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Raytheon pitches common UAS controller

22nd August 2016 - 16:30 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


Raytheon is positioning its UAS ground station technology, currently being developed for the US Air Force’s RQ-4B Global Hawk, as a potential common controller solution for all of the service’s future unmanned vehicles.

It was announced on 22 August that the company had been awarded a $104 million contract to modernise the ground element of the RQ-4B as part of the air force’s ground station modernisation program (GSMP). 

The contract will see Raytheon develop and install building-based mission control stations at Beale Air Force Base (AFB) in California, home of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, and at Grand Forks AFB

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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