Tag Archives: General Atomics

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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General Atomics to Update Predator Ground Data Link

General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems will update data link configurations on Predator ground control stations, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. New Predator Primary Data Link configurations will be a part of the U.S. Air Force’s MD-1A/B ground control station retrofit kits. The company will perform work at its Poway, Calif. facility through …

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