Tag Archives: Gray Eagle

General Atomics to Supply Extended-Range Gray Eagle UAS Spares, Equipment to Army

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has received a $15.8M firm-fixed-price contract to deliver components for long-range unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday that the company will provide initial spares and ground support equipment specifically designed for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle. The General Atomics Gray Eagle UAS …

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Army Issues RFI on UAS Payload Support Sources

The U.S. Army has issued a request for information on potential companies that can help the service branch support and sustain tactical signals intelligence payload on MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Army requires engineering and logistics services to support an Intelligence and Security Command …

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Report: Army to Equip General Atomics-Built UAS With Electronic Warfare Tech

Maj. Gen. John Morrison, commander of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence, has announced that the U.S. Army will launch a drone-mounted electronic warfare technology in 2019, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. The service has started developing prototypes of the Multi-Function Electronic Warfare Air capability for installation on General Atomics-built MQ-1C Gray Eagle …

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Report: Army Eyes ‘Other Transaction Authority’ to Expedite Drone-Mounted Jammer Procurement

The U.S. Army will use the Defense Department’s “other transaction authority” to accelerate the acquisition of a drone-mounted platform that works to jam enemy communications, Nextgov reported Friday. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the Army’s electronic warfare and cyber division plans to award the Multi-Function EW Air Large contract to …

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Army Posts UAS Electronic Warfare Tech RFI

The U.S. Army has released a request for information to gather input on potential electronic warfare technology for unmanned aircraft systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Oct. 3 stated the military branch seeks a Multi-Function Electronic Warfare system that can be mounted on the wing pylon of Class IV UAS such as the Gray Eagle …

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DHS to Integrate General Atomics’ Takeoff, Landing System in Predator B Fleet

The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled a new flight software program that will work to deploy General Atomics unit’s proprietary takeoff and landing system for the unmanned Predator B Guardian aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability system works to support the safety and efficiency of Predator B crews, the company …

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General Atomics Lands Army Contract Modification for Gray Eagle Test, Evaluation Support

A General Atomics subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $17.3 million contract modification to provide final operational test and evaluation services for the U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will deliver such services to support the deployment of the drone’s software 4.3.4 version, the Defense Department …

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