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EW from BAE Systems for U.S. Air Force F-15s begin low-rate initial production - NewsMarch 02, 2021
NASHUA, N.H. BAE Systems has received a $58 million contract from Boeing to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) -- an electronic warfare (EW) and countermeasures system -- for the U.S. Air Force.
Military GPS contract worth $247 million reported by BAE Systems - NewsFebruary 17, 2021
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. BAE Systems' military GPS business unit has begun work on a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and next-generation semiconductor.
Cyber contract worth $95 million signed by Air Force security org with Scientific Research Corp. - NewsFebruary 15, 2021
ATLANTA. Scientific Research Corp. has won a $95 million contract with the 16th Air Force organization to support both command-and-control and service cryptologic element roles.
Unlocking the terahertz band to aid military communications - StoryFebruary 05, 2021
The clamor for more bandwidth for military use grows louder all the time, especially as 5G [fifth-generation wireless] networks promise to boost access to mission-critical communications, improve virtual reality/augmented reality tools for troops, and better support autonomous vehicles. In fact, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in its May 2020 report outlining the government’s 5G strategy, called 5G broadband a “critical strategic technology” that the U.S. telecommunications industry must master so as to gain “long-term economic and military advantage.”
Open-architecture air-combat training system for U.S. military passes crucial milestone - NewsFebruary 01, 2021
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace and project teammate Leonardo DRS announce the successful initial flight of the TCTS Inc. II Air Combat Training program on an operational F/A-18E/F Hornet by pilots in the U.S. Navy. The initial flight took place out of Naval Air Station Patunxet River (Maryland).
EW suite for USAF F-16 fighter aircraft fleet leverages open-system approach - NewsJanuary 12, 2021
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to complete the final project efforts to provide the electronic warfare (EW) suite for its F-16 V (Viper) fighter aircraft fleet; the suite of tools, say Northrop Grumman officials, will protect pilots from the growing danger of radio frequency-guided weapons by detecting, identifying, and defeating advanced threat systems.
Automotive radar for autonomous eVTOL cars funded by USAF - NewsJanuary 07, 2021
CARLSBAD, Calif. Metawave Corporation has won a prime, Phase One contract by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide a high-precision, all-weather sensing solution for electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft.