Tag Archives: National Airspace System

General Atomics, CBP Test Anti-Collision Radar Aboard Unmanned Aircraft

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit and the Customs and Border Protection agency have tested a detect-and-avoid system that includes the company’s Due Regard Radar anti-collision system onboard CBP’s Guardian unmanned aircraft system. The company said Wednesday the DAA system also features a Honeywell traffic alert and collision avoidance tool and sensor tracker as it works to provide air traffic imagery for …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson: C4ISR Sector Should Address RPA Technology Gaps

Chris Pehrson, a senior executive at General Atomics, has told Bloomberg Government that the vast amounts of intelligence data that remotely piloted aircraft’s sensors collect pose a challenge to the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sector. Pehrson said in an interview published Thursday that General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business seeks …

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Praxis Aerospace, Griffiss Airport Partner to Support NASA’s UAV Integration Research Program

Praxis Aerospace Concepts International has partnered with Griffiss International Airport in Oneida County, New York in an effort to help NASA explore methods for the safe integration of unmanned aerial vehicles into the national airspace system. PACI said Monday it will support a UAV test site at Griffiss International Airport under a potential …

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Govt-Industry Team Tests UAS Sense-and-Avoid System

General Atomics, Honeywell, NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting field tests on a sense-and-avoid system to support unmanned aircraft operations in the National Airspace System, Aviation Today reported Monday. Juliet VanWagenen writes that the government-industry team began the third series of flight tests this summer through the use …

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DigitaliBiz Lands 5-Year FAA Facility Integration Task Order; Michael Wu Comments

DigitaliBiz has received a five-year task order to extend the company’s engineering services for the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The company will perform proof-of-concept studies, develop prototypes, integrate and verify systems, assess users, create scenarios, provide simulations and maintain systems under …

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Raytheon Secures $77M FAA Contract for Weather Processing Systems; Michael Espinola Comments

Raytheon has been awarded a $77 million contract to upgrade weather data systems and information display technologies for the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the NextGen Weather Processor platform. Under the contract, Raytheon will equip the backend program used for weather prediction with advanced processing and 4D modeling capabilities …

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