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Unmanned

Sensor-enabled Camcopter S-100 UAS demoed for the U.S. Navy - News

August 10, 2021

PENSACOLA, Fla. Schiebel Aircraft and Areté Associates showcased the CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned aerial system (UAS) combined with Areté’s Pushbroom Imaging Lidar for Littoral Surveillance (PILLS) sensor to the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR).

A.I.

Neural network research to better enable ethical AI decision making - News

August 10, 2021

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory and university partners from the Internet of Battlefield Things Collaborative Research Alliance (IoBT CRA) announced the development of a method for neural networks to be more confident in their understanding of battlefield environments.

Avionics

Avionics solution stack aligned with FACE technical standard - News

August 10, 2021

NORWOOD, Mass. United Electronic Industries (UEI) announced an integrated avionics solution stack aligned with The Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) standard using the certified FACE-conformant Transport Services Segment (TSS) product from Real-Time Innovations (RTI). 

Comms

Quickdraw2 GPS interrogator certified for use aboard F-35 - News

August 09, 2021

FAIRFAX, Va. General Dynamics Mission Systems’ Quickdraw2 Handheld GPS Interrogator has completed electromagnetic compatibility testing and has been flight certified by the U.S. Navy for use aboard Navy-operated F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

Avionics

RQ-4 global hawk cockpit displays to be modernized under new program - News

August 09, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation’s RQ-4 Global Hawk Ground Segment Modernization Program (GSMP) is currently in integration and testing following a successful first flight in 2020.

Radar/EW

Hypersonic aircraft and propulsion in development with Air Force and Hermeus - News

August 06, 2021

ATLANTA, Ga. The U.S. Air Force is investing in the Hermeus Corporation, a United States-based aerospace company, via a $60 million jointly funded contract intended to accelerate the development of hypersonic aircraft and propulsion systems.

Radar/EW

Short-range identification systems to be modernized by HENSOLDT - News

August 05, 2021

FRANCE. Sensor and cryptographic solutions provider HENSOLDT France is delivering its Identification Friend of Foe system (IFF) and the Mode 5-capable MSR1000I interrogator for ground-based air defense (GBAD) systems to the MBDA.

Avionics

Electronic warfare system for F-35s to see sustainment support with BAE Systems - News

August 05, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems announced that the company has received a $93 million Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA) to provide critical sustainment support for the F-35 electronic warfare (EW) system.

A.I.

Exploiting big data for defense - Story

August 04, 2021

On the battlefield, time can be a dependable driver and a formidable adversary. For this reason, companies supplying military electronics are viewing the services’ all-encompassing decision-making processes through a data-powered lens in hopes of giving the military one thing: Actionable information in the shortest possible time frame.

Unmanned

THOR counter-UAS system will be equipped with new drone “hammer” - News

August 04, 2021

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate is seeking partners to build a new counter electronics weapon system to defend against the threat of adversarial drone activity.
 

Radar/EW

Semiconductor development to be accelerated with advanced electronics - News

August 04, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems, Inc. announced a strategic business agreement that will result in the BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development organization having early access to select Intel technologies.

Unmanned

Manned-unmanned teaming demoed in virtual environment - News

August 04, 2021

CHICAGO, Ill. A Boeing-led team has demonstrated manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capabilities in a virtual environment using the Navy’s MQ-25TM Stingray unmanned aerial refueler, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne command-and-control aircraft, and the F/A-18 Super Hornet.

Radar/EW

SOSA-aligned 3U VPX card with 100G Ethernet announced by Concurrent Technologies - News

August 04, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. Concurrent Technologies announced a new 3U VPX conduction-cooled plug in card based on the Intel Xeon W-11000E Series processor (formerly known as Tiger Lake-H) for use as the system controller in high performance sensor based solutions in the defense space.

Radar/EW

Hypersonic flight test ends with rocket motor failure - News

August 02, 2021

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. The U.S. Air Force conducted its second AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) booster flight test. Officials claim that it did not meet all flight objectives, but that the test did demonstrate several first-time events as the program continues to track toward fielding a hypersonic capability in the early 2020s.

Unmanned

MQ-4C Triton undergoes first flight equipped with new sensor system - News

August 02, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. A Northrop Grumman Corporation-built MQ-4C Triton was flown for the first time in the upgraded multi-intelligence configuration known as integrated functional capability four (IFC-4). Triton is the U.S. Navy’s high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), maritime intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platform.

Radar/EW

Radar and IFF systems to be upgraded under German F123 Frigate modernization - News

August 02, 2021

GERMANY. Saab has signed a contract with the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), and has received an order to deliver and integrate new naval radars and fire control directors for and in the German Navy’s Frigates of the Brandenburg-Class (F123).

Unmanned

MQ-4C Triton undergoes test flight with upgraded hardware and software configuration - News

July 30, 2021

PATUXENT RIVER, Md. The U.S. Navy conducted its first test flight of the MQ-4C Triton in its upgraded hardware and software configuration at NAS Patuxent River, beginning the next phase of the unmanned aircraft’s development.

Avionics

Future Combat Air System Tempest begins concept and assessment phase - News

July 30, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with British industry Team Tempest partners aiming to drive forward the next phase of the major national and international endeavor to develop the next generation of combat air.

Avionics

Eurofighter self-protection system to be investigated for modernization - News

July 30, 2021

GERMANY. Sensor solution provider HENSOLDT has been commissioned by the German procurement authority BAAINBw to investigate the modernization and performance enhancement of the Eurofighter self-protection system in a multi-year study.

Comms

TORCH-X based battle management system tested for interoperability - News

July 29, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. Elbit Systems U.K. concluded a participation in NATO’s Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise 2021 (CWIX 2021), deploying its TORCH-X based Battle Management Application system (BMA) to support U.K. Higher Headquarters preparedness activities for Five Eyes and NATO operations.

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