General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), CAE Canada, MDA,
and L3 WESCAM are expanding Team SkyGuardian to include even more
Canadian companies. Team SkyGuardian Canada (TSC) is a coalition of
companies who support the MQ-9B SkyGuardian to fulfill Canada’s Remotely
Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) requirements.
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“We look forward to integrating the capabilities of the Canadian aerospace and defense industry to deliver the best solution to the Canadian Armed Forces,” said David R. Alexander, president, Aircraft Systems, GA-ASI. (Photo: Business Wire)
Team SkyGuardian presents Canadian industry with business opportunities
in the Canadian RPAS Project and across the global fleet of more than
400 MQ-9 aircraft flying throughout the world. To facilitate the Team’s
growth, GA-ASI and Team SkyGuardian will engage industry across all
regions of Canada through industry events. The goal of the events will
be to hold business-to-business meetings where companies can brief their
core capabilities and move toward meaningful opportunities for
“We look forward to integrating the capabilities of the Canadian
aerospace and defense industry to deliver the best solution to the
Canadian Armed Forces,” said David R. Alexander, president, Aircraft
Systems, GA-ASI. “With a cutting-edge program like the Canadian RPAS
Project, Team SkyGuardian wants to leverage the innovation centers and
businesses that can push the boundaries of the technology.”
While current Team SkyGuardian members represent the larger defense and
aerospace companies in Canada, the upcoming industry engagements will
emphasize small and medium-sized companies.
Announcements for industry engagements and events will be posted on the
Team SkyGuardian website: teamskyguardiancanada.com.
Hi-resolution images of MQ-9B SkyGuardian are available to qualified
media outlets from the listed GA-ASI media contact.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of
General Atomics, is a leading designer and manufacturer of proven,
reliable Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and
electro-optic and related mission systems, including the Predator®
RPA series and the Lynx® Multi-mode Radar. With more than
five million flight hours, GA-ASI provides long-endurance,
mission-capable aircraft with integrated sensor and data link systems
required to deliver persistent flight that enables situational awareness
and rapid strike. The company also produces a variety of ground control
stations and sensor control/image analysis software, offers pilot
training and support services, and develops meta-material antennas. For
more information, visit www.ga-asi.com.
Predator and Lynx are registered trademarks of General Atomics
Aeronautical Systems, Inc.