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Improved Avenger Adapted to Carry Strategic Recce Sensors

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) will begin flight testing of an Improved Avenger in October 2016. This enhanced version of the semi-stealthy drone will enhance the Avenger's capabilities on long endurance, intelligence gathering missions carrying the new MS-177 Electro-optical/Infrared (EO/IR) sensor.

RPA Pilots Command Avenger from a New Ground Control Station

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has successfully demonstrated the command of the Predator C Avenger stealth drone from a new, Advanced Cockpit Ground Control Station’s (GCS’).

A Second Avenger is Airborne

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) marked the first flight of a larger, heavier Avenger jet powered 'Predator C' unmanned aerial vehicle. The aircraft features a longer fuselage than the first Avenger aircraft – increased by four feet to accommodate larger payloads and fuel.

U.S. Air Force to Receive a More Powerful ‘Predator C Plus’

The U.S. Air force has awarded General Atomics a contract to build a third prototype of the stealthy Predator C Avenger unmanned aircraft. General Atomics has already built two such aircraft and is planning to build two more, at least one is now being funded by the U.S. Government. According to David A. Fulghum of Aviation Week, these new ‘Avenger’ versions will be more powerful and will carry more payloads than the first two prototype competed in 2009. A second Avenger flew for the first time in April 2010. The Air Force has allocated $15 million for the first aircraft but the program is expected to grow in size.

Oman Requests SL-AMRAAM, Avenger Air Defense Systems

Oman is requesting to receive an integrated air defense system based on the Boeing Avenger very short range air defense (VSHORAD) system, augmented with medium range AMRAAM interceptors

Phantom Ray – Boeing’s Unmanned Fighter is Finally Flying

Boeing made Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight April 27 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. "Autonomous, fighter-sized unmanned aircraft are real" Program manager comments.

A Second Aircraft to Join the Avenger Test Campaign Later in...

General Atomics began flight testing of the new, multi-mission jet-powered Predator C Avenger Unmanned Aerial System. The aircraft continued flight testing since its first flight in April 2009. A second, slightly larger Avenger is currently in production, scheduled to join the first aircraft later in 2010.

General Atomics Proposes Carrier-Based Avenger to the U.S. Navy

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. is proposing a new carrier-based derivative of the Predator C (Avenger) known as 'Sea Avenger', designed to address the...

Avenger Mobile Air Defense System

Avenger air defense system is an automated, short-range very low level short range air defense (VSHORAD) system, capable of shoot-on-the-move air defense weapon. Avenger...

Avenger – A Stealthy Predator C Combat UAV from General Atomics

UAV manufacturer General Atomics began flight testing of a larger, stealthier UAV dubbed as the 'Avenger'. Formerly known as 'Predator C', the new jet...

Multi-Mission Combat Vehicles at the 2006 Eurosatory Exhibition

A new concept, first introduced at last year's DSEI by Thales, was the THOR multi-mission vehicle. Interest in this vehicle type is increasing as could be seen by...
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