General Atomics said the unmanned aircraft's longer wings and greater fuel capacity take its flight endurance from 27 to 40 hours.
Leaders are optimistic about the capabilities 3D printing can afford, saying it should be leveraged today.
During a recent Congressional hearing, experts provided insight on the merging tactics of countries such as Russia and Iran.
ONR wants the company to show continued proof-of-concept development in electromagnetic spectrum emitter detection and situational awareness.
Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Services join two other companies in developing prototypes to replace the Russian-made RD-180 engine.
The contract for hardware, software and related services will run into February 2021.
The Defense secretary, while offering few details, said DOD is looking to limit the group's command and control capabilities and overload its networks.
Harris Corp. gets a maximum $12.7 million contract to supply the two-channel, software-defined radios.