May 22, 2019

Idea Days May Follow April 16 Industry Day

MQ-9 Reaper

The Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Weapons hosts an Industry Day in Lexington Park MD that could lead to follow-on Idea Days.

Briefing Updates Unmanned Aviation Weapons Status

The Program Executive Office, Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons expeditiously develops, acquires, and supports quality air to ground strike weapons, unmanned aerial vehicles, and target systems: Get a program update Wednesday morning.

PEO(U&W) Participates in Navy Exercises

Valiant Shield Harpoon

The unmanned and strike weapons program, headquartered at Pax River, assisted with Valiant Shield and RIMPAC this summer.

Rear Adm. Winter Takes Command at PEO(U&W)

PEO(U&W) command change

Rear Adm. Shannon retires from service at Pax River ceremony.

UCAS Drone Going to Carriers in One Year

UCAS on carriers

Recent evaluations on board the USS Truman lay groundwork for X-47B testing next summer.

Navy Recognizes Adm. Shannon for Harpoon Work

Rear Adm. Shannon award

Undersecretary Work honored Rear Adm. Shannon with the Wayne E. Meyer Memorial Award for Harpoon acquisition work.

Winter to Take Command of Unmanned Program

Rear Admiral Mathias W. Winter

The command change ceremony for PEO(U&W) is scheduled for July 20.

F-35 Orders Pile Up as Lockheed Strike Drags On

F-35C JSF night takeoff

Lockheed Martin gets a half billion more to start building new F-35s and brings on workers to replace strikers.

Adm. Shannon Recieves Helicopter Service Awards

adm shannon award

The Naval Helicopter Association presented Shannon with its Lifelong Service Award on May 15.

Sea-Air-Space: The Fire Scout … Floats?

MQ-8B Fire Scout Model

It may have trouble landing at times, but the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter can apparently float until fished out of the water.