Tag Archives: GKN

UK Dragonfire Consortium to Carry Out Laser Weapons Demonstrator Program

Britain-based industrial team UK Dragonfire will conduct the Laser Directed Energy Weapons Capability Demonstrator under a potential $39.2 million deal with the U.K.’s ministry of defense. MBDA said Friday the group will look to mature the country’s high energy laser weapon systems capacity as well as technologies for a high energy defensive laser weapon …

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General Atomics, Fokker to Collaborate on Predator UAV Landing Gear Development

A General Atomics subsidiary has partnered with Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, to develop landing gear technology for the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system. Netherlands-based Fokker and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. have worked together to offer Predator B to the Dutch armed forces and aim to integrate Fokker’s technology onto the UAV as the companies …

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