Monday, September 16, 2019

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AeroVironment, Kratos Partner on UAS Launched From Mother-Ship Drone

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Longtime unmanned aircraft provider AeroVironment and Kratos Defense and Security Systems announced on March 7 that they have formed a new partnership to jointly develop and demonstrate unmanned aircraft systems that could launch from another UAS…

Unmanned Systems Cited as Key by Future of Aviation Panelists

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Future naval aviation will benefit from the fifth-generation F-35s, manned-unmanned teaming and the possibility of greatly enhanced rotary wing aircraft being developed under the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program, a panel of Navy, Marine Corps and…

Raytheon, Navy Conduct Joint Test of Excalibur N5

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The U.S. Navy and Raytheon conducted a joint test of the Excalibur N5 munition with an eye toward firing it from Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Mk 45 guns, according to a Raytheon official. The Navy has not…