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  • Harris, North Dakota Partner to Develop UAS Network for Beyond-Line-of-Sight Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris, North Dakota Partner to Develop UAS Network for Beyond-Line-of-Sight Operations

    The state of North Dakota and Harris have entered into a partnership agreement to develop a platform that will work to support beyond-visual-line-of-sight operations for unmanned aircraft systems. Harris said Tuesday it received a two-year grant from the North Dakota Centers of Excellence Commission to create aviation-grade network services for UAS BVLOS operations. The company will also work with the […] More

  • 1st Predator A Pilots Graduate From General Atomics' UAS Flight Training Academy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    1st Predator A Pilots Graduate From General Atomics’ UAS Flight Training Academy

    A General Atomics subsidiary has produced the first batch of graduates from its North Dakota-based Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy on Aug. 12. The graduating class of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.‘s training academy includes three pilots who are now qualified to operate the Predator A UAS and will join approximately 230 globally deployed GA-ASI aircrews, General Atomics said Thursday. GA-ASI opened the flight […] More

  • General Atomics Completes First Predator Flight at North Dakota UAS Training Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Completes First Predator Flight at North Dakota UAS Training Facility

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has conducted the first flight of a company-owned remotely piloted aircraft at its Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota. David Alexander, GA-ASI president of aircraft systems, noted the first Predator flight milestone for the academy works to demonstrate the company’s UAS training operations within the National Airspace System, General Atomics […] More

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