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Comms

LEO satellite market to grow by $7.13 billion: report - News

July 17, 2024

NEW YORK, New York. The global LEO satellite market will increase by $7.13 billion from 2023 through 2027 for a compound annual growth rate of $15.92%, a new report predicts.

Cyber

wolfSSL earns first SP800-140Br1-compliant FIPS 140-3 Validation Certificate - News

July 17, 2024

EDMONDS, Wash. Network security/cryptography provider wolfSSL announced that it secured the world's first SP800 140Br1-compliant FIPS 140-3 Validation Certificate #4718 for wolfSSL's wolfCrypt module.

Avionics

F-15EX Eagle II operational with Oregon Air National Guard - News

July 16, 2024

PORTLAND, Oregon. Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Wing officially welcomed the first two operational U.S. Air Force F-15EX Eagle II fighter jets, marking a significant milestone for the unit, the Air National Guard announced in a statement.

Cyber

Counter-IT contract for DoD won by KBR, worth as much as $52 million - News

July 15, 2024

HOUSTON, Texas. Engineering and technology solution provider KBR won a task order/contract worth an estimated $52 million supporting the Counter Improvised Threat Systems Test and Evaluation for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Quick Reaction Capability Office (QRCO).

Unmanned

eVTOL company wins two UAS contracts for Australian defense force - News

July 15, 2024

MOORPARK, Calif. Electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) company Quantum-Systems won two contracts totaling $60.92 million (AUD $90 million) to provide the Australian Defense Force (ADF) with Vector/Scorpion 2-in-1 fixed-wing eVTOL small uncrewed aerial systems (sUAS) and a support contract for the provision of training, maintenance, engineering, supply and logistics, and support services. 

Unmanned

Autonomous project for USMC rotorcraft gets underway - News

July 12, 2024

PITTSBURGH, Pa. Autonomous mobility provider Near Earth Autonomy won a spot leading one of the teams assembled by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to demonstrate optimized logistics using rotorcraft for the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Aerial Logistics Connector (ALC) program. 

Cyber

Cybersecurity tool for supply-chain software gets USAF small-business contract - News

July 12, 2024

SARATOGA and SANTA CLARA, Calif. Supply-chain security provider Lineaje announced that the U.S. Air Force chose its SBOM360 supply-chain software tool for a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase 1 contract. 

Radar/EW

Radar replacement project for Army nets SRC Inc. $25 million contract - News

July 12, 2024

SYRACUSE, NY. Defense R&D company SRC Inc. won a $25 million contract with the U.S. Army to develop the Long-Range Radar, a large instrumentation radar that will be used for range safety, research, development, test, and evaluation of systems on Army test ranges.

Radar/EW

NATO missile defense base in Poland now operational - News

July 11, 2024

REDZIKOWO, Poland. A new U.S. ballistic missile defense site in Redzikowo, Poland, is now operational, and the new site is intended to enhance NATO’s missile shield capabilities, NATO announced in a statement.

Unmanned

Hybrid electric UAS built for DARPA by Northrop Grumman - News

July 11, 2024

REDONDO BEACH, California. Northrop Grumman Corporation has designed and built the XRQ-73 SHEPARD, a Series Hybrid Electric Propulsion AiRcraft Demonstration (SHEPARD) vehicle designed and constructed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the company announced in a statement.

Comms

Software-defined radio from BAE Systems gets $111 million contract from ROK - News

July 10, 2024

FORT WAYNE, Ind. BAE Systems won several contracts -- totaling $111 million -- to provide the SATURN [Second-generation, Anti-jam, Tactical, Ultra-high Frequency Radio for NATO] waveform to the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Radar/EW

Battlefield simulation and analysis tool from Raytheon to get U.S. Army tryout - News

July 10, 2024

ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon won a contract from the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) Futures and Concepts Center (FCC) to trial the use of its RCADE [Rapid Campaign Analysis and Demonstration Environment] tool, which aims to conduct sophisticated, timely theater-level concept experimentation and mission analysis for the connected battlefield.

Avionics

Data-link assemblies for Raytheon missile program to be supplied by CAES - News

July 09, 2024

ARLINGTON, Virginia. CAES won a $172.7 million contract from Raytheon Technologies (RTX) for the follow-on production of missile data-link assemblies in support of a major international missile program, CAES announced in a statement.

Unmanned

Supersonic strike missile to be developed for Norway by Kongsberg - News

July 09, 2024

KONGSBERG, Norway. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace signed a contract with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) for the initial development phase of the Supersonic Strike Missile (3SM), which is set to be deployed on future vessels from 2035, the company announced in a statement.

A.I.

AI tools to be developed for DARPA by Lockheed Martin - News

July 09, 2024

LITTLETON, Colorado. Lockheed Martin will develop artificial intelligence (AI) tools for dynamic airborne missions under a $4.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the company announced in a statement.