FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation will install more Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems on United States and international fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft under a $146 million order from the U.S. Air Force.
UNITED KINGDOM. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has awarded a five year contract to BAE Systems to provide a data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet including the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 destroyers, and the new Type 26 frigates.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace, company specializing in developing open systems architecture avionics, recently received new Conformance Certificates from The Open Group Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) for two software products. Collins Aerospace is a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp.
ISRAEL. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announced that its Trophy Active Protection System (APS) for armored vehicles has been selected for the next phase of detailed assessment and integration by the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MoD) for the Army’s Challenger 3 MBT.
HOUSTON, Texas. KBR won a $194.3 million task order to research, develop, test, and analyze the design and fabrication of microelectronics components, verifying and validating their trustworthiness for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) Trusted Electronics Branch (RYDT).
RESTON, Va. Leidos announced it has won a prime contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide solutions for a broad spectrum of aviation requirements. Leidos claims it will support the Air Force's Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance & Special Operations Forces (ISR/SOF) Directorate (WI), Sensors Division (WIN) Non-Standard Foreign Military Sales (FMS) branches.
DALLAS, Texas and HILLSBORO, Ore. COMSovereign Holding Corp., a U.S.-based developer of 4G LTE Advanced and 5G Communication Systems and Solutions, and Radisys Corporation, company specializing in open telecom solutions, announced their strategic technology partnership designed to deliver customers new, end-to-end telecommunications solutions.
MCLEAN, Va. Iridium Communications Inc. announced it has won a research and development (R&D) contract worth up to $30 million by the U.S. Army (Army) to develop a payload to be hosted on small satellites that supports navigation systems, guidance and control for the global positioning system (GPS) and GPS-denied precision systems.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has flight demonstrated its new Terracotta sensor, which is designed to be a fully-digital open mission systems (OMS)-compliant wideband active electronically scanned array (AESA).
NEW YORK, N.Y. Clarifai, company specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) lifecycle platforms for managing unstructured image, video, audio and text data, announced that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), C5ISR Center, Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD).
ISRAEL. The Directorate of Defense R&D in the Ministry of Defense (MoD), together with Elbit Systems and the Israeli Air Force (IAF), has intercepted several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using an airborne High-Power Laser Weapon System (HPL-WS). The UAVs were intercepted at various ranges and flight altitudes.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. TEVET, a test and measurement supplier, announced the company has acquired LibertyGT from RADX Technologies, Inc. LibertyGT is a real-time spectrum analysis (RTSA) RF record and playback system that brings distinct flexibility and high precision to electronic warfare and 5G applications.
EUROPE. Milrem Robotics announced that the company will present their Type-X Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) designed to meet the U.S. Army’s RCV-M program at this year’s Military RAS USA Conference.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. Spectranetix, Inc., a Pacific Defense company, announced deliveries of their 3U OpenVPX ruggedized chassis to the U.S. Army, Canadian Ministry of Defense, and U.S. prime contractors.
ARLINGTON, Va. CACI International announced that the U.S. Army’s C5ISR Center Electronic Warfare Air/Ground Survivability Division (EWAGS) has awarded CACI a four-year $82 million contract to continue support for the Army’s cyber and ground electronic warfare (EW) missions.
DENVER, Colo. The fifth Lockheed Martin-built Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite is now headed to its orbit 12,550 miles above earth. The company claims that this marks another step in supporting the U.S. Space Force's GPS satellite constellation modernization efforts.
FORT WORTH, Texas. U.S. Army active duty and National Guard rotary-wing aviation units will receive an upgrade to their AN/AVS-6 Aviator's Night Vision Imaging Systems (ANVIS) with high performance white phosphor image intensifier tubes to be provided by Elbit Systems of America – Night Vision.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that it has been named by the federal government as one of the first two Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Third Party Assessment Organizations (C3PAO). As a C3PAO, Kratos will be able to conduct CMMC Level 1-3 assessments once the government completes certain preparatory and authorization steps.
WILSONVILLE, Ore. Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced it has won a contract to develop a mass-wearable chemical detector for U.S. troops under the Pentagon’s Compact Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (CVCAD) program. The company received $4.0 million in initial funding.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Phase Four, the creator of the radio-frequency thruster for satellite propulsion, announced that it will expand its Maxwell turn-key plasma propulsion line and offer satellite manufacturers a long-term subscription service called P4 Pass.