AAI Corp. Textron Systems, and General Atomics part of the six companies awarded a previously announced $499 million contract for the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research (ASAPTR) program.
These contracts provide research for affordable, revolutionary capabilities for the warfighter, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday.
Aurora Flight Sciences, Lockheed Martin and Northrop are the other three companies who are already part of the contract. The DoD still has to announce the sixth company in the project.
The USAF had picked Aurora, Northrop and Lockheed Martin in August last year for the ASAPTR program.
Work is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2025. This award is the result of competitive acquisition and six offers were received.
Rockwell Collins has delivered the latest generation Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) airborne anti-jam and anti-spoofing technology to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The enhanced solution provides airborne anti-jam capability with over 10,000 times improved jamming resistance over the previous model, the company announced Thursday
Raytheon has been awarded a $104.8 million contract for Griffin Missiles for the US Air Force
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A new engine for small aircraft and UAVs that consumes 40% less fuel than currently available aviation engines, has been tested by the US Air Force. The Air Force Research Laboratory has recently completed a ground test series on Craflight V-8 4
More than 200 vulnerabilities to US Air Force IT domains were disclosed by white-hat hackers during a 24-day period earlier this year. The 207 vulnerabilities were found from May 30 through June 23 by US and international hackers in a federal bug bounty program involving the Air Force and HackerOne, a hacker-powered security platform connecting organizations with the world's largest community of trusted hackers
Bell Helicopter Textron has won two contracts totalling $32 million in support of the V-22 aircraft platform hub assembly. Both the contracts are for seven years with no option periods
Textron announced the integration and demonstration of the companys manned-unmanned teaming capability via its Synturian control and collaboration technology and Scorpion jet. During the proof of concept demonstration, the team installed Synturian software into the cockpit mission computer of the Scorpion jet
General Atomics has set a new endurance record with its Avenger Extended Range (ER) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) drone when it flew 23.4 continuous hours in a representative Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) configuration while carrying out a simulated reconnaissance mission
The US Air Force has awarded a $15 million contract to AAI Corp. for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services through unmanned aircraft systems, the Department of defense announced last Friday
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