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    GA-ASI SeaGuardian Supporting RIMPAC 2022

    An MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Unmanned Aircraft System from GA-ASI is under contract with the U.S. Navy to support the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 exercise.

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    GA-ASI Adds Optix Capabilities to STARE

    Optix delivers cloud-based, big data processing and analytics to STARE, providing operators with a common operating picture by integrating and displaying wide area surveillance information gathered by GA-ASI Remotely Piloted Aircraft

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    GA-ASI to Supply 8 MQ-9A Extended Range UAS for USMC

    GA-ASI will begin first delivery of aircraft and support equipment this winter to facilitate the fleet standup in late summer 2023 for U.S. Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron (VMU)

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    GA-ASI Welcomes New SkyGuardian Mission Trainer to FTTC

    The SkyGuardian Mission Trainer will be used to train the initial UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Protector crews at Grand Forks.

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    GA-ASI Prepares ELINT and COMINT Capabilities for RIMPAC Exercise

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a series of Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), Communication Intelligence (COMINT)

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    3 GA-ASI Engineers Win Awards from AIAA

    Three senior engineers from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) were honored with awards from the San Diego section of the American Institute of Aeronautics.

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    GA-ASI Honors USAF’s 89th ATKS as RPA Squadron of the Year

    The U.S. Air Force’s 89th Attack Squadron (ATKS) was recognized as the MQ-9 Squadron of the Year at an event hosted by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI)

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    GA-ASI Continues Focus on Canada

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft, announced today that they have opened a new office near Confederation Park in Ottawa, Ontario.

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    GA-ASI Grows Mojave Line With New MQ-9B STOL Package

    To further extend the versatility of its MQ-9B line of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced today that it will begin developing a short takeoff and landing (STOL)-capable MQ-9B aircraft.

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    GA-ASI Integrates Leonardo Seaspray V2 Maritime Radar onto MQ-9

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has integrated the Leonardo Seaspray 7500E V2 multi-mode radar onto an MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft and performed its first test flight on Apr. 14, 2021.

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    RNLAF to Begin MQ-9 Operations in Curacao

    The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has taken delivery of three MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and two Mobile Ground Control Stations from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI).

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    GA-ASI Selected for Japan Coast Guard RPAS Project

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), is pleased to be selected to support the Japan Coast Guard’s (JCG) RPAS Project.

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    GA-ASI Introduces New Eagle Eye Radar

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leader in Multi-mode Radar technology for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, introduces the Eagle Eye radar.

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    Gray Eagle-Extended Range UAS Upgraded for Multi-Domain Operations

    In February, General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) began the first installation of factory upgrades to a Gray Eagle-Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System to enhance its capabilities to support Multi-Domain Operations (MDO).

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    Statement on the Cancellation of Project Air 7003

    The cancellation is disappointing for a number of reasons. Project Air 7003 offered a cost-effective, multi-domain capability that is deeply relevant to Australia’s future strategic environment. Equally disappointing, our many Team SkyGuardian Australia partner companies have invested in the start-up and future support for this capability in Australia and will lose considerable sovereign capability opportunities following this decision.

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    GA-ASI Completes New Set of UAS Detect and Avoid Flights for FAA

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently completed a series of test flights for the FAA to demonstrate mature Detect and Avoid (DAA) technology for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).

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    GA-ASI Installs First V-Tail from GKN Aerospace onto MQ-9B RPA

    The first V-tail from GKN Aerospace has been received by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and installed onto an MQ-9B SkyGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA).

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    GA-ASI to Feature Full Size SeaGuardian at DIMDEX

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will feature an actual SeaGuardian® Unmanned Aircraft System as part of its display at the upcoming Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX).

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    Huneed Technologies to Supply CCAs to GA-ASI

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) awarded Huneed Technologies, a global Aerospace & Defense company specializing in tactical communication and avionics equipment, a contract to manufacture and supply Circuit Card Assemblies (CCA) to for its unmanned aircraft.

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    GA-ASI Announces Evolution Class of UAS for the Future Fights of Tomorrow

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is pleased to announce its new category of future-forward unmanned aircraft systems, focused on information dominance and airspace supremacy.

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    GA-ASI Introduces Gambit

    Gambit is an Autonomous Collaborative Platform (ACP) designed through digital engineering to speed its time to market and lower acquisition cost, and it will deliver an extended and enhanced sensing capability. The jet-powered platform is being built for air dominance and will heavily leverage advances in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems.

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    GA-ASI 30 Years of UAS Innovation

    With more than 1,000 aircraft delivered and 7 million flight hours logged by its U.S. and allied partners across its fleet of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), GA-ASI is celebrating 30 years of excellence in 2022.

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    MQ-9A Passes 2 Million Flight Hours

    The MQ-9A Remotely Piloted Aircraft has surpassed 2 million flight hours in support of global customers. The workhorse unmanned aircraft from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

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    GA-ASI Pairs Avenger with Virtual UAS to Demo Autonomous Search and Follow

    As part of the company’s commitment to develop advanced unmanned autonomy, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) used a company-owned Avenger® Unmanned Aircraft System and five hardware-in-the-loop synthetic Avengers to autonomously search and follow an artificially-generated adversary.

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    GA-ASI Celebrates Partnerships with Canadian Industry

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has become the world leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems – with an important assist from Canadian industry.

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    GA-ASI's Display at UMEX Features SeaGuardian UAS

    In response to strong global and regional interest in the MQ-9B line of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will feature an actual SeaGuardian® UAS as part of its stand display for the upcoming Unmanned System Exhibition and Conference (UMEX).

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    GA-ASI Executes Joint Training with the U.S. Army 7th SFG(A)

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) supported a Military Free Fall (MFF) High-Altitude Training exercise for the U.S. Army’s 7th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne) on January 20-21 and 27-28, 2022 during a joint training exercise in which a GA-ASI-owned MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft monitored the jumps and provided critical overwatch capabilities.

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    GA-ASI Selects Two Companies to Support MQ-9B Development as Part of Blue Magic Belgium

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has selected two Belgian companies, ALX Systems and Coexpair, to support the development of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and other advanced RPA-related projects.

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    GA-ASI Receives Approval for Follow-On Support for French MQ-9 RPA

    The U.S. State Department has approved a $300 million Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Government of France for the continuation of MQ-9A Reaper® Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) and related equipment. 

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    GA-ASI and U.S. Army Test Advanced Datalinks and Avionics Enhancements for Gray Eagle Extended Range UAS

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully tested advanced datalink capability as part of a U.S. Army-funded development effort to upgrade the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).

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    Two GA-ASI Avengers Equipped with Lockheed Martin Legion Pods Autonomously Send Fused Air Threat Data to Command Center

    “This first-time, industry-funded flight test demonstrates the maturing capabilities of UAS platforms and sensors to deliver fused sensor data,” said GA-ASI Senior Director of Advanced Programs Michael Atwood.