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General Atomics Receives Aviation Week Award for Extended-Range Gray Eagle UAS Program

A General Atomics subsidiary has won a Program Excellence award from Aviation Week magazine in recognition of its Gray Eagle Extended Range unmanned aircraft system program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.‘s program team that oversees GE-ER development efforts for the U.S. Army received the award in the original equipment manufacturer research and development/system design and development …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson to Speak at TTC UAS Symposium

Chris Pehrson, vice president for Defense Department strategic development at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, will serve as a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.-hosted Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium that will kick off Saturday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Pehrson is one of the 24 guest …

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Northrop Grumman Global Hawk Receives William W. Otterson Award; Mick Jaggers Comments

Northrop Grumman has received a technology recognition for the company’s Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system from San Diego-based innovation company accelerator Connect. Connect presented the William W. Otterson Award at the company’s Most Innovative New Products ceremony on Dec. 1, 2015, Northrop said Tuesday. “Global Hawk has always been on the cutting …

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FAA Approves Texas A&M Corpus Christi UAS to Survey Campus; Kathryn Funk-Baxter Comments

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will use its unmanned aircraft system platform to map both main campus and Momentum campus infrastructure after receiving approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. The “Island University” said Friday that its geographic information science and geospatial surveying engineering students have helped with projects in areas such as utility mapping and …

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Northrop to Help Univ. of North Dakota Train UAS Pilots; Bob Gamache Comments

Northrop Grumman has inked a three-year cooperative agreement with the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks to provide pilot training for unmanned aircraft systems through the SandShark trainer technology. The company said Tuesday it will contribute two SandShark aircraft and one ground station to the university’s flight training program for international students. SandShark operators utilize commercial …

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