Radiation-hardened integrated circuit tech in development for the space industry - NewsDecember 07, 2021
MANASSAS, Va. BAE Systems announced that the company has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to qualify a new generation of integrated circuit technology for use in space.
Digital software factory for NextGen Interceptor approved by MDA - NewsDecember 07, 2021
FALLS CHURCH, Va. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has approved the Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Missiles & Defense Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) team’s common software factory solution and its associated digital infrastructure following successful testing.
Data network for Coast Guard to be modernized by AT&T - NewsDecember 07, 2021
OAKTON, Va. AT&T announced that the company will consolidate the U.S. Coast Guard's (USCG) disparate data communications networks onto a single modernized data communications platform under a task order from the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, the Defense Information Systems Agency's contracting arm.
Open architecture electronic warfare system to equip USAF aircraft - NewsDecember 02, 2021
ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Air Force has collaborated with BAE Systems to cross-deck the company's advanced Compass Call electronic warfare system onto its next-generation electronic warfare aircraft.
Data link communication for rotary wing aircraft demoed by Rohde & Schwarz - NewsDecember 02, 2021
GERMANY. Rohde & Schwarz and partners have carried out stationary tests of the company's data link communication system for rotary wing aircraft on the premises of the Bundeswehr Technical Center for Aircraft and Aeronautical Equipment (WTD 61) in Manching.
M-Code GPS modules by BAE Systems to be delivered to DoD - NewsDecember 02, 2021
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding to $641 million.
Software-defined transceiver undergoes capability demo on rotary wing aircraft - NewsDecember 01, 2021
ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems announced that it has completed a capability demonstration of its FireNet software-defined communication transceiver. During the demo, the FireNet system displayed additional channel capabilities for rotary wing aircraft to arm warfighters with a unified tactical network and enable Joint All Domain Operations (JADO).
AI-powered solutions for missile defense in development with 1st Edge - NewsNovember 30, 2021
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 1st Edge, company specializing in designing solutions using artificial intelligence (AI) and new technologies, has won a $9.7 million Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to develop AI solutions for the U.S. Army.
EO/IR satellite prototype by GA-EMS has been upgraded for Space Force program - NewsNovember 30, 2021
SAN DIEGO, Calif. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has announced that the spacecraft it is designing for the U.S. Space Force (USSF) Space Systems Command (SSC) Electro-Optical Infrared (EO/IR) Weather System (EWS) satellite program has been upgraded to a three-to-five-year prototype spacecraft with residual operational capability.
Image generator for jet training uses gaming engine for physics-based simulation - NewsNovember 30, 2021
ORLANDO, Fla. CAE has announced the launch of its new CAE Prodigy image generator (IG) at this year's Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), which is a training and simulation event for the military.
Soldiers in GPS-denied environments require sensor-powered navigation tech - StoryNovember 29, 2021
Knowing your exact location, how you got there, and how to get back are luxuries that the military on the move doesn’t always have the option to exercise. The satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) – such a staple of modern navigation – is undeniably a technological feat but can become an exploitable weakness when manipulated by an adversary. Technologies designed to operate in GPS-denied environments are being engineered in response to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) need to operate in areas where navigational infrastructures simply cannot exist.
Sensor system for armored vehicles to be updated by HENSOLDT - NewsNovember 29, 2021
GERMANY. HENSOLDT announced it will be updating its Multifunctional Self-Protection System (MUSS) for armored vehicles in order to detect and ward off additional, newly emerging threats.
Mobile high-mast solution for Giraffe 4A Radar to help detect low-altitude threats - NewsNovember 24, 2021
SWEDEN. Saab has announced the launch of a new mobile high-mast solution with the Finnish partner Conlog Oy for efficient deployment in order to address low-altitude threats such as cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on the battlefield.
JP9102 SATCOM project for Australian Defense Force adds L3Harris to team - NewsNovember 24, 2021
AUSTRALIA. Northrop Grumman Australia announced that L3Harris Technologies has joined the growing team of satellite communications (SATCOM) providers working to deliver the Commonwealth the sovereign capability solution for JP9102, the Australian Defense Force’s Satellite Communication System project.
Medallion MR e-Series visual display systems to supplement RAF Typhoon program - NewsNovember 24, 2021
QUEBEC, Canada. CAE announced that it is installing the first two CAE Medallion MR e-Series visual display systems with BAE Systems as part of the Typhoon Future Synthetic Training (TFST) program for the Royal Air Force (RAF).
Hybrid electric HUMVEE concept aimed at reducing carbon footprint - NewsNovember 23, 2021
UNITED KINGDOM. QinetiQ has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with automotive manufacturer AM General to accelerate the development of electrification technologies for military vehicles.
Digital engineering to be used by BAE Systems under cybersecurity contract - NewsNovember 23, 2021
ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Army has selected BAE Systems to serve as a prime contractor on Lot 1 of the 10-year, $2.4 billion National Cyber Range Complex Event Planning, Operations, and Support hybrid contract.
Satellite imaging R&D contract awarded to ICEYE by the U.S. Army - NewsNovember 22, 2021
IRVINE, Calif. ICEYE, company specializing in persistent monitoring with radar satellite imaging, announced that it has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army's Space and Missile Defense Technical Center (SMDTC) to advance Earth observation technology in support of U.S. Army missions.
AN/ASQ-236 Dragon's Eye radar pod undergoes flight test on operational F-16 - NewsNovember 22, 2021
FALLS CHURCH, Va. The Air National Guard has flown the Northrop Grumman Corporation AN/ASQ-236 Dragon’s Eye Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar pod on an operational F-16 for the first time. Officials claim that the Air Force intends to deploy the pod operationally to both its Guard and Reserve F-16 fleets.
Counter-hypersonic interceptor in development with Raytheon and MDA - NewsNovember 22, 2021
TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Missiles & Defense has been selected by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) as one of the companies to develop and test the first interceptor designed to defeat hypersonic threats.