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A.I.

AI and machine learning leveraged in space systems under Lockheed Martin, NEC contract - News

March 03, 2021

DENVER, Colo. Lockheed Martin and NEC Corporation announced that they have signed a joint collaboration agreement to extend their partnership utilizing NEC's System Invariant Analysis Technology (SIAT). The companies are also finalizing a licensing agreement with a multi-year option.

Unmanned

New Loyal Wingman development contract to focus on advancing AI and teaming tech - News

March 03, 2021

AUSTRALIA. Boeing Australia announced that the company, along with the Australian government, will co-develop an additional three Loyal Wingman aircraft to advance the air-teaming vehicle, payloads, and associated support and training capabilities.

Radar/EW

SCANTER 6000 X-band radar to equip Belgian, Netherlands navies - News

March 02, 2021

BRUSSELS, Belgium. Terma has announced that the company's SCANTER 6000 radar has been selected for the Belgian/Netherlands replacement MCMV program led by the Belgium Naval & Robotics consortium, composed of Naval Group and ECA Group.

Radar/EW

Hypersonics prioritized for modernization by Defense Department - News

March 01, 2021

WASHINGTON. Officials announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has identified hypersonics as one of the highest priority modernization areas in response to adversaries like Russia and China developing their own capable systems.

Unmanned

Naval autonomy and AI technology goal of Rolls-Royce R&D funding - News

February 26, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. Rolls-Royce has been awarded funding by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to further develop and demonstrate the Artificial Chief Engineer technology — an autonomous machinery control system which allows Naval vessels to undertake long-endurance missions with less human interaction.

Avionics

Centerline Avionics Bay on MQ-9A to pioneer AI and JADC2 capabilities - News

February 26, 2021

POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) announced that it has flown a company-owned MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) equipped with a newly developed Centerline Avionics Bay (CAB). The CAB is intended to provide space to incorporate critical new capabilities for GA-ASI customers.

Radar/EW

Rad-hard integrated circuits by Renesas used on the Hayabusa2 mission - News

February 25, 2021

TOKYO. Renesas Electronics Corporation, supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that its radiation-hardened (rad-hard) integrated circuits (ICs) were onboard the Hayabusa2 spacecraft that returned asteroid samples to Earth in an armored re-entry capsule on December 6, 2020. Operated by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Hayabusa2 launched onboard the H-IIA rocket from the Tanegashima Space Center on December 3, 2014.

Cyber

DoD supply chain to be protected under cybersecurity program - News

February 25, 2021

ANN ARBOR, Mich. NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF-ISR) has been authorized by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) to offer a new cybersecurity assessment to companies from the aerospace and defense, technology, and software provider industries within the Department of Defense (DoD) supply base.

Comms

Payload Mission Data Units for GPS III contract won by L3Harris Technologies - News

February 24, 2021

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies has received contracts totaling $137 million for four navigation payload Mission Data Units (MDU) for future GPS III Follow-on (GPS IIIF) satellites.

Avionics

T-7A Red Hawk boasts digital design and begins production with Boeing - News

February 24, 2021

CHICAGO, Ill. Boeing has announced that the first U.S. portion of the T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer has entered the Boeing jet’s state-of-the-art production line.

Unmanned

AeroVironment's acquisition of Arcturus UAV to expand unmanned ISR portfolio - News

February 24, 2021

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. AeroVironment, Inc., company specializing in unmanned aircraft systems, announced it had completed its acquisition of Arcturus UAV, Inc. a designer and manufacturer of high-performance unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The transaction totaled to be approximately $405 million.

Radar/EW

SmartGlider weapon systems in development under Tawazun, MBDA partnership - News

February 23, 2021

FRANCE. Tawazun and MBDA announced that the companies have signed a head of terms agreement with the intent to cooperate in the field of smart guided weapon systems. The aim is to create a long-term partnership between Tawazun and MBDA, enabling the development of the SmartGlider weapon systems from design to production phase.

Unmanned

BriteCloud miniature decoy equipped with jamming tech launched from MQ-9 - News

February 23, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. Following its testing and entry into service with the UK’s Royal Air Force, Leonardo announced that its BriteCloud capability is now being evaluated for use by U.S. Armed Forces.

Comms

NETNode IP Mesh Radio variant released by DTC Communications - News

February 23, 2021

HERNDON, Va. DTC, a wireless communications company, announced that it has launched a Robust High Power (RH) variant of the NETNode Phase 5 IP Mesh Radio. Phase 5 is the latest generation of DTC's NETNode Mesh family, offering built-in dual HD video encoders and Multi-In Multi-Out (MIMO) capability to deliver high data throughput and power output. According to the company, the NETNode is available in 4W, 10W, and now 30W total power output variants.

Radar/EW

Next-gen sonar suite to equip French Navy's ballistic-missile submarines - News

February 22, 2021

FRANCE. Thales has announced that with the launch of full-scale development of France's third generation of nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines (SNLE 3G), the company is developing a new sonar suite based on disruptive technologies.

Radar/EW

C5ISR system contract awarded to Kratos for national security customer - News

February 22, 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a National Security Solutions provider, announced that it has recently received an approximate $55 million, Single Award Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) C5ISR product related contract from a National Security Customer.

Unmanned

Autonomous and unmanned aviation division introduced by Berry Aviation - News

February 22, 2021

SAN MARCOS, Texas. Berry Aviation, Inc., a manned aircraft operator, has announced the opening of a new Autonomous and Unmanned Aviation Division located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The new research facility conducts Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in the areas of specialized navigation, propulsion, and acoustic improvements. 

Comms

Quantum receiver developed by Army researchers detects full RF spectrum - News

February 19, 2021

ADELPHI, Md. Army researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) have developed a new quantum sensor capable of analyzing the full spectrum of radio frequency (RF) and real-world signals, creating new potential for soldier communications, spectrum awareness, and electronic warfare.

Unmanned

Thermal mechanical breaker systems to support MQ-25 unmanned tanker - News

February 19, 2021

EAST AURORA, N.Y. Astronics Corporation, provider of technologies for global aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries, has won contracts by Boeing to supply CorePower aircraft power distribution units and custom-engineered exterior lighting for the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling program.

Comms

Secure SATCOM capabilities to be expanded for French Armed Forces - News

February 19, 2021

FRANCE. Thales has been chosen by the French defense procurement agency (DGA) to lead a second part of the ground segment of the Syracuse IV satellite communications (SATCOM) system for the French armed forces.

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