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Next-Generation Interceptor System team gets green light from Missile Defense Agency to proceed to next phase - News

December 20, 2021

FORT BELVOIR, Va. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has approved the System Requirements Review (SRR) from the Northrop Grumman and Raytheon Technologies team regarding the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI); the companies are now allowed to proceed with initial system design, additional risk-reduction testing, and critical-component qualification activities.

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Unmanned

Nano and micro UAS system market growth will be driven by tactical military operations, study predicts - News

December 20, 2021

AMSTERDAM. By 2030, the worldwide need for military-grade micro and nano unmanned aerial systems (UASs) will reach about 100,000 systems, with the bulk of the growth anticipated to occur from 2025 to 2030, when the majority of demand for small UASs will generate in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and Africa, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Micro and Nano Air Vehicles for Defense and Security -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."

Unmanned

First MQ-4C Triton UAS for Australia takes shape - News

December 17, 2021

SYMONSTON, Australia. Northrop Grumman recently realized an important milestone in its production of Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial system (UAS), when the Triton team mounted the fuselage onto the aircraft's single-piece wing. 

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Radome market to reach $3.3 billion by 2026, study projects - News

December 17, 2021

DUBLIN. The radome market, estimated at $1.7 billion in 2021, is projected to reach $3.3 billion by 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.0% in the study period, according to a new report from Research and Markets, "The Radome Market by Platform, Application, Frequency, Offering, and Region -- Global Forecast to 2026."  

Comms

EO/IR satellite prototype for U.S. Space Force coming from Raytheon Intelligence & Space - News

December 15, 2021

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon Intelligence & Space has won a $67 million contract with the U.S. Space Force to demonstrate an electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) weather system (EWS) prototype that is expected to deliver operational data for the U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems Command.   

Avionics

Avionics RTOS deployed on U.S. Air Force C–130J Special Mission Display Processor - News

December 14, 2021

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.  The Green Hills Software INTEGRITY-178 real-time operating system (RTOS) is now deployed on the Lockheed Martin C–130J Special Mission Display Processor (SMDP) for the U.S. Air Force, according to an announcement from Green Hills Software.

A.I.

Unmanned systems leveraging AI and ML tested by U.S. Navy Central Command - News

December 13, 2021

U.S. NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND, Gulf of Aqaba. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) is now operationally testing a new unmanned surface vessel (USV) in the Gulf of Aqaba (off the coast of Jordan) as part of a drive to integrate new unmanned systems and artificial intelligence (AI) into U.S. 5th Fleet operations.

Comms

DARPA satellite program orders ground-operations center prototype from Parsons - News

December 13, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded defense-cybersecurity contractor Parsons (Centreville, Virginia) a $10.8 million contract to make a prototype of a ground operations center for DARPA's Blackjack satellite constellation.

Cyber

Simulation technology from SAIC will help U.S. Air Force assess next-gen weapons systems - News

December 10, 2021

RESTON, Va. Information technology contractor SAIC (Science Applications International Corp.) has won a five-year contract valued at $99 million with the U.S. Air Force under which the company will continue work with the Weapon Engagement Simulation Technology for Advanced Research (WESTAR) program -- within the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) -- on development of modeling capabilities to assist in the research, development, and transition of Air Force weapons systems.

Comms

High-density power for New Space missions needed as demand booms, study predicts - News

December 10, 2021

ANDOVER, Mass. Satellite manufacturers operating in the New Space market sector will need to come up with solutions that will enable a 20-time increase in internet bandwidth over the next 10 years, according to a new report by Rob Russell, vice president, Aerospace and Defense, Vicor Corp.

Radar/EW

SOSA aligned VPX solutions to come out of ADLINK, Pixus Technologies partnership - News

December 09, 2021

TAIWAN. ADLINK Technology announced a strategic partnership with Pixus Technologies to develop highly integrated, Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) aligned OpenVPX system solutions aimed at deployment in mission-critical defense and aerospace applications. 

Cyber

Networking contract for U.S. Army Reserve corps signed with Lumen Technologies - News

December 09, 2021

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) recently chose network company Lumen Technologies to provide virtual private network (VPN) services, including remote access solutions, to more than 650 Army Reserve locations across the nation.

Cyber

Cybersecurity accord signed between Xage and Iron Bow to ensure digital security for U.S. DoD and other federal agencies - News

December 09, 2021

PALO ALTO, Calif. Cybersecurity company Xage is partnering with IT provider Iron Bow Technologies to offer zero-trust cybersecurity solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies. 

Comms

Major growth in military GNSS antijamming technologies to come by 2029, study says - News

December 06, 2021

AMSTERDAM. Massive demand for GNSS [global navigation satellite system] technologies to integrate into new CRPAs [controlled reception pattern antennas], M-code-enabled receivers, and Assured PNT [position, navigation, and timing] devices in various military platforms will mean that the market for global GNSS antijamming products will reach $7.55 billion through 2029, a large increase from the $2.00 billion market seen in 2021, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Military GNSS Anti-Jamming Systems -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029."

Radar/EW

Contract for multi-domain software and hardware signed between SRC and AFRL - News

December 06, 2021

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Defense R&D company SRC has garnered a contract worth $14 million with the for Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to work on Multi-domain Agile Condor Enhancements (MDACE) software prototype and hardware.

Unmanned

Counter-UAS task order signed between CACI and U.S. Naval Warfare Center - News

December 03, 2021

RESTON, Va. Engineering firm CACI International announced that it has won a five-year, $80.5 million task order to support the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, under a U.S. Department of Defense Information Analysis Center (DOD IAC) multiple-award contract.

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Electromagnetic-spectrum superiority will depend on agency and technology partnerships, says DoD official - News

December 03, 2021

58th AOC INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM AND CONVENTION, WASHINGTON, DC. The U.S. military must work with fellow government agencies, the commercial realm, and international groups to ensure electromagnetic-spectrum superiority over adversaries in all domains, said Kelly Fletcher, acting chief information officer at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in a speech on Wednesday at the annual Association of Old Crows conference. 

From The Editor

GIVING BACK: Veterans Coalition for Vaccination - Blog

December 01, 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.

Comms

Microsatellite for deep-space sensing planned by Blue Canyon Technologies and AFRL - News

December 01, 2021

BOULDER, Colo. Blue Canyon Technologies has signed a contract worth $14.6 million with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to build a small satellite bus for explorations beyond geosynchronous Earth orbit that can explore deep space, reaching past where most U.S. military satellites operate.

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space completes acquisition of SEAKR Engineering - News

November 30, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held space electronics firm SEAKR Engineering (Centennial, Colorado). SEAKR Engineering is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, reporting to Raytheon Intelligence & Space, one of four RTX businesses.

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