The Navy Department is preparing to host a new set of unmanned prize challenge competitions Nov. 16 -19 it advertises as “Blue Angles for geeks,”  that aims to help accelerate discovery and teambuilding among the service, industry and academia concerning unmanned and autonomous vehicles. The ...

The Navy on Nov. 5 announced its intention to issue a sole source contract to Textron [TXT] to extend Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) services aboard an expeditionary sea base (ESB) for at least another year. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) ...

BlueHalo on Monday said it has acquired Citadel Defense in a deal that complements its existing capabilities in countering unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) with a family of radio frequency (RF)-based products to detect and mitigate threats from small drones. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ...