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  • Honeywell, IAI to Jointly Develop UAS Sense & Avoid System; Carey Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, IAI to Jointly Develop UAS Sense & Avoid System; Carey Smith Comments

    Honeywell and Israel Aerospace Industries have forged a partnership to develop a sensor system for IAI’s Heron unmanned aircraft systems product line with funds from the Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation. The sense-and-avoid technology will utilize Honeywell“™s software, algorithms, hardware and inputs from various sensors contained in a line-replaceable unit to help track nearby aircraft and avoid collision […] More

  • Govt-Industry Team Tests UAS Sense-and-Avoid System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 of live and virtual environments to […] More

  • NASA, Govt & Industry Partners Test Collision Avoidance Functions on UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA, Govt & Industry Partners Test Collision Avoidance Functions on UAS

    NASA and its partners General Atomics, Honeywell International and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting a series of tests under the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System program. The space agency said Tuesday the team will perform tests on several UAS at the Armstrong Flight Research Center through July. Previous tests under the first phase have […] More

  • Frank Pace: General Atomics Sense and Avoid System Ready for Flight Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Frank Pace: General Atomics Sense and Avoid System Ready for Flight Tests

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has completed the proof-of-concept test phase for its sense and avoid system aboard a remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems collaborated with the Federal Aviation Administration and Honeywell to test the Predator B collision avoidance system for unmanned aircraft in September at GA-ASI“™s facility in Palmdale, California, General Atomics said Friday. “Our proof-of-concept SAA system is now functional and ready […] More

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