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  • MBDA Team Fires Dual Mode Brimstone Missiles Against Moving Targets - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MBDA Team Fires Dual Mode Brimstone Missiles Against Moving Targets

    MBDA and program partners have conducted two trials of the company’s Dual Mode Brimstone missile technology aboard a remotely piloted aircraft that recorded nine hits against moving and maneuvering targets. The trials were held in December and January at U.S. Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake and used General Atomics‘ MQ-9 Reaper aircraft, MBDA said Friday. Dual Mode Brimstone weapons are […] More

  • General Atomics, Northrop Demo UAV Electronic Warfare Tech at Marine Corps Exercise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics, Northrop Demo UAV Electronic Warfare Tech at Marine Corps Exercise

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems demonstrated its Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper drone equipped with a Northrop Grumman-built electronic warfare system at a biannual flight training exercise hosted by the U.S. Marine Corps. GA-ASI’s Reaper worked to operate across an electromagnetic spectrum during the USMC Weapons and Tactics Instructor event held Oct. 20 in Yuma, Ariz., GA-ASI said […] More

  • Northrop Seeks to Rent Out Small Training UAV; Karl Purdy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Seeks to Rent Out Small Training UAV; Karl Purdy Comments

    Northrop Grumman has offered the U.S. Air Force and Customs and Border Protection a new unmanned training aircraft under a structure that aims to help the government save $70 million in annual maintenance and procurement expenses, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Richard Whittle writes the company presented the SandShark at the international trade show of the […] More

  • Northrop Jumpstarts UAV Training System Program; Karl Purdy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Jumpstarts UAV Training System Program; Karl Purdy Comments

    Northrop Grumman has announced its first customer has signed up for the unmanned aerial vehicle Sandstorm/Longshot training system, National Defense Magazine reports.  Karl Purdy, Northrop Grumman’s UAS programs manager told the magazine the undisclosed customer “was so enthused by the sale, they’ve asked for more already.“ The new training system is a fee-for-service program that allows customers to access […] More

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