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Comms

Combat comms system jointly tested by DoD, Northrop Grumman - News

May 10, 2022

YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA, Ariz. Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) report that they recently jointly tested a universal messaging standard for Joint-All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) communications during the “Purple Guardian” field demonstration at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. 

Avionics

Avionics for Special Operations wins Sierra Nevada a $34 million contract mod with U.S. Air Force - News

May 09, 2022

SPARKS, Nev. Sierra Nevada has won a $34 million contract modification from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center to outfit Special Operations versions of the Lockheed Martin C-130J four-engine aircraft with mission-critical secure data communications avionics systems. 

Cyber

Cybersecurity contract for EU garnered by Leonardo and partner - News

May 09, 2022

ROME. Defense and security firm Leonardo has won a five-year contract to provide cybersecurity services for IT infrastructure and offices at eu-LISA, the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems. 

Unmanned

Counter-UAS kits from BlueHalo ordered by U.S. Army for $4 million - News

May 06, 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Space and unmanned-vehicle engineering firm BlueHalo has won a $4 million contract from the U.S. Army to purchase its Titan counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS). 

Comms

Space onboard computing platform market to reach $2.3 billion by 2027, study finds - News

May 06, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill. The global market for space onboard computing platforms -- estimated at $1.3 billion in 2022 -- is projected to reach $2.3 billion by 2027, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.1% during that period, according to a study from MarketsandMarkets, "Space On-board Computing Platform Market by Platform, Application (Earth Observation, Navigation, Communication, Military & Scientific), Orbit, Communication Frequency, Technology, and Region (North America, Europe, APAC and RoW) -- Forecast to 2027." 

A.I.

AI-based combat medical assistant project being developed by Raytheon BBN and DARPA - News

May 06, 2022

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A team led by engineers at Raytheon BBN and joined by scientists from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) tool called Medical Assistance, Guidance, Instruction and Correction (MAGIC) that endeavors to assist combat field medics in 50 medical skills applied during common procedures. 

Comms

BAE Systems garners $24 million DARPA contract to develop MINC-related tactical network software - News

May 05, 2022

BURLINGTON, Mass. BAE Systems garnered a contract worth $24 million from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) under which BAE Systems will develop software that autonomously configures tactical networks for mission-critical communications as part of the Mission-Integrated Network Control (MINC) program.

Radar/EW

COTS hardware-in-the-loop testing center opens for defense, aerospace customers - News

May 04, 2022

Rio Rancho, N.M. and South Windsor, Conn. Alta Data Technologies and Bloomy Controls have announced that the two companies joined to open Bloomy’s hardware in-the-loop (HIL) Technology Evolution Center (TEC), the world’s first customer-accessible proving ground for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) HIL test technologies using Alta’s latest MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 interfaces. 

Radar/EW

EW market to be driven by faster procurement, deployment on unmanned vehicles, study predicts - News

May 04, 2022

NEW YORK. The global market for electronic warfare (EW) systems will be driven over the next several years by the increasing procurement of EW systems by both developed and developing countries and additional deployment of EW systems on unmanned vehicles, according to a recent study from The Insight Partners, "Electronic Warfare Market Forecast to 2028 -- COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis By Component (Hardware, Software, and Services), Application (Electronic Attack, Electronic Protection, and Electronic Warfare Support), and Product Type (Countermeasure Systems, Jammers, Sensor Systems, Weapons Systems, and Others).” 

Unmanned

Space power electronics market to grow to $435 million by 2026, study predicts - News

May 03, 2022

DUBLIN. The global market for power electronics used in space applications is projected to grow from $205 million in 2021 to $435 million by 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.2%, according to a study from Research and Markets, "Global Space Power Electronics Market by Device Type (Power Discrete, Power Module, Power IC), Application (Satellites, Spacecraft & Launch Vehicles, Space Stations, Rovers), Platform, Voltage, Current, Material and Region -- Forecast to 2026."

Radar/EW

EW, other training systems for U.S. Navy to be bid on by Huntington Ingalls Industries - News

May 02, 2022

McLEAN, Va. Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has won two tactical training systems contracts with the Naval Air Warfare Center China Lake: The first is for aircrew electronic warfare (EW) tactical training, with the multiple-award, indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery (ID/IQ) accord having a total ceiling value of $249 million. 

Comms

Software-defined radio contract for U.S. Army could net companies as much as $6 billion over decade - News

May 02, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Army recently awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract for its new Combat Net Radio (CNR) modernization project to L3Harris Technologies (Rochester, New York) and Thales Defense Security (Clarksburg, Maryland).

Radar/EW

Sensors-based combat training system gets second Navy production order - News

May 02, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace has won a second low-rate production order -- valued at $24 million -- for its Tactical Combat Training System – Increment II (TCTS II) Air Combat Training System from the U.S. Navy. 

Radar/EW

EW systems for U.S. Navy from Lockheed Martin to include phased-array antennas from CAES - News

April 29, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. CAES has won a Low Rate Initial Production Phase 1 (LRIP1) contract with Lockheed Martin to supply phased-array antennas for the Lockheed Martin Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) system it supplies to the U.S. Navy.  

Radar/EW

EO/IR sensor contract worth up to $593 million for U.S. Navy signed by L3Harris - News

April 28, 2022

MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies has signed a contract worth a potential $593 million that calls for the company to develop passive sensor technology for the U.S. Navy’s shipboard surveillance, detection, and cueing capabilities. 

Comms

COTS use, cooperation between industry and government key to growth of launch-vehicle market, study says - News

April 28, 2022

DUBLIN. The global market for small launch vehicles (SLVs) that bring satellites into orbit is expected to reach $4.62 billion in 2032, notching a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.34% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2032, according to a new study by Research and Markets, "Global Small Launch Vehicle Market -- A Comprehensive Launch Market Assessment: Focus on End User, Satellite Mass, Platform Type, Propulsion Type, Service Type, and Country -- Analysis and Forecast, 2022-2032."

Avionics

MOSA strategy key to Bell Textron's addition of SNC to Invictus project - News

April 28, 2022

FORT WORTH, Texas. Military rotorcraft maker Bell Textron has signed a teaming agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) that will add SNC to the Bell Textron team that is working on the Bell 360 Invictus competitive prototype as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.

Unmanned

Small UAS from uAvionix completes integration of avionics systems - News

April 27, 2022

AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2022--Orlando. Small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) maker uAvionix announced that its Beluga familiy of small uncrewed aircraft has completed its integration of various avionics from the uAvionix certifiable low-SWaP [size, weight, and power] ecosystem, including the George G3 autopilot, microLink CNPC radio system, and truFYX EXT GPS.

Comms

DARPA program seeks sensor data on high-frequency radio wave propagation - News

April 26, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has embarked on a new program to develop and validate high-frequency (HF) propagation models that seek to enhance warfighting capabilities across the military domains -- air, sea, space, and land.

Comms

GPS-denied navigation techniques demo accomplished using sensors and other tech - News

April 25, 2022

PHOENIX. Honeywell reports that it successfully demonstrated several advanced sensor-based alternative-navigation technologies aimed at ensuring seamless navigation for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft in GPS-denied environments. 

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