VET Tv Announces Release of ‘Tactical Treasures’

A podcast focusing on the stories of veterans and military spouses – and the keepsakes that made a difference in their lives – is the subject of the newest podcast, now available on VET Tv’s streaming platform. Tactical Treasures, a podcast produced by JDog Brands, gives veterans and spouses the chance to talk about objects, … Read more

GA-ASI Announces Reimagined Blue Magic Belgium for 2023

On May 10, 2023, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will host the latest iteration of its “Blue Magic Belgium” event. This year’s event, which will be held in Charleroi, Belgium, near Brussels, will again bring together Belgian businesses and aerospace industry leaders. But this year’s event will grow to include more companies and a … Read more

GA-ASI Flight Tests LEO SATCOM on MQ-9A

On Dec. 22, 2022, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and the Air National Guard (ANG), with joint support from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) and U.S. Air Force (USAF), flight tested an MQ-9A remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) equipped with a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications (SATCOM) Command and Control system. This groundbreaking capability provides … Read more

GA-ASI Selected to Build OBSS for AFRL

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will manufacture and perform demonstration flights of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) unmanned Off-Board Sensing Station (OBSS) aircraft. Following a 12-month base period that culminated in a critical design review (CDR), AFRL exercised a build and flight test option. GA-ASI’s innovative Gambit Series aircraft will validate the “genus/species” concept first … Read more

FDCA Announces New Officers and Board Members

Florida Defense Contractors Association (FDCA) is pleased to announce five new board members.  Mark Clark, President, Resolute Solutions; Elizabeth Eastman, Director Contracts & Supply Chain, Nammo; Kevin McCall, COO, EEI Manufacturing; Kelley Powell, Senior Principal, Government Relations, L3Harris Technologies; and Sal Nodjomian, CEO, Matrix Design Group. “The association is privileged to have these distinguished business and defense industry leaders join our mission to … Read more

GA-ASI Announces New Mojave UAS

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is unveiling a new Unmanned Aircraft System called Mojave, named for one of the harshest and most austere areas in the world, where deadly rattlesnakes and horned lizards adapt to survive the extreme forces of nature. Mojave is based on the avionics and flight control systems of MQ-9 Reaper … Read more

RPS Defense Announces Appointment of Kevin Buddelmeyer as Executive Vice President of Business Development

RPS Defense, a leading provider of defense services headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is excited to announce the appointment of Kevin Buddelmeyer as Executive Vice President for Business Development. “We are excited to continue the next chapter in RPS Defense’s growth with Kevin as an integral part of the executive team. Through the continuing expansion of our … Read more

GA-ASI Completes Series of System Level Tests for Protector

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has successfully completed key system-level tests for the new Protector RG Mk1 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). The Protector is the U.K. Royal Air Force’s version of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian®, which is GA-ASI’s latest model of RPA and is on track to become the world’s first certified Medium-altitude, Long-endurance (MALE) … Read more

United Through Reading 13th Annual Storybook Ball Raised $188,000 for Military Families

United Through Reading (UTR) hosted its 13th Annual Storybook Ball on Nov. 6, 2021, in San Diego, CA. Each year the ball brings together 300 corporate executives, senior military leaders, long-serving supporters, and military families in celebration of the consequential connections UTR champions for military families who are transiently sundered due to deployment or military assignment.  … Read more

AARDVARK Partner Sky-Hero Wins Innovation Award at Milipol Paris 2021 With LOKI Mk2

Sky-Hero’s LOKI Mk2 tactical sUAS, distributed exclusively in North America by Aardvark Tactical, recently won an Innovation Award at Milipol Paris 2021. This award aims to reward the most innovative companies in terms of products, materials, services, solutions, or business models in the homeland security industry. The jury, composed of international experts in their respective … Read more