuardian drone for the Canadian armed forces’ RPAS project …

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Cubic to Demo C4ISR Platforms at SOFIC 2018; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic’s mission solutions business will exhibit expeditionary command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms at the four-day Special Operations Forces Industry Conference that will kick off Monday, May 21, in Tampa, Fla. Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions, said in a statement published Monday that the company will …

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Coast Guard Seeks Proposals for Long-Range/Ultra-Long Endurance Drone Tech Demonstration

The U.S. Coast Guard has released a request for proposals for a program to conduct a demonstration of long-range/ultra-long endurance unmanned aircraft systems designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the LR/U-LE UAS Technology Demonstration Plan seeks to evaluate the performance of drones …

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BAE Advances Battle Management Software Development Project With DARPA, AFRL

BAE Systems has teamed up with the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop a software platform that works to facilitate communications between manned and unmanned aerial systems in contested environments, C4ISRNet reported Friday. The Distributed Battle Management software is designed to provide pilots situational …

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General Atomics Conducts Carrier Deck Taxi Capability Demo for MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering

A General Atomics business unit has demonstrated aircraft carrier-based deck taxi capability and launch-and-recovery operations for its proposed offering for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. used a Predator C Avenger drone as a substitute for its MQ-25 offering and director wands …

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Report: Boeing’s MQ-25 Tanker Drone Offering Undergoes Tests Ahead of Source Selection Decision

Boeing has already conducted several tests of its proposed unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based aerial refueling tanker drone program ahead of the service’s contract award decision, National Defense reported Friday. “We have already demonstrated a lot of the functionality… We have done almost everything short of …

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