General Atomics Receives Contract to Boost Range of MQ-9 Reaper Drones


General Atomics Receives Contract to Boost Range of MQ-9 Reaper Drones
  1. General Atomics Receives Contract to Boost Range of MQ-9 Reaper Drones
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    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has received a more than $12 million US Air Force contract to boost the range of 10 MQ-9 Reaper drones, the Department of Defense…
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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has received a more than $12 million US Air Force contract to boost the range of 10 MQ-9 Reaper drones,…

  1. India to conduct first-ever air exercise with Israel

    Janes.com -Military
    03.24 / 10:09 www.janes.com
    The Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate for the first time in the multination 'Blue Flag' air exercise hosted by the Israeli Air Force, senior IAF officials told Jane's on 23 March. They said the IAF would take part in the two-week long biennial exercise, which also features aircraft from…
  2. Belgium outlines offset expectations in relation to combat aircraft procurement

    Janes.com -Military
    03.24 / 10:09 www.janes.com
    Belgium has confirmed that European Union open procurement rules will be suspended in relation to its acquisition of a new fighter aircraft and that it will seek offset benefits in order to defend what it views as the country's essential security interests. Belgium formally launched the…
  3. SM-2 acquisition a priority consideration for Denmark's next defence bill

    Janes.com - Military
    03.24 / 10:06 janes.com
    Denmark has begun initial steps to acquire the Raytheon Standard Missile (SM)-2 Block IIIA anti-air warfare (AAW) missile through a US Foreign Military Sales (FMS) case, but final approval for the acquisition will hinge on the government's 2018-22 defence bill. The Royal Danish Navy's (RDN's)…
  4. LIMA 2017: Japanese companies use dual-use strategy to build profile in Malaysia

    Janes.com - Military
    03.24 / 10:06 janes.com
    Japanese corporations Mitsubishi Electric and NEC are promoting a range of dual-use products to Malaysia with a view to expanding into the country's defence market. Officials from the two companies told Jane's at the LIMA 2017 exhibition in Langkawi that they have not yet received…
  5. LIMA 2017: Aselsan debuts 'anti-drone jammer' system, targets Asia-Pacific countries

    Janes.com - Military
    03.24 / 10:06 janes.com
    Key Points Aselsan has developed a man-portable system designed to incapacitate hostile unmanned aerial vehicles System has been developed against the backdrop of a proliferation in small commercial off-the-shelf UAV systems Turkish defence company Aselsan has unveiled a man-portable…
  6. Coast Guard medevacs injured man from fishing boat near Hatteras Inlet

    Wavy.com - Military
    03.24 / 02:34 wavy.com
    The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 19-year-old man near Hatteras Thursday…
  7. Evans Incorporated Announces New UAS Solutions Suite

    Unmannedsystemstechnology.com -Military
    Evans Incorporated, a provider of human-centered consulting solutions, has announced the launch of its comprehensive CAARMA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Solutions Suite. The CAARMA UAS Solutions Suite aims to deliver … Continue Reading The post Evans Incorporated Announces New UAS Solutions Suite appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  8. Kongsberg Geospatial and uAvionix Announce Integrated ADS-B Drone Safety Technology

    Unmannedsystemstechnology.com -Military
    Kongsberg Geospatial and uAvionix have announced that the two companies will be integrating Kongsberg Geospatial’s IRIS UAS Airspace Situational Awareness Display with uAvionix’s PingStation ADS-B receiver. Automatic Dependent Surveillance – … Continue Reading The post Kongsberg Geospatial and uAvionix Announce Integrated ADS-B Drone Safety Technology appeared first on Unmanned Systems Techn…
  9. Mercury Systems Awarded Follow-On Contract for DRFM Jammers

    Microwavejournal.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 22:46 microwavejournal.com
    Mercury Systems, Inc. received a follow-on order from the U.S. Navy, valued at up to $153 million over five years, to deliver digital RF memory subsystems for jamming in a multi-threat…
  10. Ride 2 Recovery Beaches to Peaches

    Coastalcourier.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 22:03 coastalcourier.com
    Supporters waving American flags greeted more than 100 cyclists who rode into Richmond Hill Tuesday afternoon in a ride described as freeing for disabled veterans…
  11. Resolute Support spins loss of Sangin district center as a victory

    Longwarjournal.org -Military
    03.23 / 22:00 www.longwarjournal.org
    Last night, the Taliban, after months of heavy fighting in Sangin in Helmand province, took control of the district center. Yet, Resolute Support, NATO's mission in Afghanistan, is attempting to claim…
  12. IRGC-controlled Iraqi militia deploys to eastern Damascus battle

    Longwarjournal.org -Military
    03.23 / 22:00 www.longwarjournal.org
    The Tehran-controlled Iraqi militia Harakat al Nujaba has announced its participation in a battle raging east of Damascus, joining regime forces in the Jobar and Abbasin…
  13. A Critical Analysis of the Report of the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza Conflict

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 21:12 lawfareblog.com
    Despite the many tumultuous events that have transpired in both the Middle East and the rest of the world since 2014, the conflict that erupted during that summer between Israel and Palestinian armed groups, particularly fighting involving Hamas in Gaza, continues to have importance with respect to the politics of the region, as well as the law and policy in the conduct of armed operations by all sides.  Of particular importance is a lengthy report (Report) commissioned by the United …
  14. The Week at the Military Commissions, 3/20 Session: Medical Records, High-Value Detainee Designations, and Classificatio

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 21:12 lawfareblog.com
    Anxious to kick off two weeks of pretrial hearings in the case against Khalid Shaikh Mohammad and fellow 9/11 defendants, military judge Army Colonel James Pohl gavels us in at 8:59am. Among preliminary matters, Michael Schwartz, counsel for Walid Bin’Attash, is withdrawing from the case. It won’t affect his team’s ability to argue anything today but is unclear what effect it may have as we proceed in the week. First item on the agenda is a medical records discovery issue. The problem from …
  15. ​Compass Call cross-deck continues despite Bombardier protest

    Flightglobal.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 21:03 flightglobal.com
    L3 Communications and the US Air Force will continue their Compass Call cross-deck effort, despite a recent protest from Bombardier over a possible sole-source…
  16. Police: Soldier finds SD card with child porn on it in Newport News

    Wavy.com - Military
    03.23 / 20:54 wavy.com
    An Army soldier reported to a special agent at Fort Eustis that he found an SD card that contained child…
  17. It’s Time for a Select Committee on Russia (Also, We Told You So)

    Lawfareblog.com - Military&Defense
    03.23 / 20:03 lawfareblog.com
    A few weeks ago, we argued for the need for the formation of a new congressional Select Committee to investigate the Russia Connection. Developments since the publication of that piece have only served to strengthen our argument. Others are making the same case. Yesterday, Senator John McCain stressed that the need for the formation of a bipartisan select committee is now a “requirement.” Likewise, Stand Up Republic, founded by Evan McMullin and Mindy Finn, has called on Congress to do the …