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2011-02-18 11:24:00

LONDON, February 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence IQ confirms representatives from the German Army, US Air Force and UK Royal Navy as speakers at the International Military Helicopter conference, taking place 11th-13th May 2011 at the Olympia Conference Centre, London. Dedicated to the military helicopter community, this conference is scheduled to address the current capabilities and future requirements of participating nations, at a time when many members of the rotary wing industry...

2011-01-27 11:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A contract with a potential value of $12.7 million has been awarded to CAS, Inc., a subsidiary of Wyle to provide program support to the Army's Air Traffic Control (ATC) Product Office. The new five-year task order is a follow-on contract to CAS's express task order from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command. The Wyle CAS Group support to the program office includes: business and program management; airspace...

2011-01-20 13:01:00

MAIDEN, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRT) announced that it will release its results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2010 on Thursday, January 27, 2011. Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, manufactures and sells aircraft deicers and other special purpose industrial equipment, and provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to airlines. Air T is one of the largest,...

2010-10-27 09:00:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is upgrading sensors with enhanced target location accuracy and high-definition imaging. "This is an important upgrade for our Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems family of sensors as we continue to provide high-performance, state-of-the-art technology for the warfighter," said Tim Carey, vice president for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems. "Target location accuracy will allow soldiers to...

2010-10-21 09:00:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) airborne Multi-Spectral Targeting System, whose video imagery helps soldiers, intelligence analysts and commanders in the field make critical operating decisions, recently exceeded 1 million flight hours. "This system provides critical information to U.S. and coalition forces," said Col Daryl Hauck, U.S. Air Force program executive officer for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Special Operations...

2010-09-07 09:00:00

FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz., Sept. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated several significant firsts at Empire Challenge 2010 with its High-Speed Guard cross-domain security solution passing streaming video from an unmanned aircraft system. Empire Challenge is an annual joint and multinational intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) interoperability demonstration sponsored by the U.S. under secretary of defense for Intelligence. The exercise highlights...

2010-07-27 08:14:00

MAIDEN, N.C., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air T, Inc. (Air T) (Nasdaq: AIRT) announced that it will release its results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2010 on August 4, 2010. Air T, through its subsidiaries, provides overnight air freight service to the express delivery industry, manufactures and sells aircraft deicers and other special purpose industrial equipment, and provides ground support equipment and facilities maintenance to airlines. Air T is one of the largest,...

2010-07-20 07:03:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK and Farnborough International have presented the 2010 John Curtis Sword Award to Air Marshal T.M. "Timo" Anderson, first Director General of the independent U.K. Military Aviation Authority and Regulator of Military Air Safety, at the Farnborough International Airshow last night. Air Marshal Anderson was recognized for his exceptional service and contributions to the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Anglo/U.S. relations. The Curtis Sword...

2010-07-16 08:00:00

LONDON, July 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Serco Limited (Serco) have teamed to provide a low-risk, cost-effective solution for the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MOD) Joint Military Air Traffic Services program. Known as Project Marshall, JMATS is a managed service program spanning 22 years, which requires the delivery and management of network-based services, applications, equipment and training in MOD military airfields and for deployed operations. "Raytheon...

2010-02-22 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded the Air Force Association's Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellowship for contributions in the field of airborne reconnaissance. Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems President Lynn Dugle accepted the award at the Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition gala dinner Feb. 19 in Orlando, Fla. Presented by the Central Florida Chapter of the AFA, the fellowship this year "Salutes aerial...


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General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

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