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Articles Tagged with ''unmanned''

U.S. Navy's X-47B achieves new set of firsts aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt

Naval Air System Command
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 The U.S. Navy's X-47B completed its final test aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and returned to its home base at Naval Air Station Patuxent River after eight days at sea. 


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RQ-21A Blackjack begins operational test phase

Aerospace & Defense
Naval Air System Command
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The Navy and Marine Corps' newest small unmanned aircraft system RQ-21A Blackjack began its initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E) in early January at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, CA.


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NV selected as UAV development center

The Ferraro Group
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Nevada has been selected as one of six locations to be a center for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development in the United States. As a UAV development site, the most likely economic forecast shows that there could be thousands of jobs for UAS direct employees with an average wage of approximately $62,000; an estimated $2.5 billion in economic impact in present dollars; and an estimated $125 million in annual state and local tax revenue.


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X-47B operates aboard Theodore Roosevelt

U.S. Navy
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The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Nov. 10. 


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LONGBOW receives $92M LCCS award for U.S. Army's Apache helicopter

Aerospace & Defense
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman
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LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $92.8 million contract from the U. S. Army to provide Life Cycle Contractor Support (LCCS) for LONGBOW programs on the AH-64D and AH-64E helicopters.


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Austrian Armed Forces select Cassidian Tracker UAS

International
CASSIDIAN
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The Austrian Ministry of Defence has ordered six Tracker mini unmanned air systems. This contract was won by Survey Copter in cooperation with the Kapsch Group.


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Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy complete first arrested landing of a tailless UA aboard an aircraft carrier

Aerospace & Defense
Northrop Grumman
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Northrop Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy have completed the first arrested landing of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) carrier demonstration aircraft on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).


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UAV market worth $8.3 B by 2018

MarketsandMarkets
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According to a new market research report "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market (2013-2018)", authored by MarketsandMarkets, the total global UAV market (2013-2018) is expected to reach $8,351.1 million by 2018 with a CAGR of 3.30%.


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Raytheon to maintain U.S. Air Force Global Hawk ground elements

Raytheon Co.
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Raytheon Co. has been awarded a subcontract to provide contractor logistics support to the ground station elements for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Raytheon continues to support the Global Hawk mission, building on its 99.8 percent ground station availability to support the warfighters.


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Next-generation transponder successfully flies on board Triton

BAE Systems
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BAE Systems’ next-generation Identification Friend or Foe system reached a first – flying on board the MQ-4C Triton, a high altitude unmanned aircraft.


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