Tag Archives: SeaGuardian

General Atomics Updates Remotely Piloted Aircraft Receivers for European Satellite Constellation Navigation

A General Atomics business has added a provision to the navigation receiver of a baseline remotely piloted aircraft to support connections with the European Union and the European Space Agency’s Galileo satellite constellation. The baseline MQ-9B initially used a triplex navigation platform compatible with the U.S. global positioning system and …

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General Atomics Demos Automatic Takeoff, Landing Capacity for MQ-9B RPA

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit showcased an automatic takeoff and landing capability for the MQ-9B SkyGuardian/SeaGuardian remotely piloted aircraft via a satellite communications datalink. The company said Monday operators of an MQ-9B SkyGuardian controlled the aircraft outside General Atomics’ Gray Butte Flight Operations Center in Palmdale, California while the platform …

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General Atomics Subsidiary Creates Predator B Variant Designed for Non-Military Operations

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has introduced a “type-certifiable” version of the Predator B remotely piloted aircraft designed to operate under airworthiness requirements of non-military airspace. General Atomics said Friday it showcased the SkyGuardian RPA to an audience of international dignitaries from nine nations. SkyGuardian is designed to also comply with NATO and U.K. airworthiness …

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