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Brazilian Army equipped with high frequency cellular comms system - News

December 08, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace has been selected by the Brazilian Army to provide its high frequency (HF) cellular communications system as part of the Brazilian Army Border Surveillance and Monitoring Strategic Program (SISFRON) to improve communications capabilities for forces operating in the Amazon region.

A.I.

AI to bolster data-driven supply chain operations for U.S. Air Force - News

December 08, 2021

PALO ALTO, Calif. ThroughPut Inc, an industrial artificial intelligence (AI) supply chain company, has announced it has won a contract to work with the U.S. Air Force to accelerate the Armed Forces' ability to manage and combat complex supply chain disruptions in real-time.

A.I.

AI startup's situational tech for European defense funded by Spotify co-founder - News

December 08, 2021

MUNICH. Co-founder of Spotify Daniel Ek has invested over $133 million into a Germany-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup called Helsing for the development of battlefield AI, according to a press release authored by YPOG, the advising legal team for the latest round of funding.

Radar/EW

Radiation-hardened integrated circuit tech in development for the space industry - News

December 07, 2021

MANASSAS, Va. BAE Systems announced that the company has been selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) to qualify a new generation of integrated circuit technology for use in space.

Comms

Digital software factory for NextGen Interceptor approved by MDA - News

December 07, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has approved the Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Missiles & Defense Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) team’s common software factory solution and its associated digital infrastructure following successful testing.

Comms

Data network for Coast Guard to be modernized by AT&T - News

December 07, 2021

OAKTON, Va. AT&T announced that the company will consolidate the U.S. Coast Guard's (USCG) disparate data communications networks onto a single modernized data communications platform under a task order from the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, the Defense Information Systems Agency's contracting arm.

Avionics

Open architecture electronic warfare system to equip USAF aircraft - News

December 02, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Air Force has collaborated with BAE Systems to cross-deck the company's advanced Compass Call electronic warfare system onto its next-generation electronic warfare aircraft.

Avionics

Data link communication for rotary wing aircraft demoed by Rohde & Schwarz - News

December 02, 2021

GERMANY. Rohde & Schwarz and partners have carried out stationary tests of the company's data link communication system for rotary wing aircraft on the premises of the Bundeswehr Technical Center for Aircraft and Aeronautical Equipment (WTD 61) in Manching.

Comms

M-Code GPS modules by BAE Systems to be delivered to DoD - News

December 02, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has executed a $316 million contract option for BAE Systems’ advanced M-Code Global Positioning System (GPS) modules, raising the contract funding to $641 million.

Avionics

Software-defined transceiver undergoes capability demo on rotary wing aircraft - News

December 01, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. BAE Systems announced that it has completed a capability demonstration of its FireNet software-defined communication transceiver. During the demo, the FireNet system displayed additional channel capabilities for rotary wing aircraft to arm warfighters with a unified tactical network and enable Joint All Domain Operations (JADO).

A.I.

AI-powered solutions for missile defense in development with 1st Edge - News

November 30, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 1st Edge, company specializing in designing solutions using artificial intelligence (AI) and new technologies, has won a $9.7 million Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to develop AI solutions for the U.S. Army.

Comms

EO/IR satellite prototype by GA-EMS has been upgraded for Space Force program - News

November 30, 2021

SAN DIEGO, Calif. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has announced that the spacecraft it is designing for the U.S. Space Force (USSF) Space Systems Command (SSC) Electro-Optical Infrared (EO/IR) Weather System (EWS) satellite program has been upgraded to a three-to-five-year prototype spacecraft with residual operational capability.

A.I.

Image generator for jet training uses gaming engine for physics-based simulation - News

November 30, 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. CAE has announced the launch of its new CAE Prodigy image generator (IG) at this year's Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), which is a training and simulation event for the military.

Comms

Soldiers in GPS-denied environments require sensor-powered navigation tech - Story

November 29, 2021

Knowing your exact location, how you got there, and how to get back are luxuries that the military on the move doesn’t always have the option to exercise. The satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) – such a staple of modern navigation – is undeniably a technological feat but can become an exploitable weakness when manipulated by an adversary. Technologies designed to operate in GPS-denied environments are being engineered in response to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) need to operate in areas where navigational infrastructures simply cannot exist.

Radar/EW

Sensor system for armored vehicles to be updated by HENSOLDT - News

November 29, 2021

GERMANY. HENSOLDT announced it will be updating its Multifunctional Self-Protection System (MUSS) for armored vehicles in order to detect and ward off additional, newly emerging threats.

Radar/EW

Mobile high-mast solution for Giraffe 4A Radar to help detect low-altitude threats - News

November 24, 2021

SWEDEN. Saab has announced the launch of a new mobile high-mast solution with the Finnish partner Conlog Oy for efficient deployment in order to address low-altitude threats such as cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on the battlefield.

Comms

JP9102 SATCOM project for Australian Defense Force adds L3Harris to team - News

November 24, 2021

AUSTRALIA. Northrop Grumman Australia announced that L3Harris Technologies has joined the growing team of satellite communications (SATCOM) providers working to deliver the Commonwealth the sovereign capability solution for JP9102, the Australian Defense Force’s Satellite Communication System project.

Avionics

Medallion MR e-Series visual display systems to supplement RAF Typhoon program - News

November 24, 2021

QUEBEC, Canada. CAE announced that it is installing the first two CAE Medallion MR e-Series visual display systems with BAE Systems as part of the Typhoon Future Synthetic Training (TFST) program for the Royal Air Force (RAF).

Comms

Hybrid electric HUMVEE concept aimed at reducing carbon footprint - News

November 23, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. QinetiQ has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with automotive manufacturer AM General to accelerate the development of electrification technologies for military vehicles.

Cyber

Digital engineering to be used by BAE Systems under cybersecurity contract - News

November 23, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Army has selected BAE Systems to serve as a prime contractor on Lot 1 of the 10-year, $2.4 billion National Cyber Range Complex Event Planning, Operations, and Support hybrid contract.

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