Tag Archives: unmanned aircraft system

Chris Pogue on MDA’s Government Division, UAS Surveillance Offerings

Chris Pogue, president of government division at Maxar TechnologiesMDA business, told MilsatMagazine in an interview that he oversees the operations and growth of defense, enterprise geospatial platforms, Earth observation systems and space robotics business lines as head of MDA Government. Pogue, who assumed his current role in June 2018, discussed how MDA meets the surveillance needs of warfighters and defense clients worldwide through unmanned aircraft systems.

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Raytheon Books $59M Air Force Contract for MQ-9 Reaper Logistics Support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a one-year, $59.2M contract to Raytheon to provide logistics support services for sensors used on the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft. Work under the cost-plus fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract includes program management, supply and logistics support, service-representative support, inventory control point and warehousing, the Department of Defense said Friday. The McKinney, Texas-based company …

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Navy Plans MQ-8 UAV Engineering Contract Award to Northrop

The U.S. Navy intends to award Northrop Grumman‘s aerospace systems business a contract modification to engineer software and systems of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle during 2019 calendar year. The project will cover engineering investigations, root cause analysis and development of potential method to correct any system deficiencies, Naval Air Systems Command said …

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Coast Guard Wants to Deploy Insitu-Built UAS on National Security Cutters

Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has said the military service should equip all of its national security cutters with the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system to aid in maritime operations, Military.com reported Monday. USCG awarded Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary a $117M contract in June to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to …

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