Tag Archives: intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance

Air Force Invites Potential Partners to ISR Industry Day

The U.S. Air Force will host a event on Feb. 12 and 13 to discuss training requirements of the military service’s 17th Training Wing with interested vendors. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday states that the Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance industry day seeks to explore potential applications of government and commercial technology platforms …

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PAE ISR Receives NAVAIR Interim Flight Clearance for Resolute Eagle VTOL UAS

PAE ISR has obtained an interim flight clearance from Naval Air Systems Command for the vertical takeoff-and-landing configuration of the Resolute Eagle unmanned aerial system. The company said Monday the group 3 IFC validates the system’s airworthiness in accordance with requirements under a potential five-year, $1.73B indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract. NAVAIR awarded PAE ISR a spot on …

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Raytheon Recognizes Kratos For Supplier Support Services

Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business has recognized the services of a unit of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions as an outstanding supplier. Kratos said Tuesday its microwave electronics division (KMED) was among 56 companies that received 4-star honors during the Supplier Excellence Conference that Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems held on May 17. Kratos …

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General Atomics’ Avenger RPA Conducts Nearly 24-Hour Continuous Flight

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has flown an extended-range version of its Avenger remotely piloted aircraft for 23.4 hours continuously. The Avenger Extended Range RPA set a new endurance record and surpassed a flight test goal of 20 hours, General Atomics said Thursday. During the test, the Avenger ER operated in an intelligence, surveillance …

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Drone Aviation Gets Additional DoD Tactical Aerostat Order

Drone Aviation will provide an additional tactical aerostat system and operator training support to the Defense Department under a potential $1.7 million contract. The company said Monday it expects to deliver the multimission Winch Aerostat Small Platform to DoD by the end of the third quarter. The order also covers multifrequency and multiwaveform …

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Orbital ATK to Provide Afghan Air Force ISR Aircraft Under $86M USAF Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK and $86.4 million contract to manufacture  armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for Afghanistan’s air force. Orbital ATK will provide AC-208 aircraft under the “pseudo” foreign military sales contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Contract work will occur in Fort Worth, Texas through June 9, …

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Northrop to Implement Army ‘Hunter’ UAV Engineering Change Proposal

Northrop Grumman has secured a $12.7 million contract modification to incorporate an engineering change proposal into the payload technology of the U.S. Army‘s Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle. The Defense Department said Wednesday Northrop will perform work in Sierra Vista, Arizona through Oct. 20, 2018. The Army Contracting Command obligated $6.2 million at the time of award from …

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xG Technology Supplies Army with ISR Devices

The integrated microwave technologies and wireless network businesses of xG Technology have fulfilled the initial order of the U.S. Army under a previously awarded $12.5 million contract for hand-held situational awareness systems. IMT and Vislink have delivered hand-held intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices under the first order slated for completion …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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Orbital ATK to Build ISR Aircraft for Afghan Forces Under $69M USAF Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK a potential $69.4 million contract to provide AC-208 armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to Afghanistan’s air force. The Defense Department said Friday the undefinitized contractual action will help fulfill a pseudo-foreign military sales requirement and that the obligated amount of $34 million is from fiscal Afghan …

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