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Raytheon's Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool enters final phase - News

October 03, 2019
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon is developing Capability Drop 4 (CD4) of the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool (EWPMT) under a multi-million dollar contract from the U.S. Army over the next 24 months.
Unmanned

Ghost Fleet Overlord USV program begins phase two - News

October 02, 2019

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Navy announced the start of the second phase of its Ghost Fleet Overlord program, which is focused on the development of Navy's unmanned surface vessel (USV) fleet. Naval Sea Systems Command officials announced that for Phase 2 of the program contractds were awarded to the two industry teams participating in the phase one. 

Radar/EW

Quantum internet researched by U.S. Army - News

October 02, 2019
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. The U.S. Army's Combat Capability Development's Army Research Laboratory's Center for Distributed Quantum Information saw researchers at the University of Innsbruck achieve a record for the transfer of quantum entanglement between matter and light ? a distance of 50 kilometers using fiber optic cables. Such an internet could offer the military security, sensing, and timekeeping capabilities not possible with traditional networking approaches.
Comms

Textron selected to manufacture Lynx OMFV chassis - News

October 01, 2019
TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems, a joint venture of Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence, has selected Textron Systems as the U.S. chassis manufacturer for the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The team is offering Lynx to meet the U.S. Army's requirement for an Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV).
Comms

Air Force awards navigation system contract to Northrop Grumman - News

October 01, 2019
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. Northrop Grumman Corp. received a $1.39 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force for its embedded GPS system. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes production, sustainment, and engineering technical services in support of its Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System Modernization (EGI/EGI-M) system.
Comms

Datalinks wireless communication systems launched by CP Tech - News

October 01, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Combat Proven Technologies (CP Tech) has launched a line of advanced Datalink systems. Using open architecture and in-house development, CP Tech intends to enable full duplex wideband, digital link, error correction, and high-rate communication for uplink and downlink channels. There are five products in the Datalinks collection.
A.I.

AI navigation to aid in Naval command decision making - News

September 25, 2019
MALIBU, Calif. HRL Laboratories, LLC has launched the Causal Adaptive Decision Aid (CADA) project, which will distill massive data from multiple intelligence sources into a ranked list of recommended courses of action for Naval command center personnel.
Avionics

HH-60W combat rescue helicopter to enter production - News

September 25, 2019
STRATFORD, Conn. Lockheed Martin announced the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program achieved a Milestone C decision from the U.S. Air Force, which moves the program into low-rate initial production. The CRH will perform critical combat search and rescue and personnel recovery operations for all U.S. military services.
A.I.

AI capabilities for unmanned systems introduced by Boeing - News

September 25, 2019
AUSTRALIA. Boeing is partnering with Australia?s Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence Cooperative Research Centre (DCRC) to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create unmanned systems for global forces.
Radar/EW

Surveillance radar R&D contract won by Raytheon - News

September 25, 2019
WOBURN, Mass. Raytheon attained more than $500 million in a modified contract for research and development (R&D) of two types of advanced surveillance radar systems. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced the $500,615,405 contract, which increases the total ceiling value from $461,492,695 to $962,108,100.
Avionics

Deos DO-178C RTOS FACE conformance announced by DDC-I - News

September 24, 2019
PHOENIX, Ariz. DDC-I, a leading supplier of software and professional services for mission- and safety-critical applications, announced that it has received the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Conformance Certificate for its Deos DO-178C certifiable real-time operating system (RTOS). The certification covers the FACE Technical Standard, Edition 3.0 Safety Base, and Security Profiles for the Operating System Segment (OSS).
Radar/EW

ALR-69A systems for Pegasus tankers to be provided by Raytheon - News

September 24, 2019
GOLETA, Calif. Raytheon Company is providing 111 ALR-69A systems, including spares, to outfit the U.S. Air Force's newest tanker, the KC-46 Pegasus. Raytheon will complete radar warning receiver deliveries by 2025 under the contract with Boeing.
Unmanned

NAVAIR aircrew services contract won by KBR - News

September 24, 2019
HOUSTON, Texas. KBR, engineering, procurement, and construction company, announced it has been awarded an $81 million contract by Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide aircrew services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD).
Unmanned

Counter-swarm electromagnetic weapon developed by AFRL - News

September 24, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., has developed a counter-swarm, high-power weapon called the Tactical High-power Operational Responder (THOR) to eliminate an enemy's unmanned systems.
Avionics

Mission computers for helicopters to be developed by HENSOLDT - News

September 23, 2019
GERMANY. Independent sensor house HENSOLDT has been commissioned by Airbus Helicopters to provide the EuroGrid Tactical Mission Computer (ETMC) for helicopters with new functions. The two-year further development contract includes a guarantee for the acquisition of 200 production units in the subsequent years.
Unmanned

Autonomous UUV introduced by General Dynamics - News

September 23, 2019
LONDON. General Dynamics Mission Systems released the Bluefin-12 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019.
Unmanned

Hangar Technology for unmanned systems acquired by AirMap - News

September 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES, Calif. AirMap, company specializing in airspace intelligence platforms for the drone economy, announced that it has acquired Hangar Technology, a drone workflow automation platform for enterprises.
Unmanned

MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueler completes first test flight with Boeing - News

September 20, 2019
MASCOUTAH, Ill. Boeing and the U.S. Navy completed the first test flight of the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueler. The MQ-25 test asset completed the autonomous two-hour flight under the direction of Boeing test pilots operating from a ground control station at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport.
Unmanned

LITENING targeting pods to be updated for U.S. Air Force - News

September 20, 2019
FALLS CHURCH, Va. The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $141 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) task order for new LITENING advanced targeting pods and upgrades that will bring existing pods up to the current configuration.
Avionics

Collins Aerospace enters Enterprise Partnering Agreement with USAF - News

September 20, 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace Systems announced it has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the United States Air Force (USAF), which will serve as an umbrella agreement for all sustainment services with the company?s six Strategic Business Units (SBU).
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