CHANTILLY, Virginia. Amentum has been selected by the U.S. Army to contribute to their command, control, communication, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems over a span of five years, the company announced in a statement.
ROCKVILLE, Md. The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) signed a task order contract with IT contractor DSFederal under which the IT firm will provide the USMC with technical program management support for its Logistics Integrated Information Solutions (LI2S-MC).
LONDON, England. Scientists and engineers at the UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) are delving into drone technology capable of detecting ground mines, aiming to enhance safety measures for armed forces personnel by clearing mined areas more efficiently, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defence.
PALMDALE, California. NASA's Quesst mission has revised the inaugural flight date for the X-59 quiet supersonic aircraft to 2024, according to a recent statement from the agency.
SAN DIEGO. Northrop Grumman and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) are working on a project to integrate commercial space internet into airborne platforms in a bid to advance connectivity for warfighters and support the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) vision for Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2).
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Army has expanded its order with Thales for over 7,000 Combat Net Radios (CNR), marking a follow-up order in an ongoing dual-vendor, multi-year contract, according to a company statement.
WASHINGTON. During a briefing at the AUSA 2023 Annual Meeting, officials from the Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) Consortium gave an update on the SOSA Technical Standard conformance process and announced greater participation from military program managers within the standardization process.
WASHINGTON. Wireless-networking company Silvus Technologies introduced its new StreamCaster PRISM family of modular precision integrated sectorized MIMO [multiple input/multiple output] antenna radio systems at this week's Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition 2023, being held October 9-11 in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON. Uncrewed aerial system (UAS) maker Quantum-Systems unveiled a prototype for its Twister small UAS at this week's Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition 2023, being held October 9-11 in Washington, D.C.
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Arizona. A record for longest indirect fire test of a ramjet-powered artillery projectile was set by a team from Nammo and Boeing alongside U.S. Army officials — when firing a Ramjet 155 munition from a 58-caliber Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. The test advances development efforts for the Army’s top modernization priority, Long Range Precision Fires.
ST. LOUIS. Emerson officials announced that the company has closed its acquisition of automated, military and commercial test and measurement system provider NI, at an equity value of $8.2 billion. NI will now become a segment within Emerson called Test & Measurement and will be consolidated into the Emerson Software and Control group. The Test & Measurement business will still be headquartered in Austin, Texas. NI reported $1.66 billion in 2022 revenue.
WASHINGTON. Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions announced a collaborative development agreement with networking and IT company Cisco to bring secure enterprise-class network switching solutions to rugged, deployed aerospace and defense OpenVPX systems environments for the first time, at this week's Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition 2023, being held October 9-11 in Washington, D.C.
BOTHELL, Wash. Lockheed Martin won a contract with the U.S. Army to develop and deliver up to four 300 kW-class laser weapon systems to the Army’s Indirect Fire Protection Capability-High Energy Laser (IFPC-HEL) prototype program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Rheinmetall is presenting its PATH Autonomy Kit (A-Kit) at the Association of the United States Army's annual trade show this week, highlighting its capability to transform various vehicle platforms into autonomous units.
WASHINGTON, D.C. General Dynamics Mission Systems introduced a range of different technologies designed to enhance warfare capabilities and improve communication in contested environments at the Association of the United States Army's annual trade show this week.
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