Top News on General Atomics

  • US Army establishes first manned-unmanned unit


    ​The US Army has established its first manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) squadron, combining the Boeing AH-64D/E Apache helicopters with the Textron Systems RQ-7B Shadow unmanned air vehicles into one heavy attack reconnaissance unit.


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  • DARPA selects two firms to compete for sea-based UAV


    AeroVironment and Northrop Grumman will compete to build a Predator-sized unmanned air system (UAS) that can be...


  • Fallon rejects 'modest' description of UK's anti-IS role


    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is only making a “strikingly modest” contribution to the...


  • US Army establishes first manned-unmanned unit


    ​The US Army has established its first manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) squadron, combining the Boeing AH-64D/E Apache...


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  • DARPA selects two firms to compete for sea-based UAV

    News | 26 Mar 2015 18:48 | Stephen Trimble

    AeroVironment and Northrop Grumman will compete to build a Predator-sized unmanned air system (UAS) that can be launched and recovered from a naval patrol vessel, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-selects-two-firms-to-compete-for-sea-based-UAV-410613/
  • Fallon rejects 'modest' description of UK's anti-IS role

    News | 26 Mar 2015 15:28 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is only making a “strikingly modest” contribution to the multinational coalition effort against Islamic State militants in Iraq, touting that it has performed only second to the USA throughout the campaign.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fallon-rejects-modest-description-of-UKs-anti-IS-role-410605/
  • US Army establishes first manned-unmanned unit

    News | 24 Mar 2015 16:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Army has established its first manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) squadron, combining the Boeing AH-64D/E Apache helicopters with the Textron Systems RQ-7B Shadow unmanned air vehicles into one heavy attack reconnaissance unit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-establishes-first-manned-unmanned-unit-410504/
  • US Army orders more Gray Eagle UAVs

    News | 23 Mar 2015 18:06 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Army has made a $133 million modification to a contract for its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned air vehicles to add 19 aircraft to the order.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-orders-more-Gray-Eagle-UAVs-410468/
  • Study shows armed UAV exports limited despite demand

    News | 19 Mar 2015 15:57 | Beth Stevenson

    ​An arms transfer study from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) claims that only the UK and Nigeria have been the recipients of armed unmanned air vehicles, despite “widespread interest” in their acquisition.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Study-shows-armed-UAV-exports-limited-despite-demand-410358/
  • US Predator 'shot down' over Syria, says local news agency

    News | 18 Mar 2015 13:09 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Images released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) depict a crashed General Atomics Aeronautical Systems unmanned air vehicle, which it claims was shot down over Lattakia in Syria on 17 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Predator-shot-down-over-Syria-says-local-news-agency-410306/