Rapid Fire Evening 2011-06-08: Telemos UAV
- BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation name the program that will deliver their joint response for a next generation Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) as Telemos. Dassault’s international director is confident that if a contract is signed in 2011 the UAS could be delivered in 2016. While acknowledging that EADS could bring ‘equipment and competencies’ to the project, he also emphasized that the program would remain jointly-led by BAE Systems and Dassault.
- BAE Systems sells its remaining 10% stake in Saab for $249 million. The sale ends BAE’s involvement in the Swedish defense company over more than a decade.
- DCS Corp awarded the Ground Vehicle Simulation Lab (GVSL) contract, providing systems engineering and technical support to the U.S. Army’s Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command.