General Atomics released a video showing its MQ-9B SeaGuardian deploying a sonobuoy for the first time, marking a first for a fixed wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The company said this will revolutionize anti-submarine warfare (ASW).
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19 Jan 2021
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) recently completed development and test of the world’s first self-contained Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) capability for an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).
19 Jan 2021
Leonardo Seaspray AESA Maritime Radar to be Integrated on GA-ASI SeaGuardian
18 Nov 2020
On October 29, 2020, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) demonstrated the General Atomics' MQ-9B SeaGuardian capabilities to local media...
04 Nov 2020
Taiwan has requested to buy four (4) Weapons-Ready MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft; two (2) Fixed ...
22 Oct 2020
During Euronaval Online 2020, Naval News interviewed Scott Forney, President of General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems. We discussed milestones with the EMALS program and PANG.
20 Oct 2020
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), kicked off a series of validation flights on Oct. 15 for Japan Coast Guard (JCG) in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. GA-ASI is working with Asia Air Survey (AAS) in Japan to conduct the flights.
19 Sep 2020
MQ-9B SeaGuardian maritime tests flights concluded off the coast of California on September 11th. They can probably be seen as the next step toward a worldwide export success. Indeed, if the first variant of the MQ-9 Predator-B mainly served as an ISR platform for above ground missions, the new MQ-9B SkyGuardian/SeaGuardian is likely to find much more customers in its maritime variant.
16 Sep 2020
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lanes off the coast of Southern California on September 11th, using the MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS). This was the first MQ-9B configured for surveillance operations over open-water, and served to demonstrate MQ-9B capabilities in the maritime environment.
26 Aug 2020
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced that it has been awarded a developmental contract by Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to provide manufacturing design drawings, engineering, fabrication, inspection, and assembly of prototype propulsor...