FAIRFAX, Va. General Dynamics Mission Systems announced that it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to develop and produce a certified hand-held device to manage and transfer cryptographic key material and mission planning data.
Electronic warfare systems demand multifunctionality and integration in RF and microwave designs - StoryFebruary 07, 2022
Radio frequency (RF) and microwave technology used in the military is ever-evolving and necessarily acclimating to the congested digital battlefield. These solutions need to be fluent in the language of electronic warfare (EW). Demands for multifunctionality, digitization, and increased sensitivity are pushing designers to add these capabilities that warfighters require when translating electronic noise into actionable information.
MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies announced that the company has been selected by the U.S. Space Force to continue efforts to upgrade and modernize its space domain awareness, which is used to help combat anti-satellite threats.
POWAY, Calif. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has tested advanced datalink capability as part of a U.S. Army-funded development effort to upgrade the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) unmanned aircraft system (UAS).
CHANTILLY, Va. CAE announced that CAE Australia Pty Ltd. has signed a teaming agreement with Nova Systems to join Team AUStringer, which will respond to the Project AIR 5428 Phase 3 Aviation Mission Training System solicitation for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
REDMOND, Wash. and SAN DIEGO, Calif. Kymeta and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop products and solutions that will aim to enable modern, virtualized ground systems to better leverage the capabilities of next generation mobile satellite antennas.
ATLANTA, Ga. Safran Data Systems Inc. has won an award for the supply of two tracking telemetry antennas to be installed starting in the second quarter of 2023, at Eglin Air Force Base, a U.S. Air Force Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) in Florida.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman has won a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Perceptually-enabled Task Guidance (PTG) program to develop a prototype artificial intelligence (AI) assistant.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced that its Autonomous Flight Termination Units (AFTUs) carried onboard two sounding rockets were demonstrated during a High Operational Tempo for Hypersonics test flight campaign sponsored by the Navy Strategic Systems Programs and Army Hypersonic Program Office.
NASHUA, N.H. BAE Systems has won a $14 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to develop tools to decipher a number of radio frequency (RF) signals in order to help secure mission-critical information.
Syracuse, N.Y. SRC, Inc has won a contract, initially valued at $8.79 million, from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD), Artillery Systems Delivery Team for the provision of In-Service Support services for the AN/TPQ-49 Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar (LCMR).
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems, Inc. announced it has won a $17 million contract to provide radio frequency (RF) microelectronics to support missile capabilities of the United States and its allies to better ensure air dominance.
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin demonstrated the integration of the AN/SPY-7(v)1 radar into the Aegis Weapon System, completing the processing required to detect, track, and discriminate ballistic missile threats to then guide interceptors to those threats.
MELBOURNE, Fla. The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded L3Harris Technologies a competitive 10-year, $750 million single-award indefinite delivery, indefinitely quantity contract for multi-channel handheld and vehicular radio systems.
UNITED KINGDOM. ABD Solutions has created the first autonomous Wolfhound Tactical Support Vehicle (TSV) using retrofittable autonomous driving system. The systems was developed in partnership with NP Aerospace, engineering authority for the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) protected mobility fleet.
LYNNWOOD, Wash. Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co., has been selected by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation to provide a brake control system redesign for the U.S. Air Force fleet of F-16 aircraft.
EUROPE. Thales and Weibel Scientific, a Danish advanced doppler radar manufacturer, signed a contract for the acquisition of 12 Weibel Xenta short-range ground mission radars for a ground-based aerial defense (GBAD) solution within the Thales radar portfolio.
MOJAVE, Calif. Stratolaunch, an aerospace company that provides high-speed flight test services, has announced a research contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) involving hypersonic flight tests.
COLUMBIA, Md. Rohde & Schwarz announced that the company will equip the German Navy's NH90 Multi-Role Frigate Helicopter (MRFH), with SOVERON family airborne radios that include embedded communications security. Each aircraft is fitted with three VHF/UHF transceivers plus spares.
BRAZIL. The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and AEL Sistemas, Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary, the prime contractor of the Brazilian Link-BR2 strategic program, concluded a series of flight tests for the integration of E-LynXTM airborne software-defined radio (SDR) onboard two F-5M aircraft.