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Under 1-meter resolution radar imagery achieved by ICEYE - News

August 09, 2019
HELSINKI. ICEYE, a small satellite synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) technology company, achieved better than 1 meter resolution imagery from under-220 pound SAR satellites.
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Ballistic missile modeling, simulation contract won by Lockheed Martin - News

August 08, 2019
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin announced that it has secured a $240 million U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract for ballistic defense modeling and simulation. The Modeling and Simulation Contract-Framework and Tools (MASC-F) will offer potential simulations of situations for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).
Radar/EW

Intelligent radar framework published by HRL - News

August 08, 2019
MALIBU, Calif. Scientists at HRL Laboratories have published their new framework for training computer deep neural networks to be able to classify synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images without a large labeled data set, solving the problem of SAR image identification when only a few labeled data were available.
Comms

AI system could improve U.S. Army fuel cell efficiency - News

August 08, 2019
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. As part of an effort to address the gap the U.S. Army faces in the need for long-lasting power and batteries for warfighters, the Army Research Office funded a research team who developed an artificial intelligence system that officials say identifies a material for creating more efficient fuel cells.
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Ballistic missile defense simulation contract won by Lockheed Martin - News

August 07, 2019
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded Lockheed Martin a $240 million contract to support the modeling and simulation framework for the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). Through this contract, the Modeling and Simulation Contract ? Framework and Tools (MASC-F), Lockheed Martin will ensure BMDS readiness for evolving threats by continually assessing system configurations, engagement conditions, and target phenomena.
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Hypersonic weapon defense system prioritized by DoD - News

August 07, 2019
PITTSBURGH, Pa. To engineer the U.S. military?s next-generation missile defense system, Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) and ANSYS are incorporating high-fidelity, multiphysics simulations with multi-domain mission-level modeling into early stages of missile defense system development. This could enable warfighters to combat high-speed, highly maneuverable hypersonic weapons.
A.I.

Digital hangar to be developed by AFRL - News

August 06, 2019
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) will be developing a digital hangar at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The concept, created by aerospace research engineer Dr. Rick Graves, will act as a virtual repository containing digital surrogates of aerospace systems that have been gated through rigorous validation and verification processes.
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Q-53 radars and capabilities contract won by Lockheed Martin - News

August 06, 2019
SYRACUSE, N.Y. The U.S. Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin three contracts to produce additional Q-53 systems and outfit the radar with enhanced capabilities, including extended range and counter unmanned aerial system (CUAS) surveillance.
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Mid-band jammer prototype delivered for EA-18G fighter - News

August 06, 2019
WALTHAM, Mass. Raytheon announced the first delivery of its newest mid-band jammer to the U.S. Navy on Monday.
A.I.

Virtual software factory for military developed by Raytheon - News

August 05, 2019
DULLES, Va. To help military and government agencies keep pace with rapidly evolving threats, Raytheon has developed a virtual software factory ? a mix of physical coding spaces, cloud-based tools, and software experts ? to deliver new capabilities to the military.
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Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pod developed for U.S. Navy - News

August 05, 2019
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon delivered the first Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) Engineering and Manufacturing Development pod to the U.S. Navy to begin ground and aircraft integration testing. Raytheon will deliver 15 EMD pods for mission systems testing and qualification as well as 14 aeromechanical pods for airworthiness certification.
Comms

Commercial satellite tracking service unveiled by LeoLabs - News

August 05, 2019
LOGAN, Utah. LeoLabs, Inc., commercial provider of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) mapping and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) services, announced LeoTrack, a commercial satellite tracking service for the needs of smallsat and cubesat operators.
Unmanned

Laser weapon systems to be developed by Raytheon for USAF - News

August 05, 2019
MCKINNEY, Texas. Raytheon Company will deploy two prototype high energy laser weapon systems (HELWS) to troops overseas under a U.S. Air Force contract. The Air Force experimentation includes 12 months of in-field operation against unmanned aerial systems and operator training.
Avionics

Afghanistan Air Force training contract awarded to Raytheon - News

August 02, 2019
WALTHAM, Mass. The U.S. Army Contracting Command has selected Raytheon to train the Afghanistan Air Force in aircraft maintenance. Raytheon will develop a new training program for the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation under the $108 million contract, called Afghanistan Air Force Aircraft Maintenance Training (AMT).
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Israeli Arrow Weapon System flight test completed with MDA - News

August 02, 2019
KODIAK, Alaska. The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a flight test campaign with the Arrow-3 Interceptor missile.
Comms

Shipboard C4I services IDIQ contract awarded to Serco - News

August 02, 2019
HERNDON, Va. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced that the U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWARSYSCOM) has awarded Serco one of three contracts on a C4I Testing, Integration, and Installation (CTII) indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award effort. The contract has a five-year base ordering period plus one three-year optional ordering period, with a ceiling value of $608 million.
Unmanned

Counter UAS contract awarded to Ascent Vision Technologies - News

August 01, 2019
BOZEMAN, Mont. Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) was recently awarded a contract to deliver a full suite of counter drone vehicles to the U.S. Air Force. The total contract value exceeds $23 million and deliveries will begin later this year.
Comms

Howitzer modernization contract awarded to BAE Systems - News

August 01, 2019
YORK, Penn. BAE Systems Land and Armaments division has been awarded an $88 million contract for long lead material for the Army's new howitzer program, the U.S. Defense Department (DoD) announced.
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