RA'ANANA, Israel. D-Fend Solutions, company specializing in counter-drone, radio frequency-based, cyber-takeover technology, has announced the general availability of its new Multi-Sensor Command & Control system (MSC2).
RESTON, Va. Leidos announced that it has completed delivery of an autonomous vessel to the U.S. Navy, known as Seahawk. The Office of Naval Research awarded Leidos the cost-plus-fixed fee contract to build the vessel, with an approximate value of $35.5 million, in December 2017. Work was principally performed on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
WESTFORD, Mass. Symetrica Inc., a radiation detection and identification business, announced that it has been awarded a $35 million multi-year contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide several hundred of its VeriFinder radioisotope identification devices (RIIDs) for deployment across all branches of the United States armed forces.
UNITED KINGDOM. HENSOLDT UK has announced the supply of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 X Band SharpEye navigation radars to two Polish minehunters. The two equipped vessels, ORP Albatros and ORP Mewa, were built by PGZ Stocznia Wojenna Shipyard in Gdynia, Poland.
ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems announced it has been selected to design mechanisms for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that will protect emerging wideband receivers from interference, intended to enable their use in contested and congested environments.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Firebird multi-sensor aircraft showcased the optionally-manned autonomous system as it flew to various locations across the United States last month.
DAVIS MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. BAE Systems flight tested its Small Adaptive Bank of Electronic Resources (SABER) technology, paving the way for a critical software upgrade to the EC-37B Compass Call, a next-generation electronic warfare aircraft.
AUSTIN, Texas. SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) announced that it has won a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) through its SBIR program. Through this contract, SGS will leverage commercial and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to explore the uses of machine learning (ML) to enhance aspects of readiness, including manpower planning and decision optimization.
CHANTILLY, Va. Perspecta Inc., announced that its applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, received multiple awards for large-scale experimentation and prototyping of dual-use 5G technology for the Department of Defense (DOD).
NEW YORK, N.Y. Intelligent Artifacts announced a new partnership with ConsuNova, a global provider of avionics systems certification services, to develop a software Cert-kit for airborne aerospace solutions.
PLANO, Texas. Martin UAV, company specializing in advanced aviation technology, announced the public release of the latest unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the V-BAT 128, for defense and commercial use, including search and rescue, firefighting, logistic resupply, and energy and oil and gas operations.
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Air Force has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $77 million task order with a 60-month period of performance to provide aircraft and weapons systems research and development (R&D) for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office (JPO).
ONTARIO, Canada. Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, announced a new 10-slot 3U OpenVPX enclosure system geared for Sensor Open Standard Architecture (SOSA) requirements.
NETANYA, Israel. Orbit Communications Systems Ltd., a global provider of maritime and airborne satellite communications (SATCOM) terminals, tracking ground station solutions, and mission-critical airborne audio management systems, announced that it has received an order from a leading European integrator for OceanTRx4 Mil SATCOM systems for new naval military platforms for a total of approximately $3.1 million.
PHOENIX, Ariz. Pipistrel has selected Honeywell's next-generation Attitude Heading Reference System and Air Data Module for its Nuuva V300 cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The technologies provide navigation and motion-sensing data and will work in tandem with Honeywell's Compact Fly-By-Wire system onboard the aircraft.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Abaco Systems has announced a partnership with Rebel Alliance intended to allow the company to demonstrate their Rebel’s Safe Strike software product for Battle Management and Command & Control applications.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. CP Technologies announced it has teamed with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. to design and manufacture the Portable Aircraft Control Station (PACS) for the U.S. Air Force.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Citadel Defense announced that it has received a follow-on urgent contract award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to protect the military from small drone threats.
MADISON, Ala. Aerobotix, a robotics integrator and metrology company, has begun utilizing a next-generation hypersonic production line. A robotic assembly line scans, sands, paints, and measures complex missile components achieving critical tolerances required for hypersonic flight.
HERNDON, Va. Geospark Analytics, company specializing in developing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for risk and threat assessment, has won a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a mass notification capability for its Hyperion platform.