Tag Archives: UAS

Upgraded Gray Eagle Extended Range UAS featured in demo

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is supporting a demonstration that began in March and is featuring two U.S. Army-owned Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). GA-ASI – the developer of the GE-ER platform – was contracted by the Army to integrate and operate an array of …

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Exosonic’s EX-3M “Trident” UAS enters testing program

Exosonic announced the successful beginning of a ground and flight test program to validate the capabilities of its EX-3M “Trident” autonomous, open architecture, high-speed, developmental unmanned aerial system (UAS) test aircraft. Exosonic designed, manufactured, and brought the EX-3M to flight test in only nine months. The team accomplished this by rapidly iterating …

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New Grand Sky Weather Center adds to North Dakota UAS ecosys…

Senator John Hoeven joined leaders from Grand Sky in announcing the purchase of a new system to facilitate real-time collection of weather data to support unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) flights. Specifically: Grand Sky has acquired Meteodrone, an unmanned aircraft that will be operated under a multi-year contract with TruWeather Solutions to …

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AeroVironment introduces VTOL kit for Puma AE UAS

AeroVironment, Inc. introduced the Puma™ VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) kit, designed for plug-and-play integration into Puma 2 AE and Puma 3 AE small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). The optional Puma VTOL kit expands the operational capabilities of the combat-proven Puma system in complex terrain, as neither runway nor large open space are …

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Quantico hosts successful tactical resupply UAS demonstratio…

By U.S. Marine Corps | April 18, 2023 Marine Corps Combat Development and Integration recently demonstrated an innovative method to transport combat supplies with the Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System (TRUAS) at the semi-annual Installations and Logistics Board (ILB) held here. On March 29 and 30, senior Marine Corps leaders …

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Northern Plains UAS Test Site leverages Vantis, Grand Sky

 The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) is preparing to support statewide emergency response efforts following Gov. Doug Burgum’s emergency declaration for spring flooding. The NPUASTS administers Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide unmanned aircraft system (UAS) beyond visual line of site network at the Grand Sky Business Park near Grand Forks. The NPUASTS …

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New York UAS test site granted new civil flight authority

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. recently announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the New York Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site at Griffiss International Airport new civil authority to advance the research, development, and commercialization of UAS (drone) operations. The test site can now operate …

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US Army Selects Northrop Grumman for Tactical UAS Prototype

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), teamed with Shield AI, has been chosen by the U.S. Army to participate in the Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) competition, Increment 2, to replace the long-serving RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS). Under a seven-week base period contract, the Northrop Grumman-led team will define …

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Red Cat Holdings Invests in Firestorm Modular UAS Company

By Red Cat Holdings, Inc. | March 22, 2023 Red Cat Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RCAT) (“Red Cat” or the “Company”), a military technology company integrating robotic hardware and software to protect and support the warfighter, has made a materially significant financial investment in Firestorm, an American company developing the first completely Modular …

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Kratos Turbine Technologies UK Expands its Jet UAS Capabilit…

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS), a Technology Company in the Defense, National Security and Global Markets and industry-leading provider of high-performance, jet-powered unmanned aerial systems, announced that it is further increasing its UK-based capability by the addition of key, seasoned engineering and programme/project management personnel highly experienced in jet UAS / …

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