Military Embedded Systems

Press Releases

Avionics

Abaco Announces Single Board Computer and Avionics I/O Boards for Flight-Certifiable Applications - Press Release

March 30, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 30, 2021 Abaco Systems, Inc. announced the release of two boards, the SBC314C single board computer and RAR15XC avionics data bus communications XMC mezzanine board, for embedded flight-certifiable applications. Previously only available as part of the FORCE2C rugged line replaceable unit (LRU), the two are now each available as separate boards. 

Radar/EW

BAE Systems wins $42.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy for Landing Systems Integration Support - Press Release

March 30, 2021

BAE Systems was awarded a four-year $42.5 million task order by the U.S. Navy to provide shore-based landing systems integration (LSI) support services for instrument carrier and instrument landing systems (ICLS/ILS).

Comms

U.S. Navy Awards WISER Prize for Location, Navigation, and Timing Solution - Press Release

March 26, 2021

RALEIGH, NC, March 25, 2021 — This week NIWC Atlantic named WISER Systems, a leader in wireless location and tracking systems, a top prize winner for the Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) category in the U.S. Navy’s Palmetto Tech Bridge Prize Challenge 2021.

Unmanned

uAvionix Receives DoD AIMS Certification for Mode 5 Micro IFF Transponder for UAS - Press Release

March 25, 2021

Bigfork, Montana – March 24, 2021 – uAvionix Corporation today announced it has achieved DoD AIMS Mk XIIB certification of its first Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponder, the RT-2087/ZPX-B. With this certification, ZPX-B becomes the world’s smallest, certified micro-IFF transponder, reducing Size, Weight, and Power Consumption (SWaP) characteristics of typical IFF transponders by more than 90%, and at less than half the size, one-third the weight, and one fourth the power consumption of other Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) targeted IFF solutions.

Comms

Polte Works with Deloitte as Primary Location Technology in DoD 5G Smart Warehouse Initiative - Press Release

March 24, 2021

WASHINGTON – March 16, 2021 – Polte, innovator of Cloud Location over Cellular (C-LoC) technology, has announced the award of a subcontract from Deloitte in an initiative with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to develop a 5G-enabled smart warehouse prototype at the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Naval Base Coronado.

Radar/EW

Limiter modules from Teledyne Defense designed for high-reliability EW, radar applications - Press Release

March 24, 2021

MILPITAS, Calif. Teledyne e2v HiRel announced two new additions to its family of high power limiters: The TDLM052402, a quasi-active, 2 kW, L/S/C-band SMT PIN diode limiter and the TDLM961122 high power limiter module, a quasi-active, 1 kW, ARNS/IFF-band SMT PIN diode limiter. Both devices offer “always-on” high power CW and peak protection.

Radar/EW

PNI Sensor’s New Dismounted Soldier Tracking Technology Provides Precise Location in GPS-denied Environments - Press Release

March 23, 2021

SANTA ROSA, Calif., – March 23, 2021 – PNI Sensor, the world’s foremost expert in precision location, motion tracking, and fusion of sensor systems into real-world applications, has announced new Dismounted Soldier Tracking (DST) technology that determines a soldier’s precise location, even when GPS is compromised or denied.

Radar/EW

Pentek’s Latest L-Band RF Tuner XMC Module Enhances SATCOM and Communications Applications - Press Release

March 18, 2021

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ–Pentek, Inc., today announced the newest member of its highly popular Jade family of high-performance XMC FPGA modules. The Jade Model 71891 XMC module is an L-Band RF tuner with two 400 MHz A/Ds based on the high density Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA. The Model 71891 is designed for connection directly to SATCOM or communications system L-band signals.

Unmanned

Aerovel Raises $2.5 Million to Support Continued Development of its Flexrotor UAS - Press Release

March 17, 2021

White Salmon, WA – March 16, 2021 – Aerovel, manufacturer of Flexrotor, the most advanced Group 2 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft, today announced that it has raised $2.5 million in Series B capital. The investment is from undisclosed leaders in aviation. Aerovel is using the funds to accelerate growth, increase production capacity and hire additional engineers.

Radar/EW

EIZO Expands Its Line of COTS Rugged Monitors with Three Customizable Models that Comply with MIL Standards - Press Release

March 17, 2021

Altamonte Springs, Florida, March 17, 2021 – EIZO Rugged Solutions Inc., a provider of ruggedized graphics and video products, has released three rugged LCD monitors to join its current lineup – Talon RGD3202W (32-inch), RGD2802 (28-inch), and RGD2102W (21.5-inch).

Radar/EW

New Highly-Integrated VPX Chassis Manager Optimized for Security and VITA 65/SOSA Profiles - Press Release

March 16, 2021

Annapolis, MD (March 15, 2021) – A new VITA 46.11-aligned WILD VPX Chassis Manager (WABGM0) has been introduced by Annapolis Micro Systems, a leading FPGA board and systems supplier. It enables critical chassis control, maintenance, and security functions, was developed in alignment with the SOSA Technical Standard, and offers commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) availability.

Radar/EW

TTE Filters Launches Two New Filter Series that Offer “Brick Wall” Performance to 7GHz for Semiconductor and IC Testing – LC17 Series & HC17 Series - Press Release

March 15, 2021

TTE Filters, a USA based manufacturer of high reliability RF filters and microwave filters for demanding communication and signal processing applications, introduces two new filter series for high frequency testing applications. The new LC17 and HC17 filter series provide brick wall characteristics and performance to 7GHz making them ideal for Audio Digital Conversion and Digital Audio Conversion (ADC/DAC) test set ups. Such signal conditioning testing is especially important for semiconductor chips and integrated circuits where testing frequencies continue to trend higher and higher (now in the GHz range). Relevant markets include commercial, industrial, medical, military/defense and test & measurement.

Radar/EW

Kaman Measuring Announces New KD-5100+ High Reliability Sensor System for Fast Steering Mirror Control - Press Release

March 09, 2021

Middletown, CT – The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the KD-5100+, an upgraded higher reliability version of Kaman’s legacy KD-5100 measuring system. The KD-5100+ retains the proven performance of the KD-5100 system while incorporating upgrades to the circuit layout, ground connections, and sensor connectors. The upgraded system also features higher reliability diodes and capacitors.

Radar/EW

Ampex Data Systems Announces Contract Supporting Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base - Press Release

March 08, 2021

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, is pleased to announce the award of a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of the Air Force Test Center. The contract will provide telemetric electrical system-supplies and ancillary services to Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), Eglin AFB, and other Department of Defense (DoD) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) activities.

Comms

Pixus Releases MIL-grade Version of RX310 Software Defined Radio - Press Release

March 08, 2021

Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has announced a new implementation of its ruggedized enclosure utilizing NI’s Ettus Research brand Software Defined Radio (SDR).