Evolution class of AI-powered UAS unveiled by GA-ASI - NewsMarch 07, 2022
POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has announced a new category of future-forward unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), designed with a focus on information dominance and airspace supremacy.
Cockpit multi-function display modules in development with Mercury Systems - NewsMarch 07, 2022
ANDOVER, Mas. Mercury Systems, Inc. announced that it has received a $7.4 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for active matrix LCD (AMLCD) modules to be used in a large area multi-function display cockpit application.
F-16 fighter aircrafts to be equipped with radar warning receiver - NewsMarch 04, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), a Raytheon Technologies business, was awarded $30 million in contracts to upgrade and provide spares for the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 fighter aircraft with the all-digital AN/ALR-69A(V) radar warning receiver.
Unmanned ISR payloads leverage MOSA designs - StoryMarch 04, 2022
See more, detect more, and decode more – these are the primary requirements being asked of unmanned systems in the military, and proprietary hardware and software can make achieving those goals a challenge. This is why Army, Navy, and Air Force leaders mandated a Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) for all new programs and upgrades. MOSA examples include the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard and the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Technical Standard. These initiatives among others, aim to offer commonality of hardware to enable easier and more affordable technology insertion in unmanned systems.
Tiger attack helicopter gets avionics upgrades with Thales - NewsMarch 03, 2022
FRANCE. The Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) has awarded Airbus Helicopters the development contract for the new Tiger attack helicopter standard. The Thales technologies on board the platform will aim to provide French and Spanish forces with high-performance connected systems.
Hypersonic missile warning payloads in development for Space Force - NewsMarch 03, 2022
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation and Ball Aerospace announced a partnership to design and develop the two mission payloads for the U.S. Space Force’s Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Polar (NGP) program.
Airborne Storm EW Modules launched by BAE Systems - NewsMarch 03, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems launched its versatile Storm EW Modules designed to provide customized offensive and defense electronic warfare (EW) mission systems for combat platforms for the broader United States and allied fleets.
RF and microwave calibration tech to be delivered to USAF - NewsMarch 02, 2022
COLUMBIA, Md. In response to the Air Force Metrology and Calibration Authority's need for microwave measurement receivers (MMR) for its precision measurement equipment laboratories (PMEL’s) and Air Force primary standards laboratory (AFPSL), Rohde & Schwarz has developed the R&S FSMR3000AF measuring receiver to calibrate signal generators and attenuators with one instrument.
Manned-Unmanned Teaming capabilities demoed in flight test - NewsMarch 02, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems and the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense’s Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) have completed a flight test of advanced Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) technology at a Department of Defense flight test range.
Lockheed Martin missile-warning satellite system selects payload providers - NewsMarch 02, 2022
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin has selected Raytheon Technologies Corporation to provide a second mission payload for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Block 0 missile warning satellite system (NGG).
Software-defined small satellites to be built by Lockheed Martin for SDA - NewsMarch 01, 2022
BETHESDA, Md. The Space Development Agency (SDA) has awarded Lockheed Martin a prototype agreement with a potential value of approximately $700 million to design and build 42 small satellites (small sats).
JADC2 satellite network in development with Northrop Grumman - NewsMarch 01, 2022
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation received an award with a potential value of $692 million from the Space Development Agency (SDA) to produce and field a proliferated constellation of 42 low-Earth orbit (pLEO) satellites for the Tranche 1 Transport Layer (T1TL) mesh satellite communications network.
Autonomous search-and-follow demoed on GA-ASI Avenger UAS - NewsFebruary 28, 2022
POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) used a company-owned Avenger unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and five hardware-in-the-loop synthetic Avengers to autonomously search and follow an artificially-generated adversary.
Microsoft and Lockheed Martin collab to advance 5G.MIL tech - NewsFebruary 28, 2022
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin is actively collaborating with Microsoft on 5G.MIL solutions to advance reliable connections for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) systems capable of spanning air, land, sea, space, and cyber domains.
AI-based space technology to utilize satellite and sensor data - NewsFebruary 25, 2022
DENMARK. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the Danish company Space Inventor are cooperating with the French defense and technology company Thales in Denmark to develop new technology intended to monitor and identify military threats in space and on Earth.
Digital twin in development with NGC to virtually test mission systems - NewsFebruary 25, 2022
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation is developing a digital replica of its flying CRJ testbed airframe and subsystems to take full advantage of digital engineering capabilities in the development of new product lines of mission systems.
Data and cyber optimization business launched by BAE Systems - NewsFebruary 25, 2022
UNITED KINGDOM. BAE Systems announced that the company has formed a new Digital Intelligence business with the intent to bring together a number of digital, data, and cyber capabilities from across the company to deliver a greater digital advantage to its customers and partners.
AI and ML innovation contract for AFRL completed by OmniSync - NewsFebruary 24, 2022
SAN DIEGO, Calif. OmniSync Incorporated has announced the completion of the period of performance under its second innovation contract from the U.S. Air Force, claiming to have fully met the objectives of both contracts.
Deep-space radar capability in development with Northrop Grumman - NewsFebruary 24, 2022
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has won a $341 million contract by the U.S. Space Force (USSF) Space Systems Command (SSC) to develop, test, and deliver a Deep-Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) in support of its Space Domain Awareness mission.
AI-powered drone swarming demoed at UMEX 2022 - NewsFebruary 23, 2022
ABU DHABI, UAE. EDGE, a technology group for defense in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has released swarming drones, its latest application for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), on the first day of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference (UMEX 2022).