Australia cleared to buy combat drones with serious airstrike capabilities

Just this week, the U.S. State Department approved the potential sale of MQ-9B¬†Remotely Piloted Aircraft from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to Australia, in a deal that could be worth about $1.651 billion. The potential sale, announced on the website of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, involves up to twelve MQ-9B aircraft, precision-guided munitions, […]

U.S. Navy demonstrates unmanned anti-submarine warfare capability

On Thursday, the U.S. Navy has reported that it successfully integrated an MQ-9B Sea Guardia drone system with manned capabilities during the Unmanned Systems Integrated Battle Problem 21 (UxS IBP 21) off the coast of San Diego, April 21. The unmanned system developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) recently used in an anti-submarine warfare […]