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Unmanned

Unmanned-systems software market to grow by 5% yearly to 2029, study says - News

January 24, 2022

AMSTERDAM. The global market for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) software -- which had a market value of $3.48 billion in the year 2021 -- is projected to experience a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5% in the next several years, according to a new market study by Market Forecast, "UAV Software -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029." 

Comms

Software-defined radio with spiral modulation aims to ease satcom congestion - News

January 24, 2022

DALLAS. Communications company Astrapi Corp. has won a second Phase II SBIR [Small Business Innovation Research] contract from the United States Air Force (USAF) AFWERX program: This contract calls for Astrapi to deliver a software-defined radio (SDR) prototype that will leverage Astrapi's "spiral modulation" communications capability to ease congested or contested communications channels by using less signal power.

Comms

DARPA program seeks to enable timing accuracy without GPS - News

January 20, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced its new Robust Optical Clock Network (ROCkN) program, which seeks to create low size, weight, and power (SWaP) optical atomic clocks that yield timing accuracy and holdover better than GPS atomic clocks and that can be used outside a laboratory.

Radar/EW

Military night-vision goggles the focus of new DARPA, industry, university drive - News

January 18, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected 10 industry and university research teams for its Enhanced Night Vision in Eyeglass Form (ENVision) program, which will endeavor to develop night vision systems for the military that take advantage of recent advances in planar optics and transduction materials.

A.I.

AI and data analytics top of agenda for U.S. Air Force, official says - News

January 17, 2022

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. Lt. Gen. Shaun Q. Morris, the commander of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), told listeners during the recent annual “State of the Center” address about the Center's digital transformation efforts, emphasizing that the Center must incorporate artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data analytics into daily operations in order to use “speed with discipline” to respond to evolving threats from near-peer adversaries.

Comms

Combat-management system to be supplied for Swedish navy by Elbit Sweden - News

January 13, 2022

HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems Sweden has won a contract with Sweden's Defense Material Administration to equip the Royal Swedish navy with Elbit's Albatross Combat Management Systems (CMS). 

Avionics

Wind River to be acquired by Aptiv in $4.3 billion deal - News

January 11, 2022

DUBLIN. Mobility-technology company Aptiv has agreed to acquire mission-critical software provider Wind River (Alameda, California) from private-equity firm TPG Capital for $4.3 billion in cash.

Radar/EW

COTS, open architecture to be designed into Navy combat systems with VTG task order - News

January 10, 2022

CHANTILLY, Va. Engineering firm VTG has won a $20 million task order from the U.S. Navy to modernize the Aegis Combat System through its Technical Insertion 16 (TI16) Sustainment, Installation, Procurement, and Engineering Services contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command. 

Comms

Multidomain battlespace demo for Army conducted by Collins Aerospace - News

January 10, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace recently performed a demonstration of possible applications of its resilient networking, intelligent sensing, and secure autonomous processing capabilities for the U.S. Army and joint services that could potentially support Army modernization and CJADC2 (Combined Joint All Domain Command and Control) initiatives. 

Radar/EW

Fire-control system from Vortex Optics wins 10-year contract with U.S. Army - News

January 07, 2022

BARNEVELD, Wis. Vortex Optics has won a contract with the U.S. Army to provide as many as 250,000 XM157 Next Generation Squad Weapons -- Fire Control (NGSW-FC) systems, under the terms of a 10-year firm-fixed-price agreement that has an agreed minimum of $20 million and a maximum ceiling value of $2.7 billion. 

A.I.

AI-enabled autonomous systems for ISR garner Army demo contract - News

January 07, 2022

WOBURN, Mass. Intelligent autonomous system company Scientific Systems Company, Inc. (SSCI) has won a contract from the U.S. Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to demonstrate the disruptive power of autonomous air and space platforms collaborating to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) information.

Radar/EW

Battle-comms system from Northrop Grumman nabs $1 billion-plus Army contract - News

January 05, 2022

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a five-year contract from the U.S. Army valued at more than $1 billion to deliver low-rate initial production and full-rate production of the strategic Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) communications system.  

Unmanned

Airborne ISR market to grow to $26.8 billion worldwide by 2026, study says - News

January 04, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO. The global market for airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) -- estimated at $19.7 billion in the year 2020 -- is projected to reach $26.8 billion by 2026, growing at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% over the study period, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts, "Airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) -- Global Market Trajectory & Analytics."

Radar/EW

Sensors-weapons link gets $19.2 million contract nod from DARPA - News

January 04, 2022

BASKING RIDGE, N. J. Engineering firm Peraton Labs entered into a contract worth $19.2 million with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of the agency's Mission-Integrated Network Control (MINC) program, a venture that seeks to develop software that autonomously configures networks of networks, regardless of the communication device or networking resource.

Comms

SoCs for space the focus of contract between CAES and European Space Agency - News

January 03, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. MIssion-critical electronics company CAES has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a fault- and radiation-tolerant system-on-chip (SoC) intended for use in satellite and spacecraft applications.

Cyber

Data-systems contract signed between NASA, Development Seed - News

January 03, 2022

WASHINGTON. NASA has signed a contract with engineering firm Development Seed (Washington, D.C.) to support science data systems at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Comms

Microelectronics research group will support new, existing tech - News

December 30, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will join a long-term university research collaboration -- the Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0) -- together with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and a consortium of defense and commercial semiconductor companies. 

Comms

"Internet of Military Things" could serve as force multiplier, study finds - News

December 22, 2021

LONDON. The Internet of Military Things (IoMT), although still at a nascent stage of development, will enable advanced militaries to speed up and increase the efficiency of the observe, orient, decide, act (OODA) loop, according to a new study from GlobalData, "Internet of Military Things -- Thematic Research."

Avionics

Avionics RTOS from DDC-I to power new Honeywell cockpit system - News

December 22, 2021

PHOENIX. DDC-I's DO-178 Deos multicore real-time operating system (RTOS) has been chosen by Honeywell to host its new Honeywell Anthem cloud-native cockpit system, an always-on cloud-connected flight deck system that is intended to improve autonomy and flight efficiency. 

Unmanned

UUV performers chosen for Phase 2 of DARPA Manta Ray program - News

December 20, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has tapped Northrop Grumman Systems and Martin Defense Group win Phase 2 contracts to continue the Manta Ray unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) program. 

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