Newsletter Subscription


Wednesday, August 23, 2017


GA-ASI Builds Upon Electronic Attack Expertise in Follow-On

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced the conclusion of a second demonstration of Predator® B’s Electronic Attack capability at the U.S. Marine Corps’ (USMC’s) Weapons and Tactics Instructor course held at Marine Corp Air Station (MCAS) Yuma on October 22.

This second demonstration expanded on the success of previous efforts between the Marine Corps, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and GA-ASI. The objective was to integrate a company-owned Predator B RPA into a Marine Aviation Command and Control (C2) network, enabling control of the aircraft’s Electronic Warfare (EW) payload and other assets to deliver effects across the Electro-magnetic Spectrum (EMS). This C2 capability was exercised from the Cyber/Electronic Warfare Coordination Cell located at MCAS Yuma and addressed simulated targets located hundreds of miles north at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. The Marine Corps is currently analyzing the jamming data in an effort to quantify the EW effectiveness better and hopes to have the official results available soon.


Related Research on ASDReports.com:
Global Agricultural Drones Sales Market Report 2017

Source : General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Oct 28, 2013

 

UAS West Symposium

Aug 29 - 30, 2017 - San Diego, United States

Register More info


Maritime Information Warfare 2017 Conference

Dec 6 - 7, 2017 - London, United Kingdom

Register More info


UAV Technology Central and Eastern Europe Conference

Sep 27 - 28, 2017 - Praha 6, Czech Republic

Register More info


© 2004-2017 • ASDNews • be the first to know • contact usterms & conditionsprivacy policyadvertisingfaqs

zpsk