DARPA's program calls for a public-private effort to develop a robotic vehicle that can inspect, repair and upgrade GEO satellites that are otherwise out of reach.
The award adds to the retrofit work for the unmanned aircraft, which is slated to entirely replace the manned U-2 spy plane.
Despite the Army's recent efforts to make improvements, a former DIA chief says the service should move away from the current version of DCGS-A.
The contractor claims it could deliver a hypersonic demonstrator of the SR-72 for under $1 billion.
Simulyze uses big data analytics to provide a clearer picture of what happening around UAS operations.
The 51-foot long unmanned Echo Voyager, which runs on a rechargeable power system, can operate without a surface support vessel.
The service is asking industry for information on developing UAS weighing 150 grams for ISR in the field.
General Atomics said the unmanned aircraft's longer wings and greater fuel capacity take its flight endurance from 27 to 40 hours.