Boeing is sponsoring a new challenge open to everyone to create a personal flying vehicle that is safe, quiet, ultra-compact, near vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) and capable of 20 miles in flight carrying a single person. Continue reading
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $163,212,869 modification (P00119) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0109 for MQ-1C Gray Eagle extended range supplemental production hardware. Continue reading
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, has been awarded a $29,776,287 firm-fixed-price contract for the purchase of 21 Common Sensor Payload systems to meet an increased production requirement of the Army Gray Eagle. Continue reading
At a ceremony in New York City, Aurora Flight Sciences was awarded with a 2017 Tell Award, which honours U.S. companies that have made significant and innovative investments in Switzerland. Sponsored annually by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), the Tell Awards were established in 2004 to “recognize companies that boldly accept the risks and rewards that come with international expansion and demonstrate success with operations in Switzerland.” Continue reading
The US Air Force’s (USAF) Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation (SDPE) office has issued a request for information (RFI) to industry partners for directed energy weapons that could be used in an experimentation campaign. Continue reading
After years of ups and downs, AeroVironment, Inc. appears to be firing on all cylinders. The company’s drones are growing in both military and commercial applications and its electric vehicle (EV) chargers are being adopted by a wider range of automakers. The stock is up 119% in the past year as a result.
A sovereign upgrade capability for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) new Protector unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is a vital part of the project to renew the service’s fleet of unmanned systems. Continue reading