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Unmanned

British semi-autonomous logistic convoys tested in U.S. - News

September 20, 2019
GRAYLING, Mich. The U.K.?s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), and the United States Army Combat Capabilities Development Command?s Ground Vehicle Systems Center, have hosted an experiment of prototype semi-autonomous logistic convoys with ground and aerial autonomous resupply systems at Camp Grayling Joint Manoeuvre Training Center.
Unmanned

AI-powered Agile Condor capability to be demonstrated with MQ-9 - News

September 19, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to demonstrate the Air Force Research Lab?s Agile Condor capability using a MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) owned by GA-ASI.
Radar/EW

CloudberryMIL ethernet switch to become solution for mobile GBAD - News

September 19, 2019
NORWAY. OnTime Networks, rugged, time synchronized Ethernet solutions company for the aerospace and defense industries, announced the selection by Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG to provide its military-grade, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS), CloudberryMIL CR-6900 Series Gigabit Ethernet Switch and Router solution for a mobile and all-terrain ground based air defense system (GBAD).
Comms

Intelligent RF communications solution introduced by Perspecta - News

September 19, 2019
CHANTILLY, Va. Perspecta Inc., announced that its innovative applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, was awarded a prime award from the Consortium Management Group, Inc. (CMG), on behalf of the Consortium for Command, Control, and Communications in Cyberspace (C5) for work on a modular radio frequency (RF) communications solution for the United States Army.
Radar/EW

Active Protection System for Dutch CV90s introduced by BAE Systems - News

September 18, 2019
EUROPE. The Dutch Army has selected BAE Systems to integrate the Elbit Systems? Iron Fist Active Protection System (APS) solution into its fleet of CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles following testing to integrate it onto the platform.
Comms

Multidomain simulation facility opened by Lockheed Martin - News

September 18, 2019
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Pulsar Guardian is a new state-of-the-art facility built by Lockheed Martin that enables the U.S. Air Force and others simulate, test, and train in a multidomain environment that reflects today?s complex space environment.
Unmanned

Rugged XMC from Abaco ideal for ISR and autonomy - News

September 18, 2019
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Abaco Systems announced a new rugged XMC graphics and video capture board. The NVP2102 takes advantage of the high performance of the NVIDIA Pascal P2000 GPU with its 768 cores and 4 GBytes of GDDR5 memory to deliver 2.3 TeraFLOPS of performance with support for both CUDA and OpenCL. According to the company, it is the first Abaco video/graphics XMC product to offer high performance input and output.
Unmanned

Rheinmetall's spectral coupling-based laser source reaches 20 kW - News

September 17, 2019
GERMANY. The laser team at Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH has now attained an optical power of 20 kilowatts (kW) with a laser technology based on spectral coupling. The laser source was constructed and commissioned in cooperation with NKT Photonics Technology GmbH.
A.I.

TF2, FPGA-based AI computing framework, introduced by Inspur - News

September 17, 2019
SAN JOSE, Calif. Inspur has announced the open-source release of TF2, an FPGA-based efficient AI computing framework. The inference engine of this framework employs the world's first deep neural network (DNN) shift computing technology, combined with a number of the latest optimization techniques, to achieve FPGA-based high-performance low-latency deployment of universal deep learning models.
Comms

Cloud processing capabilities by Microsoft and Ball Aerospace to support CASINO project - News

September 17, 2019
BOULDER, Colo. Ball Aerospace and Microsoft were selected to demonstrate agile cloud processing capabilities in support of the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center's Commercially Augmented Space Inter Networked Operations (CASINO) project.
Avionics

Safety-critical COTS SBC IP enables design, build, and certification aligned with SOSA and HOST - News

September 16, 2019
DAYTON, Ohio. Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (CoreAVI) announced the release of its new rugged SBC0003 COTS 3U VPX NXP LX2160-based single board computer hardware design IP with Arm architecture, designed to be aligned with the SOSA and HOST open standards.
Radar/EW

Lockheed Martin's Project Riot demonstrates multi-domain operations - News

September 16, 2019
PALMDALE, Calif. Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, the Missile Defense Agency, and the U.S. Air Force connected an F-35, U-2, and a multi-domain ground station in a test demonstrating multi-domain operations and the secure distribution of sensitive information across multiple platforms.
Comms

Peregrine advanced air-to-air missile introduced by Raytheon - News

September 16, 2019
TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Company is developing a new medium-range, air-launched weapon called the Peregrine missile that is half the size and cost of today's air-to-air missiles, and delivers greater range and effect, according to the company.
Comms

U.S. Air Force satellite services contract awarded to Iridium - News

September 16, 2019
MCLEAN, Va. Iridium Communications Inc. announced that it has been awarded a $738.5 million, seven-year, fixed-price contract with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) through the U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSpC) to provide unlimited satellite services from its unique Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation.
Radar/EW

Brazilian Gripen E fighter to undergo flight tests - News

September 13, 2019
SWEDEN. Saab has delivered the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft to start the initial flight test program in Sweden. The test flights will be performed in Sweden until the end of 2020, when the aircraft will move to Brazil to continue testing, a Saab statement said. Deliveries to the Brazilian Air Force will also begin in 2021.
Unmanned

PAC24 autonomous naval surface vessel demonstrated at DSEI - News

September 13, 2019
UNITED KINGDOM. Britain's next-generation autonomous surface vessel, an inflatable combination of drone and boat, had its first public display at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI).
Radar/EW

SPEAR-EW electronic warfare weapon to be introduced by MBDA - News

September 13, 2019
FRANCE. MBDA has been awarded a contract to demonstrate SPEAR-EW, a new electronic warfare version of the SPEAR weapon system family on order for the Royal Air Force (RAF). SPEAR-EW is being developed by MBDA in partnership with Leonardo to complete a wide range of Suppression of Enemy Air Defence (SEAD) missions, under a Technical Demonstration Programme (TDP) contract awarded by Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S).
Radar/EW

Missionized Airlander 10 to be delivered to DoD - News

September 12, 2019
MADISON, Miss. Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd. (HAV) signed a memorandum of understanding in London with Vertex Aerospace LLC to deliver missionized Airlander 10 aircraft to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The two organizations will partner together to provide joint proposals to the DoD for fully configured Airlander 10 aircraft.
Comms

Satellite navigation receivers to be manufactured by QinetiQ - News

September 12, 2019
UNITED KINGDOM. QinetiQ has won a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) to develop multi-constellation satellite receivers under the UK Robust Global Navigation System (R-GNS) programme.
Unmanned

Next-gen autonomous UGV introduced by Milrem Robotics - News

September 12, 2019
LONDON. Milrem Robotics, European manufacturer of unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) and developer of robotic warfare solutions, introduced the fifth generation THeMIS UGV at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019 in London designed to assist warfighters and enhance combat effectiveness.
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