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A.I.

AI-enabled swarm technology to gain traction for military use, study predicts - News

May 23, 2022

AMSTERDAM. Swarm technology -- groups of uncrewed aerial systems (UASs) leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) that employ algorithms to augment the overall functioning of the system or group in real time-- is increasingly finding uses in military applications, according to a study by Market Forecast, "Swarm Technology -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."

Radar/EW

Global market for targeting pods to reach $6.02 billion by 2027, study says - News

May 23, 2022

LONDON. The global market for targeting pods -- valued at $3.87 billion in 2020 -- is expected to reach $6.02 billion by 2027, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% CAGR, according to a recent study by Brandessence Market Research & Consulting, "Global Targeting Pods Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2021-2027."

Avionics

SOSA aligned, DAL-certifiable mission computer launched by Mercury - News

May 23, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems announced its new Avionics Modular Mission Platform (AMMP), what it calls the industry's first and only SOSA aligned, DAL-certifiable, 3U OpenVPX mission computer that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous capabilities. 

A.I.

AI, collaborative sensing platform from Sarcos Defense under test with AFRL - News

May 19, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY.  Sarcos Defense has won a new contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop a collaborative sensing platform for the detection, tracking, and classification of time-critical objects in dynamic adversarial environments to benefit the Department of Defense (DoD).

Unmanned

Countermeasure sensor suite for UAS tested by U.S. Navy - News

May 19, 2022

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. The U.S. Navy is developing a new mine countermeasure (MCM) sensor suite for the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopter that will enable the unmanned aerial system (UAS) to find and localize mines and obstacles on land and at sea.

Radar/EW

Vicor opens new 90,000 sq. ft. fabrication facility in Andover, Massachusetts - News

May 18, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass. High-performance power module maker Vicor held an official opening and ribbon-cutting on May 18 for its new 90,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Andover, Massachusetts.  

Radar/EW

Micross Components acquires PAAL Technologies, expands hi-rel components offerings - News

May 18, 2022

MELVILLE, N.Y. High-reliability microelectronics provider Micross Components has announced that it acquired PAAL Technologies (Sunrise, Florida), in a deal that Micross officials say will expand the company's high-rel portfolio. 

Comms

NASA experiment using CubeSats takes delivery of space-ready SBCs - News

May 17, 2022

NASA JET PROPULSION LABORATORY--PASADENA, Calif. Rad-hard board maker Space Micro (San Diego, California, a Voyager Space company) delivered seven flight-level single-board computers (SBCs) to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to be used for NASA's Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE). 

Radar/EW

High-energy laser weapon tested at White Sands Missile Range by industry team - News

May 16, 2022

LAS CRUCES, N.M. A team led by Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) and KBR subsidiary Kord recently held four weeks of continuous live-fire exercises at White Sands Missile Range as part of operational assessments of the 50 kW-class high-energy laser weapon. 

Unmanned

Counter-UAS, air defense equipment order garners Liteye Systems $12.1 million DoD contract - News

May 16, 2022

CENTENNIAL, Colo. Liteye Systems has won a $12.1 million multiyear contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to provide the Defense department with its entire portfolio of integrated multidomain, multimission air base surface and ground defense systems, including counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) solutions.

Radar/EW

Military ISR market to be driven by global investments in advanced aviation, study predicts - News

May 16, 2022

LONDON. The global market for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) equipment used for military purposes will be driven over the next decade by increased investments in countries' air and missile-defense capabilities plus an increase in terrorist activities around the globe. according to a new study from Visiongain, "Military Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Technologies Market Report 2022-2032."

Comms

Deep-space exploration, technology market will benefit from government/private cooperation, study finds - News

May 13, 2022

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada. The global market for deep-space exploration and technology is expected to total $630.23 billion in 2028, registering a combined annual growth rate between 2022 and the end of the study period, according to a recent report from Emergen Research, "Deep Space Exploration and Technology Market By Technology Mode (Rockets, Landers, Robots, Satellites, Orbiters), By Application, By Subsystem, By Mission Type, By End Use, By Region Forecast to 2028."

Avionics

Helmet-mounted displays for F-16 pilots garner contract win for Thales - News

May 12, 2022

PARIS. Defense and aerospace contractor Thales has received an initial order to supply U.S. Air National Guard F-16 pilots with Scorpion helmet-mounted displays (HMD), under an agreement that will subsequently make the system available to NATO forces.

Radar/EW

Open-architecture ground system used by USAF subject of new contract with Raytheon Intelligence & Space - News

May 12, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S) has won a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract to continue geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) system mission support and training for the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) and Air National Guard locations around the world.  

Unmanned

Large unmanned undersea vehicle gets first water trial for U.S. Navy - News

May 11, 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. The U.S. Navy recently conducted the initial in-water test of the Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) Test Asset System off Huntington Beach, California. 

Radar/EW

C5ISR capabilities for joint services to get boost from new displays - News

May 10, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. IT provider Crown Point Systems has garnered a contract worth $33.27 million to supply the joint U.S. services with as many as 4,465 LED displays for audiovisual (AV) equipment. 

Comms

Combat comms system jointly tested by DoD, Northrop Grumman - News

May 10, 2022

YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA, Ariz. Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) report that they recently jointly tested a universal messaging standard for Joint-All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) communications during the “Purple Guardian” field demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. 

Avionics

Avionics for special ops wins Sierra Nevada a $34 million contract mod with U.S. Air Force - News

May 09, 2022

SPARKS, Nev. Sierra Nevada has won a $34 million contract modification from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to outfit special operations versions of the Lockheed Martin C-130J four-engine aircraft with mission-critical secure data communications avionics systems. 

Cyber

Cybersecurity contract for EU garnered by Leonardo and partner - News

May 09, 2022

ROME. Defense and security firm Leonardo has won a five-year contract to provide cybersecurity services for IT infrastructure and offices at eu-LISA, the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems. 

Unmanned

Counter-UAS kits from BlueHalo ordered by U.S. Army for $4 million - News

May 06, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Space and unmanned-vehicle engineering firm BlueHalo has won a $4 million contract from the U.S. Army to purchase its Titan counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS). 

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