Tag Archives: General Atomics

General Atomics Demos UAV-Based Tracking System; Frank Pace Comments

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has demonstrated a sense-and-avoid system onboard an unmanned aerial vehicle. The goal of the flight test was to coordinate BAE Systems‘ identification transponder with General Atomics’ air-to-air radar system and Honeywell‘s traffic alert collision avoidance system in order to track targets, General Atomics said Thursday. Frank …

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Northrop Jumpstarts UAV Training System Program; Karl Purdy Comments

Northrop Grumman has announced its first customer has signed up for the unmanned aerial vehicle Sandstorm/Longshot training system, National Defense Magazine reports.  Karl Purdy, Northrop Grumman’s UAS programs manager told the magazine the undisclosed customer “was so enthused by the sale, they’ve asked for more already.” The new training system is a fee-for-service program …

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Report: Navy Planning Carrier-Launched UAV Draft RFP

The U.S. Navy is preparing to release a draft request for proposals for a carrier-launched surveillance and strike drone by the end of this year, Flight Global reports. Contenders for the new aircraft include Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman (click here to read more on what these …

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