Cyber task order worth $618 million for U.S. intelligence community garnered by Parsons Corporation - NewsMay 05, 2021
CENTREVILLE, Va. Cybersecurity and intelligence engineering firm Parsons won a contract worth $618 million with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for professional services that advance the intelligence community’s global cyber and intelligence technologies for C5ISR [command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance], exercise, operations, and information services (CEOIS).
SAN FRANCISCO. Medical-focused virtual reality (VR) company SimX -- in a continuation of its partnership with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and U.S. Space Force -- won four new contracts totaling more than $1.5 million to develop innovative training solutions for special operations forces.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Radiation Test Solutions (RTS) -- a company providing radiation-effects analysis and testing services for electronics and other materials -- has agreed to acquire Radtest Ltd., based in Harwell, England.
WILMINGTON, Mass. Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has won a BAE Systems Partner 2 Win Supplier of the Year Award, being named "Original Component Manufacturer of the Year for exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success in 2020 for BAE Systems, Inc.’s Electronic Systems sector," according to the ADI award announcement.
AMSTERDAM. The global market for naval sensors -- which had a market value of roughly $5 billion as of 2020 -- is expected to increase at a 5% combined annual growth rate (CAGR) until at least 2029, according to a new market study from Market Forecast, "Global Naval Sensors -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029."
PALO ALTO, Calif. Industrial security company Xage Security has won a contract with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to digitize and secure flightline maintenance operations.
LONDON. The future battlefield looks like an artificial-intelligence (AI)-assisted one, where human and machine work together, with AI conducting specific tasks more effectively than a person ever could, according to a new study from GlobalData, "Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Aerospace and Defense – Thematic Research."
CHANTILLY, Va. Intelligence and cyber engineering firm Centauri LLC has won an $11.1 million contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop algorithms and collection techniques to enable synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors to detect, locate, and view ground-based targets as part of the Moving Target Recognition (MTR) project.
Defense spending related to quantum computing would get boost under two proposed Senate bills - NewsApril 21, 2021
WASHINGTON. Two U.S. senators -- Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., and John Thune, R-S.D. -- have sponsored legislation that seeks to direct additional funding to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for the further development of quantum computers used in national defense and security.
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has released requests for prototype proposals for Risk-Informed Spectrum Access (RISA) and Multiband Control Channel Architecture (MICCA) requirements under a potential five-year, $2.5 billion other transaction agreement (OTA) with the National Spectrum Consortium (NSC).
LONDON. The unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) market will experience decremental growth of $1.08 billion during 2021-2025, with the growth momentum of that market decelerating at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.16%, according to a new study from Technavio, "Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) Market by Type and Geography -- Forecast and Analysis 2021-2025."
WIESBADEN, Germany. U.S. Army Europe and Africa will add two new units in the coming months and retain three sites previously scheduled to be returned to the German government, due to growing operational requirements in Europe, according to an annoucement by the U.S. Army.
Radar, EW, SATCOM applications potential uses for new mixed-signal front-end digitizer from Analog Devices - NewsApril 13, 2021
WILMINGTON, Mass. Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) has launched a 16-channel, mixed-signal front-end (MxFE) digitizer aimed at use in such defense and aerospace applications as phased array-radar, electronic warfare (EW), and ground-based satellite communications (SATCOM).
Hydrogen-fueled engine for Delta IV Heavy Launch Vehicle passes final hot-fire acceptance test - NewsApril 12, 2021
NASA -- STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. The powerful hydrogen-fueled rocket engine built by Aerojet Rocketdyne, the RS-68A, completed its final hot-fire acceptance test in preparation for its use on the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle.
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The market for airborne optronics -- optical and vision equipment used by armed forces and security personnel for monitoring, identification, and classification purposes -- is projected to grow from $1.4 billion in 2020 to $2.5 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 12.7% during the study period, according to a new study by MarketsandMarkets, "Airborne Optronics Market by End Use, System, Technology (Hyperspectral, Multispectral), Application (Commercial, Military, Space), Aircraft Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Wing, Urban Air Mobility, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and Region - Forecast to 2025."
DUBLIN. The global use of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in the defense arena, valued at $39.22 billion in 2018, is projected to grow at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.04% to reach $61 billion by 2027, according to a study by Research and Markets, "Global Artificial Intelligence & Robotics for Defense, Market & Technology Forecast to 2027."
LEWISVILLE, Texas. MilesTek (an Infinite Electronics brand) announces the launch of a line of ruggedized USB 3.0 cables that are aimed at use in military, government, and industrial connectivity applications.
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. The U.S. Air Force's Theater Battle Control Division, headquartered at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Massachusetts, awarded an $8.4 million integration contract to Lockheed Martin March 26 as part of the Air Force's Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar Rapid Prototyping program.
Program officials said the main intent of the integration effort is to develop, test and field interfaces allowing the radar system to transmit data to other command and control nodes.
COTS open-architecture modules from Curtiss-Wright will upgrade F-22 avionics, mission-processing systems - NewsApril 07, 2021
DAVIDSON, N.C. Curtiss-Wright Corp. announced that it has won a contract with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics (a Lockheed Martin company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas) to supply its rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) processor module technology to upgrade the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor tactical fighter aircraft.
WILMINGTON, Mass. Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) will collaborate with satellite and geointelligence firm MDA (Brampton, Ontario) to deliver the beamforming integrated circuit (BFIC) to be used in MDA’s sophisticated phased-array antenna for the Telesat Lightspeed low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation.