AI software deal will enhance U.S. Air Force mission readiness and availability - NewsNovember 15, 2022
PASADENA, Calif. Artificial-intelligence (AI) company Virtualitics announced a partnership with U.S. Air Force command Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) to establish a Center of Excellence focused on delivering AI-enabled software solutions for bomber and missile weapon systems to increase aircraft availability and mission readiness.
U.S. Navy chooses signal-recorder systems for battlefield use - NewsNovember 14, 2022
SILVER SPRING, Md. Wideband Systems Inc. (WSI, a Delta Information Systems company) was chosen by the U.S. Navy to supply Wideband DRS8500X telemetry recorders for use as signal recorders for field use.
AI tool for battlefield garners U.S. Army agreement - NewsNovember 14, 2022
TURKU, Finland. Artificial intelligence (AI) company MarshallAI has signed a cooperation agreement with the U.S. Army under which the pair will further develop the MarshallAI platform, which was designed to analyze the battlefield environment on behalf of a soldier in order to free up resources for the execution of other pressing tasks.
PICMG consortium ratifies COM Express 3.1 to support high-speed serial interfaces - NewsNovember 09, 2022
WAKEFIELD, Mass. The PICMG consortium has ratified the new COM Express 3.1 specification to support high-speed serial interfaces such as PCIe Gen 4 and USB4.
Analog Devices officially opens RF/Microwave Learning Lab at UMass Lowell - NewsNovember 08, 2022
LOWELL, Mass. The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) and Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) officially opened a state-of-the-art RF/Microwave Learning Lab UMass Lowell on November 7, a facility that will enable UMass Lowell to embed cutting-edge technology within engineering students’ educational interactions.
AI as national-security focus in DARPA project - NewsNovember 07, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. A new effort led by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is focusing on gathering innovative artificial intelligence (AI) approaches that can help adults learn complex topics necessary for the current and future national security workforce, including workers in AI engineering and cybersecurity/cyberdefense.
Satellite design for DARPA ionosphere experiment notches contract win - NewsNovember 02, 2022
VIENNA, Va. Space-analytics and services company Spire Global has entered into a contract with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to deliver a preliminary design for a satellite that would carry an array of sensors to very low-Earth-orbit (VLEO) to perform in-situ ionosphere measurements.
Network and comms contract worth as much as $1.5 billion signed by Lumen Technologies, DISA - NewsNovember 01, 2022
MONROE, La. Communciations and network provider Lumen Technologies won a contract worth as much as $1.5 billion over 10 years from the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to provide essential network transport and communications services in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Area of Responsibility.
Military radar market to top $17 billion by 2027, report predicts - NewsOctober 31, 2022
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The military radar market is projected to grow from its current $13.5 billion to $17.1 billion by 2027, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7% during the forecast period, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, "Military radars market to 2027."
Cybersecurity project for USAF supply chain garners contract extension - NewsOctober 28, 2022
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Supply-chain security firm Anchore announced a tactical funding award in the amount of $1.58 million, intended to extend its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract with the U.S. Air Force Platform One (P1) program.
Comms system leveraging open architecture will support USAF airborne command center - NewsOctober 27, 2022
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace has been tapped by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to develop a modern Common VLF Receiver Increment 2 (CVRi2) communications protocol for the future Survivable Airborne Operations Center (SAOC), a small fleet of aircraft that are being built and equipped for the highest level of government to direct military forces, deliver emergency war orders, and coordinate civil authorities in the case of destruction of ground command-and-control centers.
Radar-system performance in half the size: DARPA's goal with "BLiP" program - NewsOctober 26, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. The goal of the recently announced Beyond Linear Processing (BLiP) program from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), says the agency, is to apply innovative signal-processing methods to enable the same radar performance achieved on large platforms today but on much smaller sea, air, and ground platforms.
EW systems from Pacific Defense supporting MOSA approach to go to USMC - NewsOctober 26, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Open systems integrator Pacific Defense has contracted with the U.S. Marine Corps USMC to deliver multiple SX-3000 systems in support of the MAGTF Electronic Warfare Ground Family of Systems (MEGFoS) static site system evaluation effort.
EO/IR sensors from Teledyne FLIR Defense to equip U.S. Coast Guard cutters - NewsOctober 26, 2022
BILLERICA, Mass. Teledyne FLIR Defense has won a contract from the The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division worth $48.7 million to provide Maritime Forward Looking Infrared (MARFLIR) II sensors plus a number of variants of its SeaFLIR 280-HD surveillance systems to be implemented by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
MOSA-based NAS device from Curtiss-Wright chosen for use on UUV - NewsOctober 25, 2022
ASHBURN, Va. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions announced that its Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA)-based Data Transport System 1 (DTS1) network-attached storage (NAS) device was chosen by a leading U.S. system integrator for use on a small-class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) deployment.
Autonomous systems for Belgian, Dutch navies to get operational tests - NewsOctober 25, 2022
LA GARDE, France. Sea trials of prototype vehicles will take place in the next three months to test the new functionalities of the Exail/ECA Group A18-M autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).
Analog Devices demos solutions for system integrators at AOC 2022 - NewsOctober 25, 2022
59th AOC INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM & CONVENTION, WASHINGTON, DC. Engineers from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) are offering demonstrations of some of its latest solutions for defense/aerospace and military electronics system designers this week at the 59th Annual Association of Old Crows (AOC) International Symposium & Convention.
Cybersecurity program from DARPA seeks to use AI to counter threats - NewsOctober 24, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched a program it calls CASTLE [Cyber Agents for Security Testing and Learning Environments] that intends to counter advanced persistent cyberthreats with a focus on technology that can accelerate cybersecurity assessments with automated, repeatable, and measurable approaches.
SOSA aligned chassis-management development kit introduced by Pixus - NewsOctober 21, 2022
WATERLOO, Ontario. Pixus Technologies offers a development kit for an OpenVPX/SOSA hardware management card (HMC), as an early prototyping tool for future deployable versions of the Pixus SHM300, a SOSA aligned Tier 3+ board intended for rugged military applications on aircraft, on ships, or in ground vehicles.
Newly ordered Artemis II spacecraft will reuse avionics from Artemis I crew module - NewsOctober 21, 2022
DENVER, Colo. Lockheed Martin is under contract with NASA to deliver three Orion spacecraft for the NASA Artemis VI-VIII missions; the new contracts continue the delivery of exploration vehicles to the space agency to carry astronauts around the moon and further into deep space supporting the Artemis program.