BAE Systems, Leonardo garner approval for interoperable aircraft-survivability collab - NewsFebruary 15, 2023
NASHUA, NH. BAE Systems and Leonardo UK received the green light from the U.S. government to develop an interoperable aircraft-survivability tool suite -- consisting of the BAE Systems AN/AAR-57 common missile warning system (CMWS) and the Leonardo Miysis directed infrared countermeasure (DIRCM) system -- that is aimed at vastly enhancing combat aircraft survivability against advanced threats.
GMS launches SOSA aligned SBC, OpenVPX chassis at WEST 2023 show - NewsFebruary 15, 2023
WEST 2023 CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION -- SAN DIEGO. General Micro Systems (GMS -- Rancho Cucamonga, California) introduced several products intended for battlefield use at the WEST 2023 trade show this week in San Diego.
Military-vehicle vision systems contract garners OSS a $1.3 million Army nod - NewsFebruary 14, 2023
WEST 2023 CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION -- SAN DIEGO. One Stop Systems (OSS -- Escondido, California) has won an order from the U.S. Army worth $1.3 million for the design, development, and prototyping of a ruggedized compute visualization system for use on Army ground vehicles to boost visualization and safety for the operators, with the opportunity to add artificial intelligence (AI) features in the future.
Tactical NAS storage solution from Phoenix International Systems debuts at WEST 2023 - NewsFebruary 14, 2023
WEST 2023 CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION -- SAN DIEGO. Phoenix International Systems (Orange, California) announces the debut of its RPC16 rugged network attached storage (NAS) server at this week's AFCEA/USNI West 2023 Conference and Exposition.
U.S. Navy taps CAES to support SEWIP Block 2 EW program - NewsFebruary 13, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. CAES has won a contract with the U.S. Navy -- with a reported value of as much as $38.5 million over five years -- to supply spares, engineering services, and repairs on antenna-array panel assemblies to continue to support the SEWIP Block 2 program.
JPALS navigation system to go to Japan maritime force, Raytheon announces - NewsFebruary 13, 2023
FULLERTON, Calif. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (a business segment of Raytheon Technologies) won a foreign military sales (FMS) contract with the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Traffic Management Systems Program Office to deliver the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
Soldier-systems equipment market to reach $12.8 billion by 2027, research predicts - NewsFebruary 10, 2023
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The soldier-system market is predicted to grow from $10.4 billion in 2022 to $12.8 billion by 2027, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% during the study period, according to a report from MarketsandMarkets, "Soldier Systems Market."
MOSA modules to support U.S. Navy IFF radar - NewsFebruary 08, 2023
ASHBURN, Va. Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division announced that it won a contract with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division -- a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract worth more than $8.7 million -- to supply its Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA)-based single-board computer (SBC) technology in support of the AN/UPX-24(V) identification friend or foe (IFF) radar system processor sets.
U.S. Army avionics, signals will get support from Keysight Technologies gear - NewsFebruary 07, 2023
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Keysight Technologies finalized a five-year contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command (Redstone Arsenal, Alabama) -- worth $28.6 million -- under which Keysight will design and build the CM-523/U battery-operated handheld spectrum analyzer.
USAF inks $287 million contract with Curtiss-Wright for flight-test instrumentation - NewsFebruary 06, 2023
EDWARDS, Calif. Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) – Air Force Test Center (AFTC) has entered into a 10-year, $287 million firm-fixed-price indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract with Curtiss-Wright under which Curtiss-Wright will provide its High Speed Data Acquisition System (HSDAS) aerospace instrumentation technology to support AFTC flight test programs.
U.S. Army SIGINT and EW systems nab $482 million contract for General Dynamics - NewsFebruary 06, 2023
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. General Dynamics Mission Systems has signed a contract worth $481.6 million to help the U.S. Army maintain a signals-intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic-warfare (EW) system for military ground vehicles.
Advanced SiP assemblies from CAES will continue on USAF wideband radio - NewsJanuary 31, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. Mission-critical RF company CAES won a spot to continue contributing to the U.S. Air Force on the Extremely Wideband Radio Frequency Spectrum Operations (EWO) system.
GPS-alternative satellite delivered to AFRL for testing - NewsJanuary 30, 2023
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. L3Harris Technologies recently delivered the Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) space vehicle -- a satellite billed as an alternative to GPS -- to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) integration and test facility at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
GPS antennas using M-Code garners CAES contract with Northrop Grumman - NewsJanuary 26, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. RF electronics maker CAES announced it won a contract from Northrop Grumman valued at more than $24 million to provide M-Code GPS antennas to support precision guidance kits (PGK).
Sensors for Eurodrone pods to be made by Hensoldt - NewsJanuary 24, 2023
TAUFKIRCHEN, Germany. Sensors maker Hensoldt has signed an agreement to develop sensor equipment that can be integrated into a pod to give the recently commissioned Eurodrone a signals-intelligence (SIGINT) capability.
Cybersecurity contract worth $248 million signed between CACI, NSA - NewsJanuary 24, 2023
RESTON, Va. Engineering firm CACI International won a single-award prime contract worth potentially $284 million with the National Security Agency (NSA) to provide mission expertise and systems engineering support for NSA’s Cybersecurity Directorate.
Unmanned systems trial leveraging AI tech completed by U.S. Navy - NewsJanuary 17, 2023
ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Navy 5th Fleet reported a successful conclusion to its Digital Horizon exercise, a three-week event held during December 2022 that tested unmanned and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for possible use in maritime operations.
SOSA aligned chassis managers debuted by Annapolis Micro Systems - NewsJanuary 16, 2023
ANNAPOLIS, Md. Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) equipment supplier Annapolis Micro Systems announced the addition of new 3U VPX ATR [air transport rack] and 19-inch rackmount chassis to its WILD100 family of chassis, backplanes, and chassis managers.
U.S. Navy signs tactical-networking contract for ships with SAIC - NewsJanuary 13, 2023
RESTON, Va. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) won a contract with the U.S. Navy worth $349 million to continue support for the Navy's In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) functions for Afloat and Ashore Tactical Networks (TACNET).
Quantum-computing agreement signed between NRL, AFRL - NewsJanuary 12, 2023
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the14 Naval Warfare Centers signed a memorandum of understanding with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate in the area of quantum computing in order to exchange technical expertise collaborate on projects that will create useful quantum computing capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).