Military Embedded Systems

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Military Embedded Systems

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Cyber

New technologies, Industry 4.0 the focus of USAF contract with cybersecurity firm Corsha - News

July 18, 2024

WASHINGTON. Cybersecurity firm Corsha won an SBIR [Small Business Innovation Research] Phase III contract with the United States Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) as part of an effort to enhance the introduction of new technologies into operational technology (OT) networks propelling the Air Force into "Industry 4.0."

Radar/EW

U.S. Navy missile integrates with LTAMDS and IBCS during exercises - News

July 18, 2024

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii. Raytheon reports that it demonstrated -- during the recent Valiant Shield 24 exercises in the Pacific -- a simulated complex missile engagement using the U.S. Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) and Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS), launching the U.S. Navy's long-range effector, Standard Missile-6 (SM-6).

Cyber

wolfSSL earns first SP800-140Br1-compliant FIPS 140-3 Validation Certificate - News

July 17, 2024

EDMONDS, Wash. Network security/cryptography provider wolfSSL announced that it secured the world's first SP800 140Br1-compliant FIPS 140-3 Validation Certificate #4718 for wolfSSL's wolfCrypt module.

Cyber

Counter-IT contract for DoD won by KBR, worth as much as $52 million - News

July 15, 2024

HOUSTON, Texas. Engineering and technology solution provider KBR won a task order/contract worth an estimated $52 million supporting the Counter Improvised Threat Systems Test and Evaluation for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Quick Reaction Capability Office (QRCO).

Unmanned

Autonomous project for USMC rotorcraft gets underway - News

July 12, 2024

PITTSBURGH, Pa. Autonomous mobility provider Near Earth Autonomy won a spot leading one of the teams assembled by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to demonstrate optimized logistics using rotorcraft for the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Aerial Logistics Connector (ALC) program. 

Cyber

Cybersecurity tool for supply-chain software gets USAF small-business contract - News

July 12, 2024

SARATOGA and SANTA CLARA, Calif. Supply-chain security provider Lineaje announced that the U.S. Air Force chose its SBOM360 supply-chain software tool for a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase 1 contract. 

Radar/EW

Radar replacement project for Army nets SRC Inc. $25 million contract - News

July 12, 2024

SYRACUSE, NY. Defense R&D company SRC Inc. won a $25 million contract with the U.S. Army to develop the Long-Range Radar, a large instrumentation radar that will be used for range safety, research, development, test, and evaluation of systems on Army test ranges.

Comms

Software-defined radio from BAE Systems gets $111 million contract from ROK - News

July 10, 2024

FORT WAYNE, Ind. BAE Systems won several contracts -- totaling $111 million -- to provide the SATURN [Second-generation, Anti-jam, Tactical, Ultra-high Frequency Radio for NATO] waveform to the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Radar/EW

Battlefield simulation and analysis tool from Raytheon to get U.S. Army tryout - News

July 10, 2024

ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon won a contract from the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) Futures and Concepts Center (FCC) to trial the use of its RCADE [Rapid Campaign Analysis and Demonstration Environment] tool, which aims to conduct sophisticated, timely theater-level concept experimentation and mission analysis for the connected battlefield.

Comms

Rad-hard FPGA contract for DoD enters third phase - News

July 08, 2024

SAN JOSE, Calif. Embedded FPGA [field-programmable gate array] developer QuickLogic Corp. won a contract worth $5.26 million to continue the development and demonstration of a strategic radiation-hardened (rad-hard), high reliability FPGA technology intended to support current and future U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) strategic and space system requirements.

Radar/EW

EW platform for dismounted use nabs $100 million U.S. Army contract - News

July 02, 2024

ROCHESTER, N.Y. Mastodon Design, a CACI International company, won a contract worth approximately $100 million to produce a manpack version of the U.S. Army’s Terrestrial Layer System-Brigade Combat Team (TLS-BCT) electronic warfare (EW) platform.

Comms

Satellite cluster now operational, enabling data collection to meet mounting global demand - News

July 02, 2024

HERNDON, Va. Space-based RF data and analytics firm HawkEye 360 reported that its Cluster 8 satellites have entered initial operating status and are now providing enhanced revisit rates and expanded data coverage over the world’s most populous regions.

Radar/EW

Hypersonic missile test gathers data on end-to-end performance of new weapons - News

July 01, 2024

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii. The U.S. Navy and U.S. Army performed an end-to-end flight test of a hypersonic missile from the Pacific Missile Range Facility as the serivces sought to collect data on the end-to-end performance of the Conventional Prompt Strike and Long Range Hypersonic Weapon All Up Round.

Unmanned

Rugged optical interconnect conforming to VITA 66 introduced by TE Connectivity - News

June 28, 2024

HARRISBURG, Pa. TE Connectivity is expanding its line of VITA 66 optical backplane interconnects with the new VITA 66.5 Style D optical modules, which it describes as high-density modules that enable a rugged, blind-mate optical interconnect solution for defense, marine, and aerospace applications including avionics, secure communications, radar, and imaging systems.

Cyber

DoD unveils IT integration, interoperability strategy - News

June 26, 2024

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released its plans to drive interoperability and integration in information technology (IT) across the department, with a new blueprint called "Fulcrum: DOD Information Technology Advancement Strategy" that emphasizes an IT approach that ensures future capabilities align with warfighter needs. 

Comms

Mission-critical comms software partnership accord signed via AFRL program - News

June 24, 2024

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) reports that a partnership under its Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase II (SBIR Phase II) program completed its $1.25 million contract to deliver innovative software to enhance transmission of mission-critical intelligence to the edge and support next-generation communcations technology.

Cyber

H4D teams from five universities chosen for accelerator program to solve national-security problems - News

June 21, 2024

PALO ALTO, Calif. The efforts of university students involved in the Hacking for Defense (H4D) program will continue this summer with the help of the H4XLabs enterprise accelerator; students involved in H4D work on solving national security-problems related to challenges such as unmanned aircraft systems, autonomous space operations, and efficient use of satellites. 

From The Editor

GIVING BACK: Task Force Dagger Special Operations Foundation - Story

June 20, 2024

Each issue, the editorial staff of Military Embedded Systems will highlight a different organization that benefits the military, veterans, and their families. We are honored to cover the technology that protects those who protect us every day.

A.I.

TECHNOLOGY UPDATE: U.S. military trialing AI tools for more than battlefield advantage - Story

June 20, 2024

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the military is getting a lot of press these days, and indications are that the buzz around it will only increase.

A.I.

AI-enabled UAS sensor package from MatrixSpace wins $1.25 million AFWERX contract - News

June 19, 2024

BURLINGTON, Mass. Artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled sensing company MatrixSpace won a $1.25 million contract from AFWERX to develop a prototype low size, weight, power, and cost (SWaP-C) multifunction, multiband antenna payload based on the MatrixSpace radar hardware platform.

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