LONDON. A recent GlobalData market report has highlighted that artificial intelligence (AI) sector deals have grown by 33.5% in the last 12 months, with the average deal being valued at $159 million.
ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a contract modification for the second lot of full-rate production of Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs). The company claims that the contract award of $169 million is for 33 vehicles.
GERMANY. Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT announced it has equippped 82 NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopter (TTH) Bundeswehr helicopters with self-protection technology.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Two Northrop Grumman Corporation Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites were launched into orbit on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station as part of the U.S. Space Force (USSF)-8 mission.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation programs have completed testing and demonstrations as part of U.S. Army’s Project Convergence, which is a campaign to pursue an artificial intelligence and machine learning-enabled battlefield management system and is the Army's contribution to Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2).
CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc. announced the availability of an advanced class of large-aperture antennas, which will be designed to provide enhanced space-to-ground communications for upcoming Earth observation missions, manned and unmanned missions to the Moon, Mars, and other deep space and Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives.
RESTON, Va. NCI Information Systems, Inc., provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. government agencies, announced it has won one of the five prime positions on the Multiple Award (MA) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) U.S Army Information Systems Engineering Command’s (USAISEC) Total Engineering and Integration Services IV contract.
MONTREAL, Canada. Top Aces Corp., provider of advanced adversary training, announced the completion of the initial test flight of its F-16 Advanced Aggressor Fighter (F-16 AAF) equipped with its proprietary advanced aggressor mission system (AAMS).
TORRANCE, Calif. Intellisense Systems, Inc., provider of multi-function avionics display systems, announced the release of the 3ATI Standby Engine Display (3ATI SED) that features a high-resolution, active-matrix liquid crystal display and a customizable bezel.
NEW YORK, N.Y. Intelligent Artifacts, company specializing in machine intelligence solutions for mission and safety-critical systems, has won an Air Force SBIR Phase II award to modernize the mission data file (MDF) build process for the F-35 Lightning II.
MERRIMACK, N.H. BAE Systems has won a $60 million contract from the Army Contracting Command – Rock Island under the Cornerstone Other Transaction Authority to develop certain types of next-generation, radiation hardened by design (RHBD) microelectronics leveraging Intel Corporation’s commercial foundry, Intel Foundry Services.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. AeroVironment, Inc. has introduced the Switchblade 300 sensor-to-shooter kit, a capability that is designed to enable operators to transfer target coordinates from AeroVironment’s small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) – Puma 3 AE, Puma LE, Raven B or Wasp AE – to Switchblade 300 loitering missile systems.
FRANCE. The State Department has made a determination approving a possible foreign military sale (FMS) to the Government of France of MQ-9 communications intelligence sensor pod suites and related equipment for an estimated cost of $88 million.
MODI'IN, Israel. QuantLR Ltd, a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) company, announced that it has integrated its technology with NVIDIA's suite of networking offerings, in the hopes of establishing a quantum-secured data center.
EUROPE. Leonardo announced that it has signed contracts with HENSOLDT which will see the company playing a role in the development and delivery of the Eurofighter Typhoon’s European Common Radar System Mk1 (ECRS Mk1) E-scan radar, ordered by Germany and Spain.
ITALY. The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) awarded the European robotics and autonomous systems (RAS) developer and system integrator Milrem Robotics a contract to provide RAS Concept Development and Experimentation (CD&E) Services to the Italian Army.
HUNGARY. The Hungarian Government Commissioner Office responsible for defense development and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) have completed the negotiations for the MS20 Block 2 capability upgrade to the Hungarian fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft. Saab will deliver the upgrade.
GERMANY. HENSOLDT announced that the company is equipping the German-Norwegian submarine project U212 CD with a fully digital sensor suite. The optronics division of HENSOLDT has now received a corresponding order from kta naval systems, a consortium of Kongsberg, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systeme, and Atlas Elektronik.
ELMA, N.Y. Moog Inc. announced that the company’s hardware played a critical role in launching and retrieving an X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle (GAV) during the program's fourth flight test.
WASHINGTON, D.C. At the recent Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies' Schriever Spacepower Forum, officials from the Space Development Agency (SDA) claimed that satellites in low-Earth orbit (LEO) are intended to be what will make up the tracking layer that will detect hypersonic threats by their heat signatures.