Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Weekly Alert -- July 15, 2014

News this week on UCLASS, Reapers, sense-and-avoid tests and more. Read the Alert

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UCLASS Final Request For Proposals Release On Track For End Of July

The Navy plans to release a final request for proposals for its Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike program by the end of the month despite criticism from Capitol Hill over the service's requirements for the program.

Australia Extends Deployment Of RPAs; UK Sends More Reapers

Australia has accepted a request from NATO's International Security Assistance Force to operate its remotely piloted aircraft in Afghanistan for an additional five months, according to a statement by the country's Department of Defence.

Iowa ANG To Bring Forward Schedule For Reaper Transition To Late FY-15

After losing its F-16 fighter jets and the majority of its pilots to other wings, the 132nd Fighter Wing Operations Group of the Iowa Air National Guard is working to complete its transition to MQ-9 Reaper operations one year ahead of schedule.

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Global Hawk Flies In NATO ISR Exercise

Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk unmanned system has participated in Unified Vision 2014 (UV14), NATO's largest joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance exercise aimed at demonstrating and evaluating the alliance's ability to coordinate and deploy allied ISR systems, the company announced this week.

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