MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies has launched its new Hawkeye 4 (H4) Lite Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), which is designed to connect warfighters virtually anywhere in the world.
LANCASTER, Pa. NASA has awarded Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) a $3.7 million contract to finalize the design and fabricate the flight thermal control system for the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER).
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation demonstrated a data link for connecting aircraft in highly contested airspace for long-range command and control through an open architecture network. This experiment is a milestone in the evolution of a distributed multi-domain battle management command and control architecture such as Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2).
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Green Hills Software announced the selection of the INTEGRITY-178 tuMP real-time operating system (RTOS) by Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) for their offering of the Military Global Positioning System User Equipment (MGUE) Increment (Inc) 2 Miniature Serial Interface (MSI) with Next-Generation Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC).
DSEI LONDON. FN Herstal, designer and manufacturer of small caliber weapons and integrated weapon systems, will showcase its new FN Airborne Extended Digital Suite at the DSEI international trade show, London, from September 14-17 2021.
HOUSTON, Texas. KBR announced the completion of the Directed Energy Maneuver-Short Range Air Defense (DE M-SHORAD) Combat Shoot-Off (CSO), which culminated with U.S. Army Soldiers executing a series of vignettes demonstrating the capabilities of a laser-equipped Stryker against representative threats in a realistic environment.
POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) continues to advance new levels of autonomous control for unmanned aircraft, completing an airborne manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) demonstration pairing a company-owned MQ-20 Avenger with a modified King Air 200 as a surrogate for 4th- and 5th-generation tactical fighters.
DAYTON, Ohio. Infoscitex (IST), a DCS company, has won a contract to provide research, discovery, and development support to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) under the Redefining the Basic Analytical and Simulation Environment (REBASE) program. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a shared cost ceiling of $48 million over a four-year period of performance.
ITALY. Leonardo’s new Multi Aperture Infrared (MAIR) threat warning system has gone into series production, with manufacturing underway on an initial batch of dozens of units for installation on helicopters including the Italian Army’s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), based on the AW169M.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Martin UAV (a Shield AI company) have completed flight testing of a V-BAT unmanned aircraft system (UAS) with new features including GPS-denied navigation and target designation capabilities.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace launched the world’s first Military Underwater Navigation System with M-Code (MUNS-M), a handheld diver navigation system that is designed to provide the diver with precise position and includes secure anti-jamming capabilities during deep sea missions.
FALLS CHIRCH, Va. Northrop Grumman announced it has delivered the Arrays at Commercial Timescales Integration and Validation (ACT-IV) system to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies business, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held FlightAware, a digital aviation company providing global flight tracking solutions, predictive technology, analytics, and decision-making tools.
MANASSAS, Va. Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing Company, was selected to continue to Phase 1 of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) Control of Revolutionary Aircraft with Novel Effectors (CRANE) program.
SPRINGVILLE, Utah. IMSAR has announced the release of the NSP-7 Block II synthetic aperture radar (SAR)/Moving Target Indication (MTI) radar. The Block II variant is designed to increase the range of the original NSP-7 by over 50% with no increase in the size, weight, and power (SWaP).
WILMINGTON, Maa. Analog Devices, Inc. announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, Maxim stockholders received 0.63 of a share of ADI common stock for each share of Maxim common stock. Maxim common stock will no longer be listed for trading on the NASDAQ stock market.
UNITED KINGDOM. PPM Systems is returning to the Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) trade show in September to present its concept-proven, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) radio frequency (RF) over fiber equipment.
DALLAS, Texas and SAN DIEGO, Calif. COMSovereign Holding Corp., a U.S.-based developer of 4G LTE Advanced and 5G Communication Systems and Solutions, announced that its Innovation Digital LLC unit and IQ-Analog, developer of wideband transceiver products targeting military communications and technology, entered into a strategic development alliance targeted at "beyond 5G" wireless communication.
Mobilicom has entered into a partnership with designer and manufacturer of RF/microwave amplifiers and integrated radio systems, Triad RF Systems (‘Triad’).
ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md. ELTA North America has announced the final contractual delivery of its advanced counter-small unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) solution, the On-The-Move V4 (OTM V4) C-sUAS capability.