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A.I.

AI effort from DARPA seeks to enhance decision-making during military ops - News

March 04, 2022

ARLINGTON, Vir. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing what it calls the In the Moment (ITM) program, which will attempt to quantify the alignment of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms with trusted human decision-makers in difficult domains -- like rapidly changing battlefield situations -- where there is no agreed-upon right answer.

From The Editor

GIVING BACK: The Battle Buddy Foundation - Blog

March 03, 2022

Each issue, the editorial staff of Military Embedded Systems will highlight a different charitable organization that benefits the military, veterans, and their families. We are honored to cover the technology that protects those who protect us every day.

Unmanned

Military UUV market will be worth as much as $10.17 billion by 2030, study says - News

March 01, 2022

AMSTERDAM. The global military unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) market is projected to grow to $10.17 billion by 2030, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.2% from 2022 to 2030, according to a report from Market Forecast, "Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) for Defense and Security – Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."

Radar/EW

SOSA aligned 3U backplane from Elma Electronic aimed at use in C5ISR, EW systems - News

March 01, 2022

FREMONT, Calif. Elma Electronic now offers a 3U 12-slot backplane aligned with The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Technical Standard 1.0; the updated backplane is intended for high-speed signal processing needed by high-performance mission-critical C5ISR [command, control, computers, communications, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance] and EW [electronic warfare] systems.

Avionics

Flight-data solution from Mercury Systems nabs $165 million contract with USAF - News

March 01, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems has won a $165 million firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract award from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) for secure flight-data recorders in support of the secure mission data systems (SMDS) on the USAF's F-16 fleet. 

Unmanned

Counter-EW weapon for antidrone defense garners AFRL contract for Leidos - News

February 25, 2022

RESTON, Va. Leidos Inc. has won a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to produce a next-generation counter-electronic weapon (EW) system to defend against adversarial unmanned aerial system (UAS) activity.

Radar/EW

SOSA aligned DSP engine from Curtiss-Wright debuts with newly introduced Intel "Ice Lake" processor - News

February 24, 2022

ASHBURN, Va. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions introduced the CHAMP-XD3, a Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA)-aligned 3U OpenVPX digital signal processing (DSP) processing module based on the just-announced Intel Xeon D-1700 (known as "Ice Lake") processor.

Radar/EW

Rugged NAS from Phoenix International Systems debuts at WEST 2022 show - News

February 16, 2022

WEST 2022 CONFERENCE & EXPOSITION--SAN DIEGO. Phoenix International Systems (Orange, California) debuted its RPC6 rugged network attached storage (NAS) server at the AFCEA/USNI WEST 2022 Conference and Exposition. 

Unmanned

Counter-UAV market to grow to $5.02 billion by 2028, study says - News

February 15, 2022

NEW YORK. The market for counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems, valued at $1.9 billion in 2021, is expected to grow at a CAGR [combined annual growth rate] of 14.7% over the next seven years, to be worth $5.02 billion by 2028, according to a new study from The Insight Partners, “Counter UAV Market Forecast to 2028 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis." 

Radar/EW

Security IP module aligned with SOSA and CMOSS from Curtiss-Wright chosen for sensor programs - News

February 15, 2022

ASHBURN, Va. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions reports that it has been chosen by a defense system integrator to provide its XMC-528 mezzanine card for use in a number of sensor system programs. 

Radar/EW

Directed- and kinetic-energy experiments by AFRL aim to derive synergies and educate users - News

February 14, 2022

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. The Directed Energy Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) recently held a collaborative wargame with its sister AFRL unit -- the Munitions Directorate -- in a set of experiments designed to explore synergies between directed energy (DE) and kinetic energy (KE) in the battlespace of the future. 

Unmanned

Lockheed Martin won't proceed with deal to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne - News

February 14, 2022

BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin has terminated its agreement to acquire aerospace and defense company Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, following the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit filed during January seeking a preliminary injunction to block the acquisition on antitrust grounds.

Radar/EW

Ground-surveillance radar for Egypt's forces ordered from SRC - News

February 14, 2022

Syracuse, NY.  SRC, Inc. has won a contract from technology contractor Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC -- McLean, Virginia) to manufacture and deliver the SRC SR Hawk ground-surveillance radar system to support the mobile surveillance sensor security aystem (MS3) for the country of Egypt. 

Unmanned

First production IFC-4 Triton UAS delivered to U.S. Navy by Northrop Grumman - News

February 11, 2022

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. The U.S. Navy reported that Northrop Grumman has delivered the first production example of the IFC-4 Triton, an upgraded MQ-4C unmanned aerial system (UAS) that uses sensors to intercept, detect, and decipher signals-intelligence information from an adversary. 

Comms

AMD obtains all necessary approvals for its acquisition of Xilinx - News

February 10, 2022

SANTA CLARA, Calif. AMD announced that it has received approval from all necessary authorities to proceed with the acquisition of Xilinx. AMD initially announced that it intended to acquire Xilinx in an all-stock transaction on October 27, 2020.

Unmanned

DARPA program flies first-ever uninhabited Black Hawk helicopter trial - News

February 08, 2022

U.S. ARMY FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program reported its first-ever flight of a UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter without no one onboard. 

From The Editor

GIVING BACK: Military Family Advisory Network - Blog

February 04, 2022

Each issue, the editorial staff of Military Embedded Systems will highlight a different charitable organization that benefits the military, veterans, and their families. We are honored to cover the technology that protects those who protect us every day.

Cyber

Army 365 cyber upgrade continues for armed forces - Story

February 04, 2022

The summer of 2021 saw the U.S. Army embark on a service-wide migration to Army 365, which provides soldiers and Army civilians with a cloud-based collaboration capability; final email and platforms integration is expected sometime later in 2022.

Comms

C4ISR contract signed between Leidos and U.S. Navy - News

February 01, 2022

RESTON, Va. Leidos has won a $22.62 million contract (cost-plus-fixed-fee) with the U.S. Navy for the C4ISR [command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance] Mission Planning Aids Rev. A for Navy carrier-strike groups and assigned/attached units.

Radar/EW

SOSA aligned chassis from Pixus features advanced cooling - News

January 31, 2022

WATERLOO, Ontario, Canada. Pixus Technologies offers a new 6U tall 19-inch rackmount chassis for 3U OpenVPX and SOSA aligned boards; the chassis is designed specifically to meet the high-power requirements of solutions that are aligned to the SOSA Technical Standard.

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