General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

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GA-ASI Demonstrates Flight Deck Taxi Capability for MQ-25

SAN DIEGO – 16 April 2018 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has successfully demonstrated aircraft carrier deck handling to include taxi capability and transition to the launch and recovery phases using a Predator® C Avenger® jet aircraft as a surrogate. As part of the proposed MQ-25 solution, GA-ASI has demonstrated that the new carrier-based unmanned tanker can...

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Predator-Series Aircraft Pass Five Million Flight Hour Mark
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Predator-Series Aircraft Pass Five Million Flight Hour Mark

GA-ASI Sets RPA Industry Record With Help From Worldwide Customers Base SAN DIEGO – 9 April 2018 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) today announced that its Predator®-series family of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), encompassing Predator, Predator B, Gray Eagle, and Avenger® lines, has achieved a historic industry milestone: five million flight hours. The milestone was...

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Avenger ER Sets New Endurance Record Flying 23.4 Consecutive Hours

SAN DIEGO – 05 April 2018 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has set a new endurance record with its Avenger® Extended Range (ER) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). On January 24-25, the next-generation Avenger ER flew 23.4 continuous hours in a representative Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) configuration while carrying out a simulated...

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GA-ASI Demonstrates SATCOM Launch and Recovery Capability for MQ-9B
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GA-ASI Demonstrates SATCOM Launch and Recovery Capability for MQ-9B

SAN DIEGO - 22 January 2018 - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully demonstrated its latest Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) using a Satellite Communications (SATCOM) data link for its MQ-9B SkyGuardian™/SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The demonstration also included the first SATCOM taxi of the MQ-9B. This capability will eliminate the...

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MQ-9 UAS Used to Support Fire Fighting Efforts in Northern California

SAN DIEGO - 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 California. SAR is able to see clearly though both clouds...

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GA-ASI's Predator B Demonstrates Threat Radar Detection
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GA-ASI's Predator B Demonstrates Threat Radar Detection

New Capability Emerges for RPA Operating in Contested Airspace SAN DIEGO – 10 April 2017 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful airborne demonstration of a Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) on a GA-ASI Predator® B/MQ-9...

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GA-ASI Starts Flight Testing for Production Representative Gray Eagle Extended Range

Capital Aircraft Takes Flight, Integration of First Production Aircraft Begins Next Month SAN DIEGO – 8 December 2016 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced the commencement of flight testing for its MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended...

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GA-ASI's Type-Certifiable Predator B Takes Flight

SAN DIEGO -28 November 2016 - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Type-Certifiable Predator® B (TCPB) variant completed its first flight test at the company’s Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility near Palmdale, Calif.,...

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GA-ASI Offers Capital Aircraft to Support Humanitarian Efforts

Potential to Deliver Humanitarian Rations to 3,400 People Daily SAN DIEGO - 14 November, 2016 - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, announced today that it can provide a company-owned aircraft to support humanitarian relief efforts. “Angel...

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GA-ASI's Avenger® Extended Range (ER) Aircraft comes with 44-foot long fuselage.

An extended range version of its multi-mission jet-powered Predator® C Avenger, GA‑ASI’s new Avenger® Extended Range (ER) aircraft features wingspan of 76 feet and 2,200 pounds of additional fuel, and is capable of 15 to 20 hours of endurance. Offering long loiter Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and precision-strike capability, ER supports a range of sensors and weapons...

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