General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), radars, and electro-optic/related mission systems solutions, including the Predator®/Gray Eagle® aircraft series and the Lynx® Multi-mode Radar. Dedicated to developing transformational technologies that deliver paradigm changing results, GA-ASI provides long-endurance, mission-capable aircraft with the integrated sensor/data link systems required to deliver persistent situational awareness and rapid strike capabilities. The company is revolutionizing aviation by creating new missions that reach beyond those of manned aircraft and continues to push the envelope with versatile, reliable, cost-effective, and combat-proven UAS and sensors. GA-ASI’s Sky Warrior® Alpha and Gray Eagle UAS are currently operational with the Army.

SAN DIEGO/SEOUL – 18 October 2017 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Huneed Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huneed) establishing potential areas of future collaboration. GA-ASI is the leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems. Huneed is a Korean developer and...

Project Expected to Accelerate RPA Approval to Fly in Civil Airspace SAN DIEGO/SEOUL – 18 October 2017 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), one of...

SAN DIEGO, CA – 16 October 2017 – The California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing operating out of March Air Reserve Base is using MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), with full-motion video (optical and infra-red) and ground imaging Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capability, in support of CAL FIRE’s firefighting efforts in Northern...

AUSA, WASHINGTON – 10 October 2017 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) officially transitioned its production line from the MQ-1C Gray Eagle to its new long-range variant, the MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range following the completion of the last contracted MQ-1C aircraft.GA-ASI’s investment in airframe composite tooling enabled...

Unmanned Flight through Civil Airspace Covers 1,075nm Using Multiple High-Throughput Satellite Beams GRAND FORKS, N.D. – 18 September 2017 – On August 30th, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew its first test flight out of its new Flight Test and Training Center (FTTC) facility in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The GA-ASI Block 5...

Robust Australian Industry Support Set to Deliver the Only Viable Single Solution to the Australia's Multi-Mission RPA Requirements CANBERRA – 06 September 2017 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), the world's leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, today announced the expansion of its Team Reaper...

Ribbon-Cutting Event Marks Completion of Permanent Hangar Facility in N.D. GRAND FORKS – 22 August 2017 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) held a grand opening event yesterday for its new hangar at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Business Park near Grand Forks, North Dakota. The event included a ribbon-cutting...

Endurance Flight Marks Completion of Phase 2 Flight TestSAN DIEGO – 24 August 2017 – On August 6th MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (MQ-1C ER) aircraft completed a 41.9-hour endurance flight, exceeding the 40 hour flight test goal. The Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), designed and developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI),...

Flight through Multiple Classes of Non-Segregated Airspace Represents another Step towards CertificationSAN DIEGO – 18 August 2017 – On August 16th General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew a MQ-9B SkyGuardian™ Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from Laguna Airfield at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., through National Airspace, to its Gray...

Hudson Institute Hosts U.S. and Japanese Leaders to Discuss North Korean Threat SAN DIEGO – 08 August 2017 – In late July the Hudson Institute, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, organized a two-day conference on countering the ballistic missile threat from North Korea. The conference was held on July 26-27, 2017 at the headquarters of General...