North Dakota: The drone capital of the United States

Bloomberg Paul Murphy – November 24, 2015 Grand Forks, North Dakota, is emerging as a hub for the growing network of companies that develop and test Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). In October, leading UAS vendors General Atomics and Northrop Grumman Corp. became the first companies to break ground at the Grand Sky Business and Aviation …

General Atomics breaks ground $2.5 million drone academy Grand Forks

By Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald Grand Forks Air Force Base Commander Col. Rodney Lewis welcomed the latest in a series of new neighbors at Grand Sky business park Monday. Unmanned aircraft systems manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. broke ground on its training academy slated to be built at the business park, which also …

Northrop Grumman breaks ground on $10 million facility

By Brandi Jewett, Grand Forks Herald Brisk North Dakota winds greeted guests Thursday in the midst of an active construction site for Northrop Grumman’s groundbreaking ceremony near Grand Forks  The defense contractor became the first tenant of Grand Sky business and technology park to turn up topsoil, even if it was with ceremonial shovels and …