DARPA embarks on muon project to enhance defense, scientific capabilities - NewsJuly 28, 2022
ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched a program called "Muons for Science & Security" (MuS2) with the aim of discovering a compact source of muons, which are deeply penetrating subatomic particles -- similar to electrons but about 200 times heavier -- that can be used in a variety of defense and scientific applications because they travel easily through dozens to hundreds of meters of water, solid rock, or soil.
Safety-critical RTOS from Green Hills Software gets green light from USAF for C-5M - NewsJuly 28, 2022
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Green Hills Software announced that its INTEGRITY-178 tuMP safety-critical real-time operating system (RTOS) will be used in the replacement multifunction controls and displays (RMCD) on the U.S. Air Force's C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport aircraft.
Supersonic aircraft to be built by Northrop Grumman and Boom Supersonic - NewsJuly 27, 2022
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman and aviation designer Boom Supersonic (Denver, Colorado) agreed to collaborate on a new supersonic aircraft aimed at enabling quick-reaction aviation capabilities to the U.S. military and its allies.
LEO satellite market to top $34 billion by 2030, study predicts - NewsJuly 27, 2022
LEWES, Delaware. The global market for low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites -- valued at $9.6 billion in 2021 -- is expected to grow to $34.2 billion by 2030, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6%, according to a new market study from Verified Market Research, "Global LEO Satellite Market Size By Type, By Application, By End-Use, By Geographic Scope And Forecast."
U.S. Air Force will use P6 Combat Training System at all ranges - NewsJuly 26, 2022
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) will use the Collins Aerospace/Leonardo DRS P6CTS as its official air-combat training program and selected the Collins Aerospace Tactical Combat Training System – Increment II (TCTS II) as its preferred solution.
Airborne SATCOM market to reach $7.3 billion by 2027, study predicts - NewsJuly 26, 2022
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The market for airborne satellite communications (SATCOM) is projected to grow from $5.4 billion in 2022 to $7.3 billion by 2027, according to a study from MarketsandMarkets, "Airborne SATCOM Market by Installation Type, Application, Platform, Frequency, Component, and Region -- Global Forecast to 2027."
Army FVL fleet signs Collins Aerospace for mission system solution - NewsJuly 25, 2022
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace will be the Mission System solutions provider for the next phase of the U.S. Army Air Launched Effects (ALE) small program for Army Aviation’s Enduring and Future Vertical Lift (FVL) fleet.
GIVING BACK: Forever Young Veterans - BlogJuly 22, 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.
Program puts national focus on the future of microelectronics - StoryJuly 22, 2022
A future workforce capable of providing the secure microelectronics that will be needed by the U.S. government and industry are essential to the nation’s economy and security, and a program headed by Purdue University aims to make sure that happens.
UAS controlled by laser gets demo - NewsJuly 21, 2022
FARNBOROUGH, U.K. Defense-technology company Qinetiq demonstrated what it says is the world's first successful demonstration of an airborne uncrewed platform (or unmanned aerial system -- UAS) that was controlled by way of a laser communication system.
Radar equipment from Mercury Systems to aid in Leonardo UK testing and optimization - NewsJuly 21, 2022
ANDOVER, Mass. Radar equipment from Mercury Systems will be implemented in Leonardo UK's yet-to-be-deployed "E-Scan" airborne radar as Leonardo embarks on factory testing of its new radar systems.
M-Code GPS receivers delivered to Germany by BAE Systems via FMS - NewsJuly 13, 2022
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. BAE Systems announced delivery to Germany of advanced M-Code GPS receivers for ground-based missions under a contract with U.S. Space Systems Command.
Tactical data link market to be driven in part by demand for unmanned, study says - NewsJuly 12, 2022
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The global market for tactical data links, estimated at $8.1 billion in 2022, is projected to reach $10.3 billion by 2027, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% during that span, according to a research report from MarketsandMarkets, "Tactical Data Link Market by Application (Command & Control, ISR, EW, Radio Communication), Platform (Ground, Airborne, Naval, Unmanned Systems, Weapons), Component, Frequency, Data Link Type, Point of Sale, Military Standard, Region -- Forecast to 2027.”
Encryption module from Mercury for safeguarding data-at-rest gets NSA certification - NewsJuly 08, 2022
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems announced that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has certified its Jannson Data-At-Rest (JDAR) encryptor to help users protect stored data that is classified secret and below.
Space situational-awareness market will be driven by need for satellite and GPS, study says - NewsJuly 01, 2022
NORTHBROOK, Ill. The space situational-awareness market, which was at a level of $1.5 billion in 2021, is projected to grow to $1.8 billion by 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%, according to a new MarketsandMarkets study, "Space Situational Awareness Market."
Electronic warfare's future: integration with cybersecurity solutions, study predicts - NewsJune 30, 2022
AMSTERDAM. Companies developing next-generation electronic warfare (EW) solutions are researching and developing solutions for integrating EW components with cybersecurity solutions, with these integrations occuring in the realm of data encryption, using secured communication channels, and secure authentication for access, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Electronic Warfare - Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."
Radar card aims to enable developers to test systems in lab using live data prior to deployment - NewsJune 23, 2022
CAMBRIDGE, U.K. Radar and sensor company Cambridge Pixel has launched its new HPx-310 radar output card, intended to enable developers to perform end-to-end systems testing in the laboratory prior to deployment with a radar.
Autonomous software for tactical autonomy from BAE Systems chosen for AFRL program - NewsJune 23, 2022
BURLINGTON, Mass. BAE Systems has won a $7.8 million contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop tightly integrated machine learning (ML) software as part of the Multi-Sensor Exploitation for Tactical Autonomy (META) program, which is aimed at enabling advanced situational awareness and automatic target recognition (ATR).
Analog Devices focusing on education of current, future engineers at IMS 2022 - NewsJune 22, 2022
INTERNATIONAL MICROWAVE SYMPOSIUM--IMS 2022, DENVER. Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) continues to deliver on its promise to educate current and future high-frequency engineers with its own mini-program of MicroApps, workshops, and demonstrations at its booth at IMS, held this week in Denver. The ADI offerings are casual but highly informative sessions often no longer than 15 minutes long, addressing device, circuit, and system levels, including recommended test methods.
Benchmark Lark Technology previewing mmWave filters at IMS 2022 - NewsJune 22, 2022
INTERNATIONAL MICROWAVE SYMPOSIUM--IMS 2022, DENVER. – Benchmark Electronics is showing its latest high-performance RF/microwave filters and components from Benchmark Lark Technology at this week's IMS 2022 in Denver.