Archive for December 31st, 2012

USAF told to improve UAV pilots’ promotion rate

Posted in Air Force, UAV on December 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on USAF told to improve UAV pilots’ promotion rate

The U.S. Congress has given the Air Force 180 days to report back on how it intends to improve promotion rates for UAV pilots once the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act is signed into law.
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Northrop Grumman gets urgent requirement to install RDR-1700 maritime-surveillance radar on MQ-8B

Posted in Navy on December 31st, 2012 by alert5 – Comments Off on Northrop Grumman gets urgent requirement to install RDR-1700 maritime-surveillance radar on MQ-8B

NAVAIR has awarded Northrop Grumman a $33.3 million contract earlier this month to install the Telephonics RDR-1700 maritime-surveillance radar on nine Fire Scout UAVs.
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