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Radar/EW

Radiation-tolerant data recorders from Mercury Systems will head to International Space Station in 2022 - News

March 05, 2021

ANDOVER, Mass. Solid-state data recorders (SSDRs) built by Mercury Systems will fly to the International Space Station in 2022, after selection by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to provide for NASA’s Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation (EMIT) science mission.

Unmanned

Autonomous surface ship concept from DARPA will get L3 Harris design - News

March 04, 2021

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies has been chosen to design an autonomous surface ship concept for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as the agency seeks to demonstrate the reliability and feasibility of an unmanned ship conducting lengthy missions.

Comms

U.S. Navy awards Akima contract worth a potential $113.8 million for ISR, cyber services - News

March 02, 2021

HERNDON, Va. Federal contractor Akima announced that its Aperture subsidiary won a contract to support the Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic’s Command Wide 8(a) Programmatic Engineering Logistics Support Incubator program. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract runs over five years and if all options are exercised could have a total value of $113.8 million.

Radar/EW

EW from BAE Systems for U.S. Air Force F-15s begin low-rate initial production - News

March 02, 2021

NASHUA, N.H. BAE Systems has received a $58 million contract from Boeing to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) -- an electronic warfare (EW) and countermeasures system -- for the U.S. Air Force. 

Comms

Senseeker Engineering acquires cryogenic test equipment manufacturer SE-IR Corp. - News

March 02, 2021

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Senseeker Engineering, a company that designs and makes digital infrared image-sensing technology, has completed the acquisition of SE-IR Corporation, a maker of cryogenic test equipment and electronics.

Avionics

Military-simulator systems market will be driven by spending in emerging economies, study says - News

March 01, 2021

LONDON. Market demand for military-simulator systems is anticipated to be driven by high levels of expenditure by emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region, including India and China, according to a new study by GlobalData, "The Global Military Simulator Systems Market to 2030." 

Avionics

CAE to acquire L3 Harris Military Training business for $1.05 billion - News

March 01, 2021

MONTREAL. Training and technology company CAE will acquire the L3Harris Military Training business for $1.05 billion, subject to customary adjustments.

Unmanned

Growth in military ISR technologies driven primarily by rising demand for UASs, study shows - News

February 25, 2021

LONDON. The major growth driver for the global military airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) technologies industry has been the rising demand for military drones or unmanned aerial systems (UASs), according to a new study by Visiongain, "Military Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Technologies Market Report 2021-2031."

Cyber

Defense Electronics Consortium launches with U.S. DoD award - News

February 22, 2021

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. Research and development firm Advanced Technology International (ATI) and the U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics (UPSAE) have created what they call the Defense Electronics Consortium (DEC), an alliance between leading industry and academia experts in the U.S. with the mission of helping the government identify challenges, needs, and opportunities in defense electronics. 

Avionics

EW contract for Defense Logistics Agency will contain RTOS from Green Hills Software - News

February 19, 2021

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Green Hills Software announced that its INTEGRITY-178 tuMP real-time operating system (RTOS) will be used in Terma North America's (Arlington, Virginia) next-generation family of electronic warfare (EW)  controllers [the AN/ALQ-213(v5)] as part of Terma's recent $306 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)--Aviation (Warner Robins, Georgia).  

Cyber

Adacore acquires Componolit in move to broaden cybersecurity range - News

February 17, 2021

NEW YORK. Software development and verification-tool maker AdaCore announced that it acquired Componolit (Dresden, Germany), effective February 1, 2021.

Avionics

Avionics and comms from L3Harris play role in NASA's imminent Perseverance Rover mission - News

February 17, 2021

MELBOURNE, Fla. Avionics and communications technologies from L3Harris Technologies are poised to enable critical links that will connect NASA's Perseverance Rover -- scheduled to land on Mars tomorrow, February 18, 2021 -- when it lands on the Red Planet and throughout its 10-year life expectancy.

Comms

Military GPS contract worth $247 million reported by BAE Systems - News

February 17, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. BAE Systems' military GPS business unit has begun work on a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and next-generation semiconductor. 

Cyber

Cyber contract worth $95 million signed by Air Force security org with Scientific Research Corp. - News

February 15, 2021

ATLANTA. Scientific Research Corp. has won a $95 million contract with the 16th Air Force organization to support both command-and-control and service cryptologic element roles. 

Radar/EW

Spectrum-sensing battlefield-safety projects launched by U.S. Army - News

February 12, 2021

U.S. ARMY FACILITY -- ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The U.S. Army is working on improving situational awareness of the electromagnetic battlefield, embarking on projects that aim to develop spectrum-sensing capabilities that will give soldiers enhanced awareness of their own radio emissions.

Comms

Battlefield-management systems market to reach $11.8 billion by 2025, study says - News

February 12, 2021

NORTHBROOK, Ill. The global market for battlefield-management systems market is projected to grow from $9.5 billion in 2020 to $11.8 billion by 2025, a combined annual growth rate of 4.3% over the study period, according to new market research from MarketsandMarkets, "Battlefield Management Systems Market -- Global Forecast to 2025."

Unmanned

Radioisotope power systems for deep-space missions ordered from Aerojet Rocketdyne - News

February 12, 2021

LOS ANGELES. Aerojet Rocketdyne recently received a contract award to deliver up to two multi-mission radioisotope thermoelectric generators (MMRTG) -- radioisotope power systems that have been used as reliable electrical power sources on multiple deep-space missions -- to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for use in future planetary science missions.

Unmanned

Amphibious combat vehicle from BAE Systems gets $184 million add-on contract from U.S. Navy - News

February 11, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. BAE Systems has signed a contract option worth $184 million with the U.S. Marine Corps to provide more amphibious combat vehicles (ACV) under full-rate production.

Radar/EW

EW market will be driven by shift to multilayered defense systems, study says - News

February 09, 2021

DUBLIN. The global electronic warfare (EW) market is projected to grow from $17.0 billion in 2020 to $20.9 billion by 2025, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.2%, according to a new market study from MarketsandMarkets, "The Electronic Warfare Market -- Global Forecast to 2025." 

Unmanned

UAV program that can launch air-to-air weapons progresses at DARPA - News

February 08, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded several contracts under its LongShot program, which is aimed at development of an air-launched unmanned air vehicle (UAV) that can deploy multiple air-to-air weapons.

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