Details of General Atomics' Major Announcement to Take Place at the 2015 UAS Summit

by | Sep 22, 2015

Grand Forks, ND, September 22, 2015 ” UAS Magazine  is hosting the 9th annual UAS Summit, the upper Midwest's premier unmanned aircraft systems event produced by UAS Magazine, in collaboration with the Red River Valley Research Corridor. The 2015 agenda is focused on both small and large unmanned aircraft systems “ featuring industry and military leaders, UAV manufacturers, payload providers, designers, and commercial operators with the most important insight of today's UAS world.

During the opening portion of the summit, Senator John Hoeven announced General Atomics' plans to locate their UAS training operations to North Dakota. On Tuesday, September 22 , Dan Fritz, Director of International Programs, Aircraft Systems, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. will explain the details about the major announcement made by Senator Hoeven. This will take place during his presentation, Training for the Future: UAS Pilots. Immediately after his presentation, Mr. Fritz will be available to answer questions with the media in the conference press room.   WHAT: Details of General Atomics' Major Announcement to Take Place at the 2015 UAS Summit

WHERE: Alerus Center, Ballroom 5 1200 S 42nd St, Grand Forks, ND 58201

WHEN:  9:10 am on Tuesday, September 22 nd  during the Manufacturers' Message   nd RSVP FOR MEDIA Q&A: Media personnel interested in covering this event should RSVP to [email protected] to reserve a spot in the press room, following the announcement in the ballroom

About the UAS Summit  The UAS Summit is set to showcase and explain the evolution of UAVs while revealing the current state of the commercial UAS industry. This event has a history of uniting the best UAV minds in the industry in a single venue for an informational and content-charged event. The three-day expo will include; focused, technical presentations and special events designed to describe the latest technology offerings, software packages, business models and regulatory updates on the UAS industry Exclusive conference social media site, industry specific tours, exhibiting companies showcasing the latest technologies, new product launches, and valuable industry services. About General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.  General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions. The company's Aircraft Systems business unit is a leading designer and manufacturer of proven, reliable, Remotely Piloted Aircraft systems. It also manufactures a variety of solid-state digital Ground Control Stations, and provides pilot training and support services for RPA field operations. It also integrates other sensor and communication equipment into manned Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance aircraft and develops emerging technologies in high energy lasers, electro-optical sensors, and meta-material antennas.

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