URS Corporation has been awarded a contract to provide Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) communications and maintenance support to the Air Force’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada and the 49th Fighter Wing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. The five-year contract is valued at just over $95 million to [...]
AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company begins deliveries of the new extended wing kit for its Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS). The U.S. Army has ordered 100 extended wing kits for distribution to Army and Marine Corps units. With this enhancement, the Shadow aircraft’s wingspan increases [...]
In a recently released market report “U.S. Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Market Forecast 2010-2015”
the US military Unmanned Aircraft Systems market is predicted to surpass $12.7 Billion by 2015.
By performing tasks such as surveillance; signals intelligence (SIGINT); precision target designation; mine detection; and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) reconnaissance, unmanned systems have made key contributions [...]