JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) Air Combat Command announced the finalizing of an agreement with the USAF "Kessel Run" software factory, under which the software unit will support the larger command in the areas of fighters, reconnaissance and command and control aircraft.
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center recently contracted for the delivery of new explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) base support unmanned robots for the Department of the Air Force enterprise.
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LONDON. Global spending on missiles and missile defense systems (MMDS) over the next decade will reach $52.3 billion, according to a new study from GlobalData, "Global Missiles and Missile Defense Systems Market to 2031."
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Radar threat trainer/simulator from Lockheed Martin gets $80.66 million contract addition from U.S. Air Force - NewsOctober 18, 2021
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas. Lockheed Martin 's Missiles and Fire Control unit has won a contract modification from the U.S. Air Force - worth $80.66 million -- to a previously awarded contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System – Variant 2 (ARTS-V2) Production Option Two.
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. U.S. Army soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division tested the Army’s next-generation assured positioning, navigation, and timing (APNT) equipment recently; the Mounted Assured Position Navigation and Timing (MAPS) system enables soldiers to maintain integrity of position and timing in GPS-contested environments.
LONDON. The global military market for electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) systems, valued at $9.2 billion in 2021, is expected to increase at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.43% to reach a value of $12.9 billion by 2031, according to a study by GlobalData, "Global Military Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR) Systems Market to 2031."
Teleoperated robotic system from Sarcos Defense wins additional testing contract from U.S. Navy - NewsOctober 12, 2021
SALT LAKE CITY. Sarcos Defense (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corp.) announced that the U.S. Navy has exercised a contractual option to expand testing, evaluation, and demonstrations of the Sarcos Guardian DX teleoperated dexterous robotic system, a defense-specific variation on the Sarcos Guardian XT mobile robotic system, to handle Navy-specific tasks.
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Radar platform provider Echodyne announced its new EchoShield line of midrange radars aimed at a wide variety of defense, government, and commercial use cases.
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Mission-critical communications company Invisio debuted its V-Series Gen II tactical communications platform at the AUSA trade show.
INVISIO’s Gen II platform sets a new standard for audio performance and hearing protection within the defense and public safety markets. The Artificial Intelligence-powered platform significantly improves life-preserving speech quality and intelligibility.
Radar for medium-range air and missile defense unveiled by Raytheon Missiles & Defense at AUSA - NewsOctober 11, 2021
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Raytheon Missiles & Defense (a Raytheon Technologies business) introduced GhostEye MR, a new medium-range AESA [active electronically scanned array] radar for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, or NASAMS, at the AUSA trade show.
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Kontron has announced that its newest integrated mission computing platform, the COBALT S1901, is now available for customer shipments and will be showcased at the AUSA show this week.
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Abaco Systems announced the DAGRX and SAYBRX small form factor (SFF) line replaceable unit (LRU) computers -- featuring Intel processors and flexible I/O in a small package -- at the AUSA show.
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. General Micro Systems (GMS) announced that it has joined The Open Group's Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) and Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) consortia.
AUSA ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION -- WASHINGTON, D.C. Abaco Systems announced the production release of five products designed to align to The Open Group's Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) technical standard. The newly released products, say Abaco Systems officials, align to the SOSA standard and support the stated goals of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for technology insertion, cost reduction, and faster time to deployment.
ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched an initiative called the Quantum-Inspired Classical Computing (QuICC) program, which seeks to leverage lessons learned from benchmarking quantum algorithms to develop QI [quantum-inspired] solvers for a range of complex U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) problems and demonstrate the feasibility of reducing the required computational energy by at least two orders of magnitude over existing techniques.
Herndon, Va. Satellite company HawkEye 360 has won a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to help the agency discover, characterize, and map activities that are found to emit energy in the radio frequency (RF) bands of the electromagnetic spectrum.
TAUNTON, Mass. The General Dynamics facility in southeastern Massachusetts hosted a mid-September gathering of leaders from the “Spartan Brigade,” 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and 3rd ID headquarters for a "distinguished visitors day" for the U.S. Army’s high-profile mobile network communication pilot effort -- known as ABCT On-the-Move, or OTM.
Military-aircraft segment of airborne countermeasures market to drive growth to 2026, study says - NewsSeptember 28, 2021
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The market for airborne countermeasures is forecast to grow from an estimated $11.6 billion in 2021 to $14.9 billion by 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2%, according to a new study from MarketsandMarkets, "Airborne Countermeasure System Market -- Global Forecast to 2026."
in terms of value during the forecasted period.