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Raytheon job ad reveals big upgrade for Sky Warrior

Who needs a PR staff when you can just browse job ads for news? Consider this new ad posted by Raytheon seeking to hire a program manager in Dallas. Manager III-Program Management InNovember of 2007, the U.S. Army selected RTN to provide a common sensorpayload for manned and unmanned aircraft in a program that couldrepresent […]

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Caesar betrayed by an acronym

Et tu, Raytheon?The defense contractor intentionally misspelled a would-be namesake to make the acronym work for a new pod (pictured above) for unmanned aircraft systems. So Caesar, the Roman emperor/murder victim, became CEASAR, short for communications electronic attack with surveillance and reconnaissance. The pod, unveiled yesterday at the Association of Old Crows convention, re-packages the […]

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Army clarifies complaints about General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc

I attended a press conference this morning with the US Army’s top acquisition managers for unmanned aircraft systems — Col Greg Gonzalez and Tim Owings.I asked about a lot of things, but I was particularly interested in their thoughts about one of their biggest contractors — General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI). TDL: Thisis about […]

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General Atomics may a have customer relations problem

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has grown very quickly into a powerful force within the US defense industry. Their stable of products based on the Predator/Reaper/Sky Warrior family have dominated almost every competition they’ve entered.Almost, but not all. The US Navy passed over the Lockheed Martin/GA-ASI team offering the Mariner version of the Predator […]

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