GERMANY. As part of the modernization of all NATO identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) systems to the secure new "Mode 5" standard, sensor solution provider HENSOLDT is equipping air surveillance radars of the German Air Force with the latest generation of IFF systems.
FAIRFAX, Va. Logos Technologies LLC, developer of wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) systems, announced that, with the test flight of the Spectral and Reconnaissance Imaging for Tactical Exploitation (SPRITE) POD earlier this year, the company has met the goals outlined in its five-year contract with the Office of Naval Research.
WHITE SALMON, Wash. Sagetech Avionics Inc., company providing avionics solutions for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), announced that they completed a demonstration of Detect and Avoid (DAA) using their low size, weight, and power (SWaP) ACAS X-based DAA computer for the U.S. Air Force.
WASHINGTON. The Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) is continuing to operationalize Responsible Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the announcement of a pilot of a procurement review process that will aim to ensure AI acquired by the JAIC is aligned with the DoD's AI Ethics Principles.
GERMANY. Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is supplying new radars to the German Armed Forces in an effort to modernize their airspace surveillance and build up Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) capabilities.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Cubic Corporation announced its Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions (CMPS) business division won the Small Form Factor (SFF) Radio Phase 2 task order worth over $10 million under the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Data Links Enterprise (DLE) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract.
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. The U.S. Army has awarded American Rheinmetall Vehicles a developmental contract for the Phase 2 Digital Design of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) program.
TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies business, defeated a swarm of drones with its reusable Coyote Block 3 non-kinetic effector during a U.S. Army test. According to the company, the demonstration moves the variant closer to deployment.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman is harnessing digital agility on the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) program. A digital-first sensor, the AN/TPS-80 will be designed to cyclically receive capability updates with every software load.
CAMBRIDGE, England. Blighter Surveillance Systems, the British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning radars and surveillance solutions, has been selected to provide a minimum of 25 target acquisition radars for a fleet of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs).
ARLINGTON, Va. CACI International Inc has wom the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) Decisive Action Task order, a single-award task order worth approximately $1.4 billion to continue providing DTRA with mission expertise in support of countering and deterring weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and threat networks.
WASHINGTON. Greystones Group, provider of artificial intelligence/machine (AI/ML) learning-based analytics, system engineering, force modernization, and cyberspace operations, has won one of several prime positions on the unrestricted Air Force Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) (IDIQ) contract, valued at $950 million over 10 years.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. Silvus Technologies, Inc. announced the company has been selected as ALTI UAS' primary radio, intended to provide high-quality video and flight data for all medium and large unmanned aircraft.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace announced the launch of its Perigon computer, available for a range of commercial and defense platforms. Designed with advanced computing power, open-system architecture, and flexible configurability, officials claim that Perigon is intended to enable future flight control and vehicle management needs.
VANCOUVER, B.C. EarthDaily Analytics Corp., a vertically-integrated data processing and analytics company, announced the timeline for the launch of the company's new constellation of earth observing satellites.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace has been awarded a contract to supply the next generation Digital Terminal Control Systems (DTCS) under the Australian Defense Land 17 Phase 2 program. This is a follow on from the original Phase 1 program that Collins Aerospace has been supporting.
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. The U.S. Army engaged a cruise missile target in a contested electronic attack environment during a developmental flight test using the Northrop Grumman Corporation Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). The test demonstrated the integration of IBCS and the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system, also manufactured by Northrop Grumman.
ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems has received a $62 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver the next-generation 2-Color Advanced Warning System (2CAWS). The system is designed to provide aircrews with advanced threat detection capabilities, improving survivability and mission effectiveness in contested environments.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has adopted Lean-Agile methodologies in the development and integration of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) software for the F-16 Viper fighter aircraft.
ARLINGTON, Va. Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced that it has won its third production delivery order contract for the next-generation of U.S. Army mission command computing systems, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFoCS) II.