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Avionics

Avionics modifications to be made to U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy fleet - News

April 06, 2021

ANCHORAGE, Alaska. Tyonek Native Corp. has been tapped by the U.S. Air Force Mobility and Training Aircraft Directorate to install avionics modifications -- worth as much as $92.8 million -- on the Air Force's C-5 Galaxy aircraft fleet, under an Alternate Modification Installation (AMI) contract. 

Unmanned

UAS launches smaller drone from its weapons bay in test, Air Force reports - News

April 06, 2021

U.S. ARMY YUMA PROVING GOUND -- YUMA, Ariz. The U.S. Air Force reported that during a late-March 2021 test, the Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie unmanned aircraft system (UAS) platform successfully launched an even smaller unmanned aircraft from inside its the Valkyrie's internal weapons bay.

Radar/EW

Radar for U.S. Navy ships to get ATC software upgrade thanks to Cambridge Pixel - News

April 06, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, U.K. Cambridge Pixel reports that it it supplying its supplying its HPx-250 PMC radar interface cards and SPx radar and IFF [identification friend or foe] plot extraction software to the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Warfare Center for use with the Navy's AN/SYY-1 shipboard air traffic control (ATC) processing and display system.

Comms

Elbit Systems acquires defense-GPS unit of BAE Systems - News

April 01, 2021

HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems has acquired BAE Systems Rokar (Jerusalem, Israel) from BAE Systems, Inc., the U.S. headquartered subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, for approximately $31 million net of any cash in Rokar.  

Radar/EW

U.S. Army navigation-warfare, situational-awareness technology work moves forward - News

March 31, 2021

U.S. ARMY COMBAT CAPABILITIES DEVELOPMENT COMMAND (DEVCOM) -- ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. The U.S. Army reports approval of a capability-development document that aims to speed up the experimentation and development of navigation-warfare and situational-awareness technologies. 

Comms

Military GPS testing to go forward as U.S. Space Force lends allies M-Code receivers - News

March 31, 2021

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Space Force (USSF) is loaning allied and partner nations the use of M-Code precise positioning service receiver cards for use in military GPS capability testing as part of a three-year multinational initiative established by USSF's Space and Missile Systems Center.

Unmanned

Autonomous ground vehicle contract aims to change military-convoy refueling operations - News

March 30, 2021

BOULDER, Colo. Robotics/autonomous-vehicle maker Stratom has won a contract with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) to develop an autonomous ground vehicle refueling (AGVR) prototype system to integrate onto a palletized load system (PLS) flat rack for autonomous convoy operations.

Radar/EW

Defense to claim largest share of ATR market to 2025, study finds - News

March 29, 2021

NORTHBROOK, Ill. The global antenna, transducer, and radome (ATR) market will grow from $9.1 billion in 2020 to $16.0 billion by 2025, at a combined annual growth rate of 11.9% during the study period, according to market research from MarketsandMarkets, "Antenna, Transducer, and Radome Market -- Global Forecast to 2025."


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Unmanned

Unmanned surface vehicle market to reach $3.1 billion by 2031, study reveals - News

March 25, 2021

LONDON. The worldwide market for unmanned surface vehicles (USVs), currently worth $2.1 billion (in 2021), is projected to be worth $3.1 billion by 2031, according to a new market study by GlobalData, "Thematic Research -- Defense: Unmanned Surface Vehicles." 

Radar/EW

Missile Defense Agency selects Northrop Grumman-Raytheon team for missile-interceptor program - News

March 24, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. and TUCSON, Ariz. Northrop Grumman and strategic partner Raytheon Missiles & Defense (a business unit of Raytheon Technologies) have won a contract with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) program, under which the companies will embark on rapid development and flight test of an interceptor designed to defend the U.S. against the most complex long-range threats.

Cyber

Cyber, engineering contracts for DoD activated with Salient CRGT - News

March 23, 2021

FAIRFAX, Va. IT engineering firm Salient CRGT has been awarded the first of four expected options on its $482 million contract supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) cyber, networking, and engineering services.

Unmanned

Counter-UAS system from DroneShield and Trakka Systems logs successful trial at Eglin AFB - News

March 22, 2021

SYDNEY, Australia. Counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) company DroneShield and partner Trakka Systems report a successful recent demonstration of the TIPS-C [Trakka Interceptor Package Solution] at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

Radar/EW

Major EW update set for initial test by U.S. Navy - News

March 19, 2021

WASHINGTON. The first array of a massive update of the Navy’s surface electronic warfare (EW) systems is set to undergo ground testing later in 2021, part of the U.S. Navy's AN/SLQ-32(V)7 Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) under Northrop Grumman Block 3 SEWIP effort. 

Comms

Long-range terrestrial communications the goal of Silvus-DARPA pact - News

March 16, 2021

LOS ANGELES. Silvus Technologies has won a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) worth as much as $13.1 million as part of the DARPA Resilient Networked Distributed Mosaic Communications (RN DMC) program.

Comms

Satellite-communications contract with AFRL garnered by Verus Research - News

March 12, 2021

Albuquerque, N. M. Verus Research has won a contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate, the center for space technology research and development, as part of the AFRL's $9.7 million, five-year Research Options for Space Enterprise Technologies (ROSET) project, which focuses on future space communications.

Avionics

Avionics, EW upgrades featured on first F-15EX delivered to U.S. Air Force - News

March 12, 2021

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio. The U.S. Air Force officially accepted the first F-15EX fighter aircraft from manufacturer Boeing on March 10.
 

Radar/EW

Heico Corporation subsidiary announces acquisition of Pyramid Semiconductor - News

March 11, 2021

MIAMI. Heico Corporation announced that its Electronic Technologies Group acquired the business, assets, and certain liabilities of Pyramid Semiconductor (Sunnyvale, California), a maker of specialty semiconductors used in military, space, and medical applications. 

Cyber

Data and technology contract for U.S. Navy aims to transform cyber approach - News

March 11, 2021

CHANTILLY, Va.  Digital-engineering firm VTG has begun work on a three-year, $13 million contract to support the U.S. Navy Digital Integration Support Cell (DISC) in its effort to integrate data and technology into all areas of naval operations.

From The Editor

Giving Back -- ThanksUSA - Blog

March 09, 2021

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. To back that up, our parent company – OpenSystems Media – will make a donation to every group we showcase on this page.

Unmanned

UNIVERSITY UPDATE: Advances in technology attempt to enable safer battle conditions - Story

March 09, 2021

Several programs underway at Purdue University intend to develop state-of-the-art technology that will train military leaders for modern warfare and make battlefield operations more secure.

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