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Comms

Sharklink communications system to be delivered to U.S. Navy - News

July 09, 2020

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Cubic Corporation announced its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division won a sole source, five year contract worth approximately $9 million, from Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) for the production of Communication Data Link System – Technical Refresh (CDLS-TR) equipment.

Avionics

Raven UAS to receive avionics, data link upgrades under Army contract - News

July 09, 2020

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. AeroVironment, Inc., company specializing in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), announced the U.S. Army exercised the first of three options under the sole source Flight Control Systems (FCS) domain of the Army’s multi-year small UAS contract April 28, 2020.

Unmanned

C-UAS platform by Northrop Grumman chosen as interim DoD solution - News

July 09, 2020

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The anti-drone defense system of Northrop Grumman Corp. was selected by the Department of Defense for short-term use, the company announced. The Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) system, is the platform of choice until a permanent solution is developed, the company claimed.

Comms

Small-satellite constellation for USAF launched by L3Harris - News

July 08, 2020

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies launched the latest in a demonstration series of end-to-end small satellites as part of a U.S. Air Force constellation the company is responsible for developing.

Cyber

SOC.OS announced as new BAE Systems cybersecurity venture - News

July 08, 2020

UNITED KINGDOM. Following the development and internal incubation of an early stage cybersecurity venture, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence has announced the spin-out of a new company, SOC.OS.

Unmanned

Heavy UGV can now operate beyond visual line of sight using 5G and 4G - News

July 07, 2020

FINLAND. The development of Patria’s Heavy Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) has reached a level where the Patria AMV 8x8 vehicle can be operated remotely beyond visual line of sight, utilizing 5G and 4G networks.

Radar/EW

Intelligence, EW, and sensors system support contract won by Leidos - News

July 07, 2020

RESTON, Va. Leidos announced today it has won a new task order by the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACG-APG) to provide Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S) system and software support to the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC), Sensors and Mission Equipment Division (SMED).

Unmanned

Multi-domain operations demo held using Gray Eagle ER - News

July 06, 2020

POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) completed a month-long demo event that showcased a suite of long-range sensors, Air Launched Effects (ALE), and Scalable Command and Control (SC2) on its Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) unmanned aircraft system (UAS).

Radar/EW

RFCMs to be supplied to Special Ops by Sierra Nevada Corp. - News

July 06, 2020

SPARKS, Nev. Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) won a $700 million contract this week to supply Radio Frequency Countermeasure (RFCM) systems for U.S. Special Operations Command, according to the Pentagon.

Avionics

Aircraft simulators now linking F-35 pilots with other platforms - News

July 02, 2020

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. An advance in aircraft simulators, allowing F-35 pilots to link with pilots of other aircraft, was announced on Wednesday by Lockheed Martin. For the first time, Lockheed, the F-35 Joint Program Office, and the U.S. Air Force connected F-35, F-22, F-16, and E3 airborne warning planes in a simulated environment, according to Lockheed Martin.

Avionics

Network-centric avionics capabilities demonstrated by HENSOLDT - News

July 02, 2020

GERMANY. The German Air Force's Tactical Data Link Exercise, Timber Express, took place at Jagel Airbase in Schleswig-Holstein. This annual exercise focuses on testing and evaluating the interoperability of various systems using multiple tactical data links across the land, sea, and air domain. HENSOLDT participated with equipment and personnel from its Avionics division, demonstrating Tactical Data Link (TDL) integration into airborne mission systems.

Unmanned

Autonomous sea boats to be produced with BAE Systems, Royal Navy - News

July 02, 2020

UNITED KINGDOM. During Armed Forces Week, BAE Systems and the Royal Navy announce a $3.9 million (£3.2 million) autonomous boat contract intended to increase the Navy’s capabilities while protecting sailor’s lives.

Radar/EW

Intelligence suites to be integrated for a Navy in Southeast Asia - News

July 01, 2020

HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems announced that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $53 million to provide and integrate intelligence suites onboard vessels of the Navy of a country in Southeast Asia. The contract will be performed over a two-year period.

Unmanned

Full situation awareness in UAV flight goal of Sagetech, Embention partnership - News

June 30, 2020

WHITE SALMON, Wash. Sagetech Avionics, developer and manufacturer of miniature aviation transponders, announced a partnership with Embention, supplier of critical components for unmanned vehicles. Adding Sagetech's transponders to its other aviation solutions is intended to enable Embention to offer its customers full-certified situational awareness during the piloting of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Radar/EW

Eurofighter ESCAN radars to be integrated under Airbus contract - News

June 29, 2020

NETHERLANDS. Airbus has won a contract for the development, supply, and integration of 115 Eurofighter ESCAN Radars for the German and Spanish Eurofighter fleet. According to the company, it marks the largest order for the electronically scanned array radar, Captor-E, thus far. The contract signature followed the approval by both governments in recent weeks.

Radar/EW

GaN-based missile defense radars to be produced under Raytheon contract - News

June 29, 2020

WALTHAM, Mass. Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, received a $2.3 billion U.S. Missile Defense Agency production contract for seven gallium nitride (GaN)-based AN/TPY-2 radars as part of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which is designed to protect against incoming ballistic missile threats.

Radar/EW

DARPA's Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon program selects Synopsys - News

June 25, 2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. Synopsys, Inc. announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Synopsys as a prime contractor for the Automatic Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS) program. According to the company, the program's goal is to automate the inclusion of scalable hardware security mechanisms in IP and system-on-chips (SoCs) to explore security versus other design trade-offs.

Radar/EW

High-density, secure memory device in production with Mercury Systems - News

June 24, 2020

ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems, Inc., company specializing in mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, announced volume production of its newest, high-density (HD) secure memory device, with the most capacity in the smallest form factor available, according to the company.

Comms

Space innovation contract awarded to York Space Systems - News

June 23, 2020

DENVER, Colo. York Space Systems, an aerospace company specializing in complete space segment customer solutions and the manufacturer of standardized spacecraft platforms, in conjunction with Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver), has been awarded a Small Business Technology Transfer research (STTR) contract by the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Cyber

BlueSky firewall software update to strengthen GNSS protection - News

June 23, 2020

CHANDLER, Ariz. Microchip Technology Inc. announced the release of a major software update for its BlueSky GNSS Firewall product, designed to provide a higher level of resiliency against GPS vulnerabilities for systems dependent on GPS signal reception. 

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