GIVING BACK: Our Military Kids - BlogJune 22, 2022
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Qorvo shows power solutions at IMS 2022 - NewsJune 22, 2022
INTERNATIONAL MICROWAVE SYMPOSIUM--IMS 2022, DENVER. Qorvo is showing new power amplifiers for radar systems at this week's IMS 2022 in Denver.
NI demonstrates new critical RF measurement technique with wireless LAN signals at IMS - NewsJune 22, 2022
INTERNATIONAL MICROWAVE SYMPOSIUM--IMS 2022, DENVER. NI is demonstrating a new fast convergence cross-correlation measurement technique to provide superior error vector magnitude (EVM) performance with wireless local area network (WLAN) signals at this week's IMS in Denver.
Radar, EW parts from MACOM launched at IMS 2022 - NewsJune 21, 2022
INTERNATIONAL MICROWAVE SYMPOSIUM--IMS 2022, DENVER. Semiconductor company MACOM Technology Solutions debuted its expanded power-amplifier portfolio at IMS 2022, showing the MAPC-A1605 7.0-kW power amplifier and associated products that are aimed at use in high-power/high-voltage defense applications, including radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems.
Leonardo DRS and RADA announce merger agreement - NewsJune 21, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. and NETANYA, Israel. Leonardo DRS and RADA Electronic Industries announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge and become a combined public company.
Army inks $84.5 million engineering contract for FVL program - NewsJune 21, 2022
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. IT engineering firm SMX has won a contract with the U.S. Army related to the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program -- the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program services contract -- valued at $84.5 million over five years to provide engineering, logistics, and acquisition/strategic planning services to U.S. Army ASA(ALT)/PEO Aviation.
Naval surveillance radar market to reach $6.46 billion by 2028, study predicts - NewsJune 21, 2022
NEW YORK. The global market for naval surveillance radar, totaling $4.24 billion in 2022, is expected to reach $6.46 billion by 2028, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2%, according to a market study from The Insight Partners, "Naval System Surveillance Radar Market Forecast to 2028."
Rad-hard transistors for space use developed by industry-education team - NewsJune 20, 2022
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. Engineering firm Intellectual Property Developers has introduced, together with a team from Auburn University, technology that uses zinc oxide thin-film transistors for use in radiation-hardened electronics applications in space, nuclear power facilities, high-altitude aviation, and other radiation-heavy environments.
Cross-domain network demonstrates tactical-edge sensing, processing - NewsJune 20, 2022
U.S. ARMY -- DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah. Collins Aerospace recently demonstrated a unified network that the company says achieved the range and scale required to support the Army modernization and JADC2 [Joint All Domain Command and Control] initiatives for joint and coalition forces. The demonstration was conducted as part of the recent Experimental Demonstration Gateway Exercise 2022 (EDGE 22).
Rad-hard electronics for space to reach $4.76 billion by 2032, study says - NewsJune 17, 2022
DUBLIN. The global market for radiation-hardened (rad-hard) electronics for space applications, which totaled $2.35 million in 2021, is estimated to reach $4,.76 billion in 2032, according to a new study from Research and Markets, "The Radiation-Hardened Electronics for Space Application Market."
UAS contract with Marine Corps garners AeroVironment $6.2 million - NewsJune 17, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. Unmanned-systems company AeroVironment announced that it won a $6.2 million firm-fixed-price contract award from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) to supply its Puma 3 AE small unmanned aerial system (SUAS) plus spares.
Mission computers on A-10 USAF fleet to be replaced in modernization effort - NewsJune 16, 2022
MARLBORO, Mass. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S -- a Raytheon Technologies business) obtained a $46.2 million firm-fixed-price Project-Level Agreement under the SOSSEC Consortium’s AFLCMC Consortium Initiative OTA from the U.S. Air Force to replace the A-10C Thunderbolt II mission computer with the RI&S Common Open Secure Mission Computer (COSMC), which is a modernized processing system for combat systems aimed at enhancing air dominance and improving sustainability.
Communications demo for U.S. Army showcases Raytheon BLOS troposcatter technology - NewsJune 15, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S -- a business unit of Raytheon Technologies) reports that it has conducted successful demonstrations of a next-generation, transportable, beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) troposcatter communications system for the U.S. Army that showed high bandwidth, high stability communication links.
Machine-learning tools supplied to U.S. Navy by Charles River Analytics - NewsJune 14, 2022
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Engineering firm Charles River Analytics reports that its engineers are developing technology it calls DATEM [Distributed Analysis Tool for Enterprise Monitoring] for the U.S. Navy that uses innovative machine-learning (ML) technology to monitor and analyze data about the health and status of a critical system, and then communicates the results in a human-understandable form and recommends corrective action.
Missile-seeker tech from BAE Systems gets additional contract for LRASM - NewsJune 14, 2022
NASHUA, N.H. BAE Systems has won a $38 million contract from Lockheed Martin to supply additional guidance systems for Lockheed Martin’s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program.
Advanced data-transfer agreement with NAVAIR garners Mercury as much as $50 million - NewsJune 09, 2022
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems has garnered a three-year basic ordering agreement (BOA) worth as much as $50 million from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for engineering services and products relating to Mercury’s Advanced Data Transfer System (ADTS), aimed at deployment across multiple rotary-wing and tilt-rotor platforms.
Cyber testing on EW, services integration on airborne platform completed - NewsJune 09, 2022
SAN DIEGO. Electronic warfare (EW) cyberspace company Boldend reports that it recently successfully tested its cyber capabilities together with MAG Aerospace's engineering and operational solutions on an airborne platform.
Optical inter-satellite links demoed by SEAKR Engineering and DARPA - NewsJune 08, 2022
CENTENNIAL, Colo. Aerospace manufacturer SEAKR Engineering announced that it has successfully demonstrated optical inter-satellite links between two satellites operated by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
CubeSats from Navy Research Lab, U.K. defense ministry collab to conduct radiation experiments - NewsJune 07, 2022
WASHINGTON. A joint experiment between the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the U.K. Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is preparing to launch into space to measure Earth’s ionosphere and particle radiation environment as part of the Coordinated Ionospheric Reconstruction CubeSat Experiment (CIRCE) mission.
Autonomous challenge sponsored by Boeing and NATO highlights innovation in unmanned systems - NewsJune 07, 2022
VALKENBURG, Netherlands. The joint Boeing -- NATO PROJECT X innovation challenge -- a three-month-long innovation challenge aimed at generating new ideas for autonomous systems to reach inaccessible locations and improve situational awareness -- enabled teams from universities in the Netherlands to propose and test new approaches and technologies.