RQ-7 Shadow

Textron Sees Significant Arab Interest in Armed Shadow UAVs

Several Arab states are interested in acquiring Textron unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including armed versions of the Shadow, according to Tarek Mekhail, the US company’s vice president for the Middle East operations. “There is a large amount of interest in unmanned aerial systems in the whole region,” Mekhail told IHS Jane’s during the Paris Air […]

AAI Corp. Awarded $82 Million to Provide Logistics and Sustainment for Shadow Drones

AAI Corp. Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded an $82,215,853 modification to foreign military sales, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract W58RGZ-14-C-0001 to acquire Shadow Unmanned Aircraft systems performance-based logistics and sustainment/operations. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) and other procurement funds in the amount of $15,599,124 were obligated at the time of the award. After award of this modification, […]