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GA highlights UAS advanced cockpit applications for manned aircraft

27th July 2009 - 10:35 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


Characterized as “the premier U.S. Department of Defense live joint and coalition intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) interoperability demonstration,” the ongoing “Empire Challenge ‘09” (6-31 July 2009 at the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake, California) is exploring dozens of technologies and capabilities designed to facilitate the flow, recording, and processing of that data.

One of the many new capabilities being demonstrated involves the application of UAS cockpit technologies to manned aircraft systems.

General Atomics, for example, participated with an “internal research and design model” of a UAS “advanced cockpit” operating in conjunction with a company-owned manned King Air.

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a former US Army officer and the author of several thousand articles …

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