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A.I.

Open-source data capabilities to be delivered to U.S. Army - News

October 17, 2019
WASHINGTON. BAE Systems will provide intelligence support to the U.S. Army in a $437 million task order, the company announced. BAE Systems will deliver open source capabilities to the Army from publicly available sources, and will provide the Army's Intelligence and Security Command with training, policy and governance recommendations, assessments, and implementation of emerging capabilities.
Radar/EW

Bradley Fighting Vehicle upgrades extended for BAE Systems - News

October 11, 2019
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract modification worth up to $269 million for continued production of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV). The award for an additional 168 upgraded Bradley A4 Infantry Fighting Vehicles is part of the Army?s combat vehicle modernization strategy and helps ensure force readiness of the Armored Brigade Combat Teams (ABCT).
Radar/EW

C5ISR contract awarded to Kratos for large combat system - News

October 11, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kratos, security solutions provider, announced that its C5ISR Modular Systems Division has received an initial $2 million contract award from a national security-related customer in support of a large combat system program. The program is expected to grow and become one of the largest in Kratos? Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) business unit.
Comms

MIL-COTS EMC filters aimed at use in demanding airborne, vehicle applications - News

October 10, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. TDK Corporation has launched its TDK-Lambda FQB series of EMC filters, with a rating of 40Vdc at 20A. Voltage surge and spike protection for DC-DC converters is accomplished through the use of active technology. The FQB has a rugged encapsulated quarter-brick package with a choice of flanged or non-flanged baseplates. These modules are suitable for use in a wide variety of harsh and demanding environments, including MIL-COTS vehicle and airborne applications.
Cyber

Cyber threat detection agreement signed by Thales and Airbus - News

October 10, 2019
EUROPE. Airbus CyberSecurity and Thales, two European cybersecurity companies, have signed a partnership agreement to offer a solution against cyber attacks combining the file analysis system Orion Malware from Airbus CyberSecurity with Thales?s intrusion detection system Cybels Sensor, which obtained Security Visa from the French national cybersecurity agency (ANSSI) in April 2019.
Comms

DARPA awards Pit Boss contract to SEAKR for satellite program - News

October 10, 2019
CENTENNIAL, Colo. SEAKR Engineering, Inc. (SEAKR) has been awarded a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Pit Boss contract supporting the Blackjack Proliferated Low Earth Orbit Demonstration Program. Key contributors to SEAKR's Pit Boss effort are Microsoft, Applied Technology Associates (ATA), Advanced Solutions Inc. (ASI), Kythera Space Solutions and NKrypt.
Radar/EW

M88A1 vehicles to be upgraded by BAE Systems - News

October 10, 2019
WASHINGTON. BAE Systems announced a $148.3 million contract with the U.S. Army to upgrade M88A1 heavy-lift vehicles. A total of 43 vehicles will be rebuilt with increased power, maneuverability, and survivability features to increase their configuration to M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift System, or HERCULES, status.
A.I.

Crowd-sourced flight data support contract goes to Intelligent Waves - News

October 09, 2019
RESTON, Va. Intelligent Waves LLC, an information technology government solutions provider, announced it was awarded an $89.2 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Air Force. The contract will provide crowd-sourced flight data collection support and big data analytics to the 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES).
Radar/EW

Mikros to install advanced maintenance systems on Navy LCS - News

October 09, 2019
PRINCETON, N.J. Mikros Systems Corporation, a technology company specializing in electronic systems for advanced maintenance, announced that it was awarded a follow-on Delivery Order under its ADEPT Distance Support Sensor Suite (ADSSS) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the U.S. Navy. The order has a $15 million ceiling and covers the installation of condition-based maintenance systems for the Littoral Combat Ship.
Comms

TACLANE-Nano network encryptor certified by NSA - News

October 09, 2019
FAIRFAX, Va. General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) announced that the National Security Agency (NSA) has certified its new TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) network encryptor to secure voice, video, and data information classified Top Secret/SCI and below traversing public and private IP networks.
A.I.

Automated cloud-based GEOINT architecture developed for AFRL - News

October 08, 2019
WESTMINSTER, Colo. Maxar Technologies, Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure company, announced that it has been awarded a $14.2 million contract to develop Red Wing, an automated, cloud-based geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) analysis architecture for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). Maxar?s Red Wing architecture is intended to enable analysts to focus on addressing some of the most challenging intelligence problems by automating time-consuming workflows.
Radar/EW

Raven-Strike to be showcased by Systel at AUSA - News

October 08, 2019
SUGAR LAND, Texas. Systel, Inc., rugged computing company, will showcase next-generation rugged computing technology solutions, including high-density rugged servers and high-performance embedded systems at the 2019 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.
Comms

Hand-held devices to improve air-to-ground operations - News

October 07, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Raytheon Company received a $48 million engineering services contract to support the integration and qualification of hand-held devices into platform-mounted WiFi systems secured up to secret.
Unmanned

Hypersonic weapon system OpFires completes preliminary review - News

October 07, 2019
WASHINGTON. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency?s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program has reached a program milestone, completing booster preliminary design review of a two-stage tactical missile system. OpFires aims to develop and demonstrate a ground-launched hypersonic weapon system to engage time-sensitive targets.
Cyber

Automated cybersecurity solutions introduced by Anomali - News

October 04, 2019
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. Anomali, intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions company, unveiled the Anomali Altitude platform during the Detect 2019 conference. The Anomali Altitude platform delivers Anomali Lens, Anomali ThreatStream, and Anomali Match and is intended to allow customers to automate detection, analysis, and response for high-priority external and internal threats.
Comms

AFRL researches autonomous, stretchable conductor - News

October 04, 2019
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has developed liquid metal systems which autonomously change structure so that they become better conductors in response to strain. The material recently developed by AFRL scientists, called Polymerized Liquid Metal Networks, retains its properties as it's stretched.
Comms

Space-based infrared system to see support from Lockheed Martin - News

October 03, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin has been awarded nearly $163.9 million for support of the space-based infrared system (SBIRS). The contract, awarded specifically to the company's Lockheed Martin Space division by the Department of Defense, covers SBIRS contractor logistics support.
Avionics

Bell 360 Invictus rotorcraft announced by Textron - News

October 03, 2019
PROVIDENCE, RI. Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus, as the company?s entrant for the U.S. Army?s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program. Bell?s approach to designing combines low-risk technologies with advanced processes.
Unmanned

Counter-UAS system announced by Anduril Industries - News

October 03, 2019
IRVINE, Calif. Anduril Industries launched the Interceptor unmanned system as part of the Lattice AI counter Unmanned Aerial System (cUAS) solution intended to detect and interdict unmanned aircraft or autonomous unmanned systems. This system brings Anduril technology to the cUAS mission, providing force protection for military personnel and installations or critical infrastructure.
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