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Avionics

Ultra-rugged airborne router by OnTime Networks selected for A330 aircraft - News

February 09, 2021

OSLO, Norway. OnTime Networks, company specializing in rugged, Ethernet solutions for the aerospace and defense industry, announced the selection of its Ultra-Rugged Airborne CR-6228 28-Port GbE/10GbE Switch and Router by Airbus for the A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft.

Radar/EW

Protection systems and electro-optical sights to be supplied to the Netherlands - News

February 08, 2021

HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it won an approximately $82 million contract from BAE Systems Hägglunds AB (BAE Systems Hägglunds) to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) with Active Protection Systems (APS) and electro-optical commander sights. The contract will be performed over a period of four and a half years.

Radar/EW

Electronic Warfare analysis system in development with Abaco Systems - News

February 05, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Abaco Systems announced a multi-million-dollar design win for sixty units of the VP430 radio frequency system-on-chip RFSoC, direct RF processing system, which will be used on a counter fire target acquisition radar upgrade. The counter fire sensor is intended to increase the ability to respond to newly identified threats and changing missions to enable more efficient counter measures.

Radar/EW

Hypersonics: Making MACH 5 and beyond detectable and defendable - Story

February 04, 2021

Threats facing the U.S. military are evolving fast – hypersonically fast. At speeds of MACH 5 and greater, hypersonic weapons are becoming increasingly challenging to detect, deter, and destroy. Military-technology manufacturers, however, are refusing to let these light-speed advancements become the Achilles heel for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The methods through which companies in the hypersonic sector plan to ensure domestic confidence in this arena are said to be dependent on innovations like early detection, robust sensor systems, and a better understanding of what exactly makes a hypersonic weapon so lethal.

Radar/EW

Hypersonic and ballistic missile defense tech in development with L3Harris - News

February 04, 2021

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies has won a $121 million U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract to build space flight hardware to demonstrate the company’s solution for the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor (HBTSS) program.

Radar/EW

COBRA artillery location radars to undergo modernization with HENSOLDT - News

February 04, 2021

GERMANY. Sensor specialist HENSOLDT announced it will modernize the artillery location radar COBRA which is in service with several NATO armies. Under a contract awarded by the multinational procurement organization Organization for Joint Armament Co-operation, HENSOLDT will aim to replace the Radar Target Generator (RTG), a core element for the test environment of COBRA.

Unmanned

UAS anti-submarine warfare capability demoed with Northrop Grumman - News

February 04, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation and U.K.-based Ultra equipped a modified, manned Bell 407 (acting as an MQ-8C Fire Scout surrogate) platform with Ultra sonobuoys, receiver, and processor to complete an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability demonstration.

A.I.

BigBear.ai merger aims to use AI and data science to bolster DoD decision making - News

February 03, 2021

COLUMBIA, Md. NuWave Solutions and PCI Strategic Management (PCI) announced that they have merged to form BigBear.ai, intended to create a differentiated leader in decision dominance that will aim to deliver high-end capabilities across the data and digital spectrum.

A.I.

AI- and cloud-based data securely transmitted by ViaSat in Army Cyber Quest demo - News

February 03, 2021

CARSLBAD, Calif. ViaSat Inc., a communications company, transmitted high performance cloud- and artificial intelligence (AI)-based data in a variety of tactical communication scenarios during the U.S. Army's Cyber Quest 2020 exercise—a collaborative, live event where military, commercial, and defense industry, worked alongside academia and government to examine how electronic warfare, cyber, networking, and communications capabilities could aid global military forces.

Radar/EW

Radar, IFF, and datalinks focus of HENSOLDT's new South African business unit - News

February 03, 2021

SOUTH AFRICA. HENSOLDT South Africa announced that it has launched its new radar business after acquiring the Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Defense & Security business units of Tellumat at the end of 2020. Together, with the company’s existing radar and other capabilities, these business lines are integrated to form the Radar Business Unit of HENSOLDT South Africa.

Cyber

milCloud 2.0 uses machine learning and cyber sensing to speed innovation - News

February 02, 2021

RESTON, Va. General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics, announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) through the milCloud 2.0 contract, providing Department of Defense (DoD) mission partners access to an expanded portfolio of secure cloud services. 

Cyber

DevSecOps capabilities and cyber tools for USAF supported under NGC contract - News

February 02, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as one of multiple companies competing for task orders under the five year Software Development Security Operations (DevSecOps) Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) contract.

A.I.

Machine learning-based system to improve data sharing for DARPA program - News

February 02, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development organization has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a scalable machine learning system designed to provide data anonymity to improve data sharing. The program, called Cooperative Secure Learning (CSL), has potential cybersecurity applications.
 

A.I.

Off-road software suite to enable autonomous Robotic Combat Vehicles - News

February 02, 2021

WARRENDALE, Pa. Neya Systems announced the contribution of a new capability to the U.S. ARMY's Robot Operating System (ROS)-M registry, a Robotic Technology Kernel (RTK) compatible off-road planning software suite.

A.I.

AI-powered counter drone system to be delivered to government customer - News

February 01, 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Citadel Defense has received a multi-million-dollar government contract for their Titan, an AI-powered, radiofrequency (RF) based counter drone system. 

Radar/EW

High-energy laser system in development with Rheinmetall and MBDA - News

February 01, 2021

GERMANY. Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has awarded a consortium, or ARGE, consisting of MBDA Deutschland GmbH and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH a contract to fabricate, integrate, and support testing of a laser weapon demonstrator in the maritime environment.

Comms

Leader radio program by Thales receives additional orders from U.S. Army - News

January 28, 2021

FRANCE. Thales has won its third delivery order from the U.S. Army to provide the AN/PRC-148D Improved Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio (IMBITR). Under the Army Leader Radio program and in support of Capability Set fielding’s into the Integrated Tactical Network (ITN), this latest award brings total IMBITR radio orders to more than 6,000.

Unmanned

Unmanned platform company UAV Factory acquired by AE Industrial Partners - News

January 28, 2021

BOCA RATON, Fla. AE Industrial Partners, LP (AEI), a private equity firm specializing in Aerospace, Defense, Government Services, Power Generation, and Specialty Industrial markets, announced that it has acquired UAV Factory, company specializing in the tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) technology markets.

Comms

Link 16 Next-Gen Tactical Data Links radio production increased by Viasat - News

January 27, 2021

CARLSBAD, Calif. Viasat Inc., a global communications company, announced it increased production run rates to over 200 Non-Developmental Item (NDI) Link 16 Next-Generation Tactical Data Links radios per month to meet current interest and pending orders from U.S. and international defense customers.

A.I.

AI-enabled image processing computer designed for SWaP-constrained applications - News

January 27, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Abaco Systems, Inc. announced the GVC1001, a graphics, vision, artificial intelligence (AI) and image processing computer. Using NVIDIA's latest AI and Deep Learning enabled NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier System on Module, Abaco aims to meet the demands and challenges of low size, weight, and power (SWaP) graphics, vision, AI, and sensor computing applications within ground vehicles, aviation, naval, and industrial platforms.

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