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Unmanned

Rocket launchers contract awarded to Lockheed Martin - News

July 16, 2019
DALLAS, Texas. Lockheed Martin will produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launchers and associated hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Romania, and Poland under a $492 million contract, marking Poland's first acquisition of HIMARS launchers.
Radar/EW

Radar to improve air traffic control at German military airfields - News

July 15, 2019
GERMANY. Progress is being made with the installation of Hensoldt?s Aerodrome Surveillance Radar, Series (ASR-S) for air traffic control modernization at German military airfields.
A.I.

AI-powered Squad X to go to battle alongside warfighters - News

July 15, 2019
WASHINGTON. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency?s (DARPA) Squad X Experimentation program aims to demonstrate a warfighting force with artificial intelligence as a true partner.
A.I.

AI game-theory research to better cybersecurity and medicine - News

July 15, 2019
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. U.S. Army game-theory research using artificial intelligence may help treat cancer and other diseases, improve cybersecurity, deploy soldiers and assets with more efficiency, and even win a poker game.
Unmanned

Patriot missiles purchased by Germany for NATO security - News

July 15, 2019
GERMANY. The U.S. State Department has approved a possible sale of 50 Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missiles, plus parts and support, to Germany at an estimated cost of $401 million.
Radar/EW

Quantum tech for DoD to be developed by IBM and AFRL - News

July 11, 2019
ROME, N.Y. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is embarking on efforts to partner with industry, academia, and the Department of Defense (DoD) to apply quantum information science to U.S. Air Force concerns and ensure capabilities.
Radar/EW

Missile defense capability contract awarded to Raytheon - News

July 11, 2019
WASHINGTON. Raytheon Company announced it was awarded two direct commercial sales contracts by the State of Qatar for additional integrated air and missile defense capability.
Unmanned

Laser targeting system to be updated by Northrop Grumman - News

July 10, 2019
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $17.6 million award from the U.S. Army to upgrade Target Locator Modules (TLMs).
A.I.

Autonomous software sustainment solution introduced to DoD - News

July 09, 2019
WASHINGTON. The Department of Defense (DoD) often relies on complex software systems. The rapid pace of software innovation, requirements, and system security, however, requires continual updating. The Intent-Defined Adaptive Software (IDAS) aims to shift system costs and developer focus from maintenance to design and development.
Unmanned

Autonomous counter UAV system acquisition fast tracked by DIU - News

July 09, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has awarded Citadel Defense an Other Transaction Authority contract to help military, government, and law enforcement agencies rapidly purchase a validated capability that protects the airspace from unwanted drones.
A.I.

Machine learning to be integrated into signals intelligence efforts by BAE Systems, DARPA - News

July 09, 2019
UNITED KINGDOM. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded BAE Systems a contract worth as much as $4.7 million to integrate machine learning into intelligence gathering involving radio frequency signals.
Radar/EW

Quantum tech developments by NRL could advance lasers and sensing - News

July 09, 2019
WASHINGTON. Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) developed a new technique that could enable future advancements in quantum technology.
Unmanned

UAS and radar integrated Howler deployed to battlefield - News

July 09, 2019
TEWKSBURY, Mass. The U.S. Army recently announced that the Howler counter unmanned aerial system achieved Initial Operational Capability, putting critical protection against drones in the hands of soldiers.
Unmanned

UAV mission control engineering contract awarded to Frequentis Inc. - News

July 03, 2019
COLUMBIA, Md. Frequentis Defense Inc., a communication solutions company, received an $8.4 million U.S. Navy contract for work on the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned air vehicle (UAV), the Department of Defense announced.
Unmanned

UAV simulators with MetaVR image generators ordered by USAF - News

July 02, 2019
BROOKLINE, Mass. MetaVR, 3D content and software developer, announces that the U.S. Army Joint Technology Center and Systems Integration Lab (JSIL) has purchased an additional 86 MetaVR Virtual Reality Scene Generator (VRSG) licenses to provide visuals for the continued rollout of U.S. Air Force MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) simulators.
Avionics

NASA's Orion spacecraft completes final launch abort system flight test - News

July 02, 2019
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. The critical launch abort system for NASA's Orion spacecraft was put to test, and it demonstrated its capability to pull the crew module and future astronauts to safety during a launch if there is an emergency.
Comms

Giant Voice Mass Notification System to be upgraded after task order is awarded to Serco - News

July 01, 2019
HERNDON, Va. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that the the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific has awarded them a one-year task order worth approximately $8.3 million for upgrades to Giant Voice Mass Notification Systems at multiple locations in the Western Pacific Region.
Cyber

Information warfare capabilities modernized through NAVWAR engineering facility upgrade - News

June 28, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) upgraded its Network Integration Engineering Facility (NIEF) to better support the design and delivery of advanced information warfare capabilities to the fleet.
Comms

C5ISR system contract awarded to Kratos - News

June 28, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has recently received a $4.1 million contract award to provide hardware and subsystems in support of a Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) aerial defense related program and platform.
Unmanned

NASA's second heavy-lift rocket mobile launcher to be designed by Bechtel team - News

June 28, 2019
RESTON, Va. Bechtel National Inc. announced today it has been selected by NASA to return to the Space Coast in Florida and the space and launch infrastructure market along with teaming subcontractors to design, build, test, and commission Mobile Launcher 2.
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