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Unmanned

Weapons of Mass Destruction deterrence goal of CACI analytics contract - News

July 22, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. CACI International Inc has wom the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Decisive Action Task order, a single-award task order worth approximately $1.4 billion to continue providing DTRA with mission expertise in support of countering and deterring Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), and threat networks.

A.I.

AI-powered platform to enable Air Force's Advanced Battle Management System efforts - News

July 22, 2021

WASHINGTON. Greystones Group, provider of artificial intelligence/machine (AI/ML) learning-based analytics, system engineering, force modernization, and cyberspace operations, has won one of several prime positions on the unrestricted Air Force Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) (IDIQ) contract, valued at $950 million over 10 years.

Unmanned

StreamCaster radio by Silvus selected as primary radio for ALTI UAS - News

July 22, 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. Silvus Technologies, Inc. announced the company has been selected as ALTI UAS' primary radio, intended to provide high-quality video and flight data for all medium and large unmanned aircraft.

Avionics

Perigon computer system for airborne platforms unveiled by Collins Aerospace - News

July 21, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace announced the launch of its Perigon computer, available for a range of commercial and defense platforms. Designed with advanced computing power, open-system architecture, and flexible configurability, officials claim that Perigon is intended to enable future flight control and vehicle management needs.

A.I.

Geospatial data collection goal of new satellite constellation launch - News

July 20, 2021

VANCOUVER, B.C. EarthDaily Analytics Corp., a vertically-integrated data processing and analytics company, announced the timeline for the launch of the company's new constellation of earth observing satellites.

Radar/EW

Digital control systems to supplement Australia's Land 17 program - News

July 20, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace has been awarded a contract to supply the next generation Digital Terminal Control Systems (DTCS) under the Australian Defense Land 17 Phase 2 program. This is a follow on from the original Phase 1 program that Collins Aerospace has been supporting.  

Radar/EW

Joint-domain operations demoed through electronic attack architecture - News

July 19, 2021

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. The U.S. Army engaged a cruise missile target in a contested electronic attack environment during a developmental flight test using the Northrop Grumman Corporation Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). The test demonstrated the integration of IBCS and the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system, also manufactured by Northrop Grumman.

Radar/EW

Machine learning-powered missile warning system in development for U.S. Army - News

July 15, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver the next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2CAWS). The system is designed to provide aircrews with advanced threat detection capabilities, improving survivability and mission effectiveness in contested environments.

Radar/EW

SABR radar by Northrop Grumman adopts Lean-Agile methodologies - News

July 15, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has adopted Lean-Agile methodologies in the development and integration of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) software for the F-16 Viper fighter aircraft.

Radar/EW

Mission command computing systems to be delivered to U.S. Army - News

July 15, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced that it has won its third production delivery order contract for the next-generation of U.S. Army mission command computing systems, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) II.

Avionics

Secure air combat training system to equip Falcon 20 fleet - News

July 14, 2021

WINNERSH, U.K. Draken Europe and Collins Aerospace have signed an agreement that will introduce Collins Aerospace’s Joint Secure Air combat training System (JSAS) for use with Draken’s Falcon 20 fleet in support of operational readiness training for the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.
 

Radar/EW

Hypersonic Center of Excellence in development with NGC - News

July 14, 2021

ELKTON, Md. Northrop Grumman Corporation announced the emergence of a Hypersonics Center of Excellence to support the U.S. military and its allies in the fight against evolving threats.

Unmanned

JUMP 20 medium UAS to supplement Special Ops ISR services - News

July 14, 2021

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. AeroVironment, Inc. has announced it won a competitive task order valued at approximately $22 million from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for intelligence, surveillance, and reconaissance (ISR) services using JUMP 20 medium unmanned aircraft systems (MEUAS) at an undisclosed customer location.

Comms

Hypersonic missile defense goal of recent MDA CubeSat deployment - News

July 13, 2021

WASHINGTON. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) deployed two tiny satellites to space June 30 that officials claim has begun communicating with ground stations. This is intended to be the first step on the way to an experiment that will eventually see them communicate with each other.

A.I.

AI-powered rugged target recognition demoed by Systel for U.S. Army - News

July 13, 2021

SUGAR LAND, Texas. Systel, Inc., company specializing in rugged computer hardware solutions, demonstrated Aided Target Recognition (AiTR) artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities with multiple rugged embedded computer solutions, including Raven-Strike and Kite-Strike, to the U.S. Army at a recent Project Convergence 21 (PC21) event.

Unmanned

Air-launched unmanned vehicle to reduce lead times in development with Kratos - News

July 12, 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that it has partnered with North American Wave Engine Corporation to develop the Versatile Air-Launched Platform (VALP), an air-launched vehicle designed to leverage and demonstrate low-cost, high-impact technologies for future aerial systems.

Comms

Two Mandrake 2 satellites deployed under DARPA's Blackjack Program - News

July 12, 2021

WASHINGTON. DARPA has deployed two satellites as part of the SpaceX Transporter 2 launch. According to DARPA, both Mandrake 2 spacecraft, Able and Baker, are functioning and progressing through checkout and commissioning.

Unmanned

Unmanned MQ-9A Block 5 completed with GA-ASI for the Netherlands - News

July 09, 2021

POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced the completion of the first MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and Ground Control Station (GCS) for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF).

Radar/EW

Next-gen electronic warfare jammer to begin production with Raytheon - News

July 08, 2021

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, has won a $171.6 million contract for Low-Rate Initial Production Lot I, or LRIP I, of the U.S. Navy's Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band. The award advances the program from the development stage into production and deployment.

Unmanned

Hardware- and software-based ground control solution released by AeroVironment - News

July 08, 2021

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. AeroVironment, Inc. introduced Crysalis, the company’s next-generation ground control solution. Crysalis is an integrated hardware and software-based ground control system (GCS) that is designed to provide command and control of compatible AeroVironment unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and their payloads, through an intuitive user experience (UX).

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