The U.S. Defense Dept.’s heightened interest in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) appears to be a mixed blessing for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. On one hand, it is vindication for a company that funded development of the Predator and Predator B/Reaper on its own after receiving only tepid interest from the military . But as Pentagon officials fully embrace unmanned vehicles, they also are moving to assert more control over requirements for the next generation of UAS platforms, pulling ...
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