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MSU signs agreement with Army on unmanned aircraft research

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is opening a new chapter in its research of unmanned aerial systems. Officials from the land-grant institution were at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., yesterday for a memorandum of understanding signing with the U.S. Army’s Project Manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PM UAS). The agreement will foster collaboration between PM UAS and MSU that complements ...

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Northrop Grumman delivers unmanned aircraft to military

MOSS POINT ­ — Northrop Grumman Corp. has delivered 2 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft to the U.S. Air Force earlier than expected. Company officials told The Mississippi Press both aircraft were delivered ahead of schedule in late November. Northrop Grumman builds fuselages for the Global Hawks and other aircraft at its 70-employee Unmanned Systems Center at Trent Lott International Airport ...

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Camp Shelby chosen for unmanned aircraft training site

FORREST COUNTY — Camp Shelby, the nation’s largest state-owned and operated military training site, has been chosen from 19 sites around the country as a center to train national guard troops to operate the unmanned aircraft called drones. The center at Camp Shelby will train soldiers from all over the country and will operate during peace as well as wartime, ...

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MSU receives FAA approval for Stark Aerospace flights

COLUMBUS — The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to Mississippi State University for Stark Aerospace to fly the Heron Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from Golden Triangle Regional Airport (GTRA). A COA is a waiver issued by the FAA to allow limited UAS flight in National Air Space. MSU is the public sponsor of the COA, ...

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