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Predator B ER Conducts First Flight With Long Wings

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful first flight of Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper® Extended Range (ER) Long Wing, retrofitted with improved long-endurance wings with greater internal fuel capacity and additional hard points for carrying external […]

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Gray Eagle Conducts Manned-Unmanned Teaming in South Korea

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that a U.S. Army Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recently conducted manned-unmanned teaming exercises in South Korean. Exercise support was conducted in August 2015 from Kunsan Air Base, South […]

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GA-ASI Awarded Major U.S. Army Contract for IGE

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), radars, and electro-optic and related mission solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a full-rate production contract by the U.S. Army for 19 Improved Gray Eagle (IGE) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to be delivered by September 2018. “We are very […]

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GA-ASI Flies Advanced Communications System Aboard Predator B

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful flight of a company-owned Predator® B integrated with a certified Rohde & Schwarz R&S MR6000A air traffic control radio. The flight lasted 48 minutes, launching from the company’s […]

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GA-ASI Confirms Plans to Open RPA Traning Academy

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today confirmed plans to open a RPA Training Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota. GA-ASI has signed a 10-year lease and is expecting to break ground soon. GA-ASI flight crew training will […]

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CAE & GA-ASI to Develop Predator UAS Simulator for Italian Air Force

Today (16.06) at the Paris Air Show, CAE announced the Italian Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness (DAAA) has contracted CAE to develop and deliver upgrades and enhancements to a Predator Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Mission Trainer being developed for the Italian Air Force. Together, CAE and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) intend to […]