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Tactical communications via LEO satellites to be demonstrated by Hughes Network Systems and OneWeb for AFRL - NewsMay 05, 2021
WASHINGTON. Satellite provider Hughes Network Systems and low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite internet company OneWeb have been chosen by the U.S. Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to demonstrate managed LEO satellite communications (SATCOM) services to connect the Arctic region to sites around the globe and facilitate tactical communications.
PALO ALTO, Calif. Industrial security company Xage Security has won a contract with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to digitize and secure flightline maintenance operations.
CHANTILLY, Va. Intelligence and cyber engineering firm Centauri LLC has won an $11.1 million contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop algorithms and collection techniques to enable synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors to detect, locate, and view ground-based targets as part of the Moving Target Recognition (MTR) project.
AUSTIN, Texas. SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) announced that it has won a contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) through its SBIR program. Through this contract, SGS will leverage commercial and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to explore the uses of machine learning (ML) to enhance aspects of readiness, including manpower planning and decision optimization.
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.
WASHINGTON and AUSTIN, Texas. MEASURE, an aerial intelligence company, announced that the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded the company a contract to develop and deliver software solutions to support drone operations within Air Force Civil Engineering and Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) squadrons. Jesse Stepler, Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, and Head of Product at MEASURE, will serve as Principal Investigator.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) claim to have achieved record levels of thrust by a scramjet engine. The AFRL-Aerojet Rocketdyne team completed a series of hot-fire tests of an advanced air-breathing hypersonic engine under the U.S. Air Force’s Medium Scale Critical Components (MSCC) program.