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  • General Atomics, Army Fly Gray Eagle for South Korea Exercises; Frank Pace Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics, Army Fly Gray Eagle for South Korea Exercises; Frank Pace Comments

    A Gray Eagle drone General Atomics built for the U.S. Army has completed a series of joint manned-unmanned aircraft teaming exercises in South Korea. General Atomics said Wednesday the Gray Eagle worked to stream video and metadata to the AH-64 Apache helicopter from a remote location for operators to control the drone“™s sensors and identify targets. The Apache helicopter […] More

  • Col. Thomas von Eschenbach: Army Eyes Lightweight Weapon for Gray Eagle UAS Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Col. Thomas von Eschenbach: Army Eyes Lightweight Weapon for Gray Eagle UAS Fleet

    The U.S. Army has asked industry about available smaller weapons that the military service can integrate onto its fleet of General Atomics-built MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems, Flightglobal reported Wednesday. James Drew writes the Army’s existing Gray Eagles are built to launch up to four 106-pound Hellfire air-to-ground missiles. “We would like increased range,” […] More

  • Army Issues RFI on Gray Eagle UAS Data Link Update - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Issues RFI on Gray Eagle UAS Data Link Update

    The Army has unveiled its plans to update the data link of MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. A request for information posted Aug. 27 asks for vendors that can provide receivers, antennas, modems and satellite communication components for the drone“™s data link system. The Army wants to equip the drone with a ground SATCOM tool, new Tactical Common Data Link […] More

  • Army Demos Gray Eagle UAS Payload Control System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Demos Gray Eagle UAS Payload Control System

    The U.S. Army has used a new remote system to demonstrate a General Atomics-built MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, the Army News Service reported Wednesday. David Vergun writes F Company/227th Aviation soldiers managed the unmanned aircraft system’s payload with the One System Remote Video Terminal during a […] More

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