General Atomics has won a $40 million modification contract for services on the Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).
The Gray Eagle is a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) UAS having an endurance of 25 hours, and speed up to167 KTAS (Knots True Air Speed). It can operate up to 29,000 feet, and carries 1,075 lb (488 kg) of internal and external payload. The aircraft can carry multiple payloads aloft, including Electro-optical/Infrared (EO/IR) with laser designation, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), communications relay, and four Hellfire missiles.
Work will be performed in Poway, California, with an estimated completion date of June 15, 2019, United States Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday.
General Atomics has received a Special Airworthiness Certification in the Experimental Category from the FAA for its second MQ-9B SkyGuardian aircraft. The company-owned Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) – registered as N191FP and known as YBC02 – joins the first SkyGuardian in support of the MQ-9B development program
Eyeing to sell MQ-9B SeaGuardian Unmanned Aerial System, and electromagnetic aircraft launch and recovery systems (EMALS) for Indian aircraft carriers, General Atomics has announced the opening of a new office in New Delhi, India. General Atomics is working with both governments (India and the United States) in an effort to provide India with a variety of systems and technologies supporting national defense, including MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones, and EMALS for Indian aircraft carriers, the company said in a statement Tuesday
General Atomics has won a $19 million from the United States (US) Navy to provide engineering and diagnostics support for Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS). The contract includes integrated test and evaluation effort for EMALS test site operations, Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Actions System, prototype and testing, environmental qualification testing and remediation, electromagnetic interference testing, and training efforts, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Sankhya Infotech Limited will collaborate to explore Simulation Training and related efforts in support of the SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) program for India
CAE has won a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) contract to develop a comprehensive synthetic training system for the United Kingdoms Protector RG Mk1 Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) program
General Atomics has teamed with Belgiums SABCA, Thales Belgium, Esterline, DronePort and Newtec to provide Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) activities and other services to support the Belgian militarys selection of SkyGuardian UAVs. GA-ASI and SABCA will be responsible for production and MRO activities, including initial in-country entry into service and support for SkyGuardian
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