The Marine Corps is expected to make a decision this year about which of two unmanned aerial lift systems it plans to deploy on the battlefield in Afghanistan, reports Paul McLeary in Aviation Week’s 'Ares' blog.
Science Applications International Corp. will furnish technical and engineering support to the Navy office that manages unmanned aircraft systems that conduct maritime surveillance under a task order potentially worth $39 million over five years
Satellite technology could hardly be hotter as government agencies rely on it to predict the weather, surf the Web, run defense and intelligence applications, further scientific research, and provide critical data.
Defense Department planners want to shift a significant chunk of funding away from programs that are struggling or of low priority to more pressing needs to support the war effort in Afghanistan, reports Kate Brannan at Defense News.
Science Applications International Corp. will help the Air Force improve the service's overhead intelligence gathering efforts under a five-year follow-on contract potentially worth more than $49 million.
A request for information from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency brings to mind technology portrayed in the 1960s British television series the Thunderbirds, reports Graham Warwick at Aviation Week’s Ares Blog.
The Air Force has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. a $266 million contract to provide an array of program and technical support for the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems.