Tag Archives: MQ-1C 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 to Test Apache Manned-Unmanned Teaming System

The U.S. Army plans to implement a new technology designed to help the service branch’s AH-64 Apache helicopter operators communicate with up to two unmanned aerial vehicles, Defense News reported Sunday. The report said Manned-Unmanned Teaming X system will work to help AH-64E crews to operate the sensors and flight paths of …

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General Atomics Starts Extended-Range Gray Eagle UAS Flight Test

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has begun flight testing an extended-range variant of the MQ-1C unmanned aircraft system at the company’s El Mirage flight operations facility in California. The company said Thursday the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range series is designed to increase endurance and payload capacity of the Gray Eagle UAS platform, which has …

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BAE Awarded Logistics Support Contract for Army SIGINT Payload System

BAE Systems has secured a potential seven-year, $38.2 million contract to provide logistics support for the U.S. Army‘s tactical signal intelligence payload system. The Defense Department said Thursday work will occur through Aug. 10, 2023 and performance location will be determined with each individual task order. The Army Contracting Command received one offer for the …

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Report: Poland Eyes General Atomics, Elbit Systems Drones for Armed Forces

General Atomics and Elbit Systems are under consideration to provide long-endurance drones for Poland’s armed forces, Defense News reported Friday. Jaroslaw Adamowski writes Poland’s military announced the country’s plan to buy long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles either from the U.S. or Israel in 2015. Poland is deciding between the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1C Gray …

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