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Avionics

Advanced Arresting Gear system completes testing - News

January 06, 2020
LAKEHURST, N.J. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced that High Cycle Testing of its Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system for Ford-class aircraft carriers was completed over a two-day period. High Cycle Testing was conducted on a single AAG system that is identical to the three systems aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford. Five F/A-18E/F Super Hornets were involved in the testing to simulate the operational tempo of carrier flight operations at sea.
Unmanned

M-40 target UAV intercepts Mistral missile - News

January 03, 2020
ITALY. Leonardo has concluded a series of flights with its M-40 target unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of a trials campaign in Italy. This saw the drones simulating modern airborne threats, allowing for the realistic demonstration of MBDA?s latest surface-to-air Mistral missile.
Radar/EW

Rugged shipboard enclosures benefit of Curtiss-Wright, 901D acquisition - News

January 03, 2020
DAVIDSON, N.C. Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of 901D Holdings, LLC (901D) for $132 million in cash. 901D is a designer and manufacturer of mission-critical integrated electronic systems, subsystems, and ruggedized shipboard enclosure solutions supporting every major U.S. Navy shipbuilding program.
Radar/EW

Microwave electronics contract won by Kratos - News

January 02, 2020
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., national security solutions provider, announced that it won an approximate $24 million single award contract for microwave electronics products in support of missile system programs.
Cyber

1CyberForce wins Air Force IT contract - News

January 02, 2020
RESTON, Va. 1CyberForce LLC, a Small Business Association-approved joint venture between IndraSoft, Inc. and Yakshna Solutions, Inc., (YSI), is one of 20 firms awarded to the U.S. Air Force Small Business Enterprise Applications Solutions (SBEAS).
Avionics

F-35 contracts totaling $2.35B won by Lockheed - News

January 02, 2020
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin completed 2019 with $2.35 billion in five new contracts for the F-35 program. The award closely follows the company's announcement that it had delivered its 134th F-35 fighter plane, exceeding its goal of 131 for the year.
Unmanned

Miniature Air-Launched Decoy contract won by Raytheon - News

December 31, 2019
TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Company won a U.S. Navy contract for the Miniature Air-Launched Decoy ? Navy (MALD-N), as announced by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Comms

New WGS-11 satellite developed by Boeing - News

December 31, 2019
CHICAGO, Ill. Boeing has developed a new variant of its 702 satellite for the U.S. Air Force?s Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) constellation, one intended to offer both greater bandwidth efficiency and signal power than previous satellites in the fleet. The new WGS-11 will be delivered on a recently negotiated contract award from the Air Force.
Unmanned

UAV shot down by F-16 in cruise missile defense test - News

December 30, 2019

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. The U.S. Air Force 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron shot down a subscale unmanned aerial system (UAS) with an AGR-20A laser-guided rocket from an F-16 Fighting Falcon targeting pod in a cruise missile defense test. 

Cyber

Top stories of 2019 - News

December 30, 2019
The top stories of 2019 featured on the Military Embedded Systems website covered contract winnings, intelligence gathering advancements, Boeing's 737 MAX suspension, cyber defense, and more. Check them out below:
A.I.

Top AI and machine learning stories of 2019 - News

December 30, 2019
The top artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning stories of 2019 covered the military's preparation for AI on the battlefield, diverse AI and machine learning applications, human-robot solutions and stigmas, and more. Check them out below:
A.I.

AI to help bias detection for military analysts - News

December 27, 2019
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Charles River Analytics Inc., developer of intelligent systems solutions, has partnered with Raytheon BBN to develop bias detection and credibility reporting tools for military analysts, who must quickly understand the value of data.
Radar/EW

SPY-6 radars for U.S. Navy delivered by Raytheon - News

December 27, 2019
TEWKSBURY, Mass. Raytheon Company announced it will build two additional shipsets of SPY-6 radars under a $250 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The company is now contracted to deliver a total of nine radar shipsets to DDG-51 Flight III destroyers.
Unmanned

UAV beyond visual line of sight operations to be improved - News

December 23, 2019
CANADA. Canadian UAVs and Lockheed Martin Canada CDL Systems have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide an unmanned traffic management solution to meet this challenge. This solution will build a complete airspace picture necessary to conduct unmanned operations beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Canada and beyond.
Radar/EW

Remote control weapon stations to equip JLTVs - News

December 23, 2019
ISRAEL. Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that, following a contract signed between the Israeli Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Defense of Montenegro, the Company won a contract worth approximately $35 million, to supply the Montenegrin Armed Forces with Remote Controlled Weapon Stations (RCWS) for the new Oshkosh Defense 4X4 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV).
Radar/EW

Hypersonic rocket motor to be developed by Aerojet - News

December 23, 2019
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Aerojet Rocketdyne is supporting a Lockheed Martin effort to develop a hypersonic conventional missile for the U.S. Air Force under a subcontract valued at $81.5 million.
Avionics

Boeing 737 MAX production suspended by Spirit AeroSystems - News

December 20, 2019
WICHITA, Kan. Spirit AeroSystems announced that Boeing directed the company to stop all 737 MAX deliveries to Boeing effective Jan. 1, 2020, due to Boeing's temporary suspension of 737 MAX production. Spirit will suspend 737 MAX production beginning on Jan. 1.
Radar/EW

APKWS laser-guided rockets purchased by U.S. Navy - News

December 20, 2019
UNITED KINGDOM. BAE Systems announced that the U.S. Navy has signed a $2.68 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for the purchase of thousands of additional Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) Laser-Guided Rockets, the company's precision munition. The contract demonstrates continuing demand for precision strike capabilities.
Avionics

Final F-35A Lightning II aircrafts delivered to Air Force - News

December 20, 2019

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah. Air Force personnel at Hill Air Force Base (AFB) in Utah has received it final F-35A Lightning II aircraft Dec. 17, bringing the total number at the base to 78. 

Cyber

DIA intelligence analysis contract won by BAE Systems - News

December 19, 2019
UNITED KINGDOM. The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded BAE Systems a prime contractor position on Solutions for Intelligence Analysis 3 (SIA 3), a ten-year multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) with a combined ceiling value of over $17 billion.
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