ARLINGTON, Va. Mission-critical RF company CAES won a spot to continue contributing to the U.S. Air Force on the Extremely Wideband Radio Frequency Spectrum Operations (EWO) system, .
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. L3Harris Technologies recently delivered the Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) space vehicle -- a satellite billed as an alternative to GPS -- to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) integration and test facility at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
ARLINGTON, Va. RF electronics maker CAES announced it won a contract from Northrop Grumman valued at more than $24 million to provide M-Code GPS antennas to support precision guidance kits (PGK).
TAUFKIRCHEN, Germany. Sensors maker Hensoldt has signed an agreement to develop sensor equipment that can be integrated into a pod to give the recently commissioned Eurodrone a signals-intelligence (SIGINT) capability.
RESTON, Va. Engineering firm CACI International won a single-award prime contract worth potentially $284 million with the National Security Agency (NSA) to provide mission expertise and systems engineering support for NSA’s Cybersecurity Directorate.
ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Navy 5th Fleet reported a successful conclusion to its Digital Horizon exercise, a three-week event held during December 2022 that tested unmanned and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for possible use in maritime operations.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) equipment supplier Annapolis Micro Systems announced the addition of new 3U VPX ATR [air transport rack] and 19-inch rackmount chassis to its WILD100 family of chassis, backplanes, and chassis managers.
RESTON, Va. Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) won a contract with the U.S. Navy worth $349 million to continue support for the Navy's In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) functions for Afloat and Ashore Tactical Networks (TACNET).
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the14 Naval Warfare Centers signed a memorandum of understanding with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate in the area of quantum computing in order to exchange technical expertise collaborate on projects that will create useful quantum computing capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).
BELOIT, Wis. Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD) has signed an agreement with the U.S. Navy to deploy the FMD FM OnBoard remote-collaboration and asset-monitoring technology on Navy ships.
HOBOKEN, N.J. Data-privacy firm Duality Technologies has been selected for Phase II of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Data Protection in Virtual Environments (DPRIVE) program.
CANBERRA, Australia. The government of Australia announced that it has bought 20 Lockheed Martin High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), and associated hardware, for an estimated cost of $385 million.
PUNE, Maharashtra, India. The size of the global market for 5G in aerospace and defense -- estimated at $251.20 million in 2021 -- is projected to reach $4.96 billion by 2030, according to a market research report from 360i Research, "Global 5G in Aerospace & Defense Market -- Global Forecast 2022-2030."
ARLINGTON, Va. DARPA announced that it will participate in a new long-term university research collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and a consortium of companies in the defense and commercial semiconductor industries, called the Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0).
MELVILLE, N.Y. Micross Components -- which makes microelectronics products used in the defense, aerospace, and space industries, among others -- announced it has acquired KCB Solutions (Shirley, Massachusetts), a provider of RF and microwave products.
CARLSBAD, Calif. Radar sensing and perception company Metawave announced at the CES trade show that it won a $1.7 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the U.S. Army to develop long-range radar sensing and perception solutions for off-road autonomous vehicle (AGV) operation in adverse weather and complex operating conditions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Navy has awarded eight companies positions on a follow-on contract -- which could run as much as 10 years and $4.1 billion -- to deliver production units, software, laboratory equipment, system components, and spares for surface, shore, and submarine platforms in support of the Navy’s Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program.
ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND, Canada. A synthetic aperture sonar (SAS) system from Kraken Robotics will be the standard payload offering on Huntington Ingalls Industry's (HII’s) new REMUS 620 Medium Class unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV).
GROTON, Conn. General Dynamics Electric Boat has won a $5.1-billion modification of the previously awarded Columbia Integrated Product and Process Development Contract with the U.S. Navy for the Columbia class of submarines, the U.S.'s next-generation sea-based strategic deterrent.
ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Technologies recently demonstrated -- among other things -- FlexLink, an open-system radio technology developed by Raytheon's Collins Aerospace business unit intended to link multiple air and ground platforms that will ultimately connect defense networks and simplify U.S. Army command-and-control systems.