Northrop Grumman awarded MQ-4C work
Northrop Grumman has received an order from the US Naval Air Systems Command for MQ-4C Triton material kits, the Department of Defense announced on 22 July.
The $33.7 million order was issued against an existing ordering agreement.
Northrop Grumman will provide material kits and retrofit labour to incorporate the Integrated Functional Capability 4.0 configuration into retrofit MQ-4C Triton aircraft and ground segments.
Work is expected to be completed in January 2022.
More from Uncrewed Vehicles
The Royal Danish Navy is boosting its autonomous mine countermeasures capabilities by procuring new uncrewed underwater systems.
A defence analyst claims that Russia's move to acquire and deploy Iranian UAV's in Ukraine tells of wider weapons supply issues and a depletion of stocks.
A team at the University of Maine will define a path forward to support advanced manufacturing of USVs, under a contract from the US Office of Naval Research.
Insitu receives order for 13 Blackjack and 25 ScanEagle UAVs.
Ukraine ordered 40 Warmates, half of which have already reached frontline units with the remainder to arrive by the end of September.
Despite a number of Skyborg test successes, a defence expert has questioned how the development of next generation drones will advance without activities being concentrated and clear requirements set out.