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GA-ASI Flight Tests LEO SATCOM on MQ-9A

GA-ASI FLIGHT TESTS LEO SATCOM ON MQ-9A Capability Provides Global Coverage That Enables Operations Anywhere in the World SAN DIEGO – 02 February 2023 – On Dec. 22, 2022, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and the Air National Guard … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Selected to Build OBSS for AFRL

GA-ASI SELECTED TO BUILD OBSS FOR AFRL SAN DIEGO – 02 February 2023 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will manufacture and perform demonstration flights of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) unmanned Off-Board Sensing Station (OBSS) aircraft. Following … Continue reading

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Statement from GA-ASI CEO Linden Blue on Ukraine conflict

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. +1 (858) 524-8101 STATEMENT FROM GA-ASI CEO LINDEN BLUE ON UKRAINE CONFLICT SAN DIEGO – 01 February 2023 – For nearly a year, the full might of the Russian military has battered — but not … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Selected by DARPA to Support Liberty Lifter Program

GA-ASI SELECTED BY DARPA TO SUPPORT LIBERTY LIFTER PROGRAM SAN DIEGO – 01 February 2023 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) was awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the development of an aircraft capable … Continue reading

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GA-ASI News: GA-ASI’s Eaglet Takes Its First Flight

GA-ASI’S EAGLET TAKES ITS FIRST FLIGHT Technical Demonstration With ARL and AvMC Shows Off New Survivable ALE SAN DIEGO – 31 January 2023 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew a new survivable Air-Launched Effect (ALE) for the first … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Flies Multiple Missions Using Artificially Intelligent Pilots

GA-ASI FLIES MULTIPLE MISSIONS USING ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT PILOTS AI Flights Featuring Avenger® Advance CCA Ecosystem SAN DIEGO – 11 January 2023 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) further advanced its Collaborative Combat Aircraft (CCA) ecosystem by flying three unique … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Flies First M2DO MQ-9A Aircraft

GA-ASI FLIES FIRST M2DO MQ-9A AIRCRAFT SAN DIEGO – 05 January 2023 – On Nov. 10, 2022, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) flew the first production MQ-9A Multi-Domain Operations (M2DO)-ready variant of the U.S. Air Force MQ-9A Reaper. This … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Announces Strategic Partnership with Bharat Forge to Manufacture Aerostructures

GA-ASI ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH BHARAT FORGE TO MANUFACTURE AEROSTRUCTURES SAN DIEGO – 03 January 2023 – In a major move to boost manufacturing in India, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Bharat Forge Limited, India have announced a … Continue reading

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N.D. ANG’s 178th ATKS Named RPA Squadron of the Year

N.D. ANG’S 178TH ATKS NAMED RPA SQUADRON OF THE YEAR SAN DIEGO – 16 December 2022 – The North Dakota Air National Guard’s 178th Attack Squadron (ATKS) was recognized as the General Atomics Remotely Piloted Aircraft Squadron of the Year … Continue reading

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MQ-9A Leased to India by GA-ASI Complete 10,000 Flight Hours in 2 Years

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. MQ-9A LEASED TO INDIA BY GA-ASI COMPLETE 10,000 FLIGHT HOURS IN 2 YEARS SAN DIEGO – 06 December 2022 – On November 22, 2022, a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) MQ-9A Remotely Piloted Aircraft … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Demonstrates Network Relay Using Laser Communications

GA-ASI DEMONSTRATES NETWORK RELAY USING LASER COMMUNICATIONS SAN DIEGO – 01 December 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) completed a fully-networked demonstration using multiple Laser Communication terminals. The network included ground, mobile and airborne terminals. During the demonstration, a … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Flies Autonomous Collaboration Using Avenger UAS

GA-ASI FLIES AUTONOMOUS COLLABORATION USING AVENGER® UAS Demonstration Shows Maturing CCA Ecosystem SAN DIEGO – 30 November 2022 – On Nov. 17, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) paired a company-owned MQ-20 Avenger® Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) with a Sabreliner, operated … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Teams with SMX to Win ARIES Task Order and Continue AFRICOM Support

  GA-ASI TEAMS WITH SMX TO WIN ARIES TASK ORDER AND CONTINUE AFRICOM SUPPORT SAN DIEGO – 14 October 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and its MQ-9A Remotely Piloted Aircraft will continue to support prime contractor SMX … Continue reading

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GA-ASI, SES and Hughes Team Up to Demonstrate NextGen SATCOM on MQ-9B SkyGuardian

GA-ASI, SES AND HUGHES TEAM UP TO DEMONSTRATE NEXTGEN SATCOM ON MQ-9B SKYGUARDIAN® Higher Data Rates Increase Security and Robustness for RPA SAN DIEGO – 10 November 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), SES and Hughes Network Systems … Continue reading

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GA-ASI to Deliver MQ-9A Reapers to Poland

  GA-ASI TO DELIVER MQ-9A REAPERS TO POLAND  World-Leading RPA Capabilities Will Fortify Poland’s National Defense and Security SAN DIEGO – 31 October 2022 – As part of a lease agreement, Poland will take delivery of MQ-9A Reaper Remotely Piloted … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Demonstrates Air-to-Air Laser Communications

GA-ASI DEMONSTRATES AIR-TO-AIR LASER COMMUNICATIONS Anti-Jam, LPI/LPD Solution Delivers Higher Data Rates SAN DIEGO – 25 October 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully completed an air-to-air laser communication link between GA-ASI’s Laser Airborne Communication (LAC) terminals integrated … Continue reading

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GA-ASI SeaGuardian(r) Begins Operations for Japan Coast Guard

GA-ASI SEAGUARDIAN® BEGINS OPERATIONS FOR JAPAN COAST GUARD SAN DIEGO – 19 October 2022 – On October 19, 2022, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) commenced flight operations using an MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, … Continue reading

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GA-ASI and US Army Flight Test Open Architecture Ground Control Software on Gray Eagle Extended Range

GA-ASI AND US ARMY FLIGHT TEST OPEN ARCHITECTURE GROUND CONTROL SOFTWARE ON GRAY EAGLE EXTENDED RANGE SAN DIEGO – 18 October 2022 – U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft System Project Office and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully performed the … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Flight Tests Next-Generation Flight Computer on Gray Eagle Extended Range

GA-ASI FLIGHT TESTS NEXT-GENERATION FLIGHT COMPUTER ON GRAY EAGLE EXTENDED RANGE SAN DIEGO – 11 October 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) successfully performed the first flight tests of the next-generation flight computer for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Announces Gray Eagle 25M, New MDO-Capable Variant

GA-ASI ANNOUNCES GRAY EAGLE 25M, NEW MDO-CAPABLE VARIANT GE-25M Will Provide Critical Capabilities that Enable Multi-Domain Operations SAN DIEGO – 10 October 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has launched its latest variant of the Gray Eagle line … Continue reading

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Protector Completes Acceptance Test Procedures

PROTECTOR COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TEST PROCEDURES ATP Completion Signals Official Hand-Over of Aircraft to RAF SAN DIEGO – 06 October 2022 – Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) for the first Protector RG Mk1 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system has been completed. Completion … Continue reading

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GA-ASI News: GA-ASI Partners with Indian AI Company for Multi-Domain Situational Awareness

GA-ASI PARTNERS WITH INDIAN AI COMPANY FOR MULTI-DOMAIN SITUATIONAL AWARENESS SAN DIEGO – 28 September 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announces that Indian Artificial Intelligence (AI) Company 114ai has become one of its first partnerships as part … Continue reading

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GA-ASI and 3rdiTech Announce Joint Strategic Partnership for Cutting-Edge Semiconductor Technologies

GA-ASI AND 3RDITECH ANNOUNCE JOINT STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR CUTTING-EDGE SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES SAN DIEGO – 27 September 2022 – In a big boost to the “Make in India” initiative, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announces a strategic partnership with Indian … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Creates Additive Design & Manufacturing Center of Excellence

GA-ASI CREATES ADDITIVE DESIGN & MANUFACTURING CENTER OF EXCELLENCE New Center Uses Additive Parts to Streamline Manufacturing of UAS SAN DIEGO – 21 September 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the world leader in the design and manufacture … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Opposes New Chinese Agriculture Project in Grand Forks

GA-ASI OPPOSES NEW CHINESE AGRICULTURE PROJECT IN GRAND FORKS Proposed Corn Mill Presents Opportunities for Sophisticated Military-Related Espionage SAN DIEGO – 20 September 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading designer and manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems … Continue reading

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GA-ASI to Open New Secure Advanced Manufacturing Facility in 2023

GA-ASI TO OPEN NEW SECURE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING FACILTY IN 2023 Secure Facility in Poway Will House Advanced Development and Manufacturing of Cutting-Edge UAS  SAN DIEGO – 20 September 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has been investing in … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Flies Completely Autonomous UAS Flight Using Avenger MQ-20A

GA-ASI FLIES COMPLETELY AUTONOMOUS UAS FLIGHT USING AVENGER® MQ-20A Live Fused Tracks for Lockheed Martin Embedded IRST Dynamically Updated Flight Path SAN DIEGO – 19 September 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) used a company-owned Avenger® MQ-20A Unmanned … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Partners with Ramco for SkyGuardian Global Support Solutions

GA-ASI PARTNERS WITH RAMCO FOR SKYGUARDIAN® GLOBAL SUPPORT SOLUTIONS Sustainment Program to Leverage Ramco’s ERP for MRO Services SAN DIEGO – 1 September 2022 – SkyGuardian® Global Support Solutions (SGSS), a sustainment program introduced by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. … Continue reading

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GA-ASI SeaGuardian(r) Supporting RIMPAC 2022

GA-ASI SEAGUARDIAN® SUPPORTING RIMPAC 2022 Flights Feature ELINT, COMINT, AIS, Detect and Avoid, ASW, Lynx® Maritime Radar and Link 16 Capabilities SAN DIEGO – 27 July 2022 – An MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Unmanned Aircraft System from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. … Continue reading

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GA-ASI Adds Optix Capabilities to STARE

GA-ASI ADDS OPTIX CAPABILITIES TO STARE Optix Brings Cloud-Based, Big Data Processing and Analytics to STARE’s Intel Picture SAN DIEGO – 18 July 2022 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has integrated the Optix platform into its System for … Continue reading

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