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Radar/EW

Advanced SiP assemblies from CAES will continue on USAF wideband radio - News

January 31, 2023

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, .

Comms

GPS-alternative satellite delivered to AFRL for testing - News

January 30, 2023

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. 

Comms

GPS antennas using M-Code garners CAES contract with Northrop Grumman - News

January 26, 2023

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).

Radar/EW

Sensors for Eurodrone pods to be made by Hensoldt - News

January 24, 2023

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. 

Cyber

Cybersecurity contract worth $248 million signed between CACI, NSA - News

January 24, 2023

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.

Unmanned

Unmanned systems trial leveraging AI tech completed by U.S. Navy - News

January 17, 2023

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.

Radar/EW

SOSA aligned chassis managers debuted by Annapolis Micro Systems - News

January 16, 2023

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.  

Comms

U.S. Navy signs tactical-networking contract for ships with SAIC - News

January 13, 2023

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).

Cyber

Quantum-computing agreement signed between NRL, AFRL - News

January 12, 2023

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).

Cyber

Cyberdefense contract to bring augmented- and virtual-reality capabilities to U.S. Navy - News

January 11, 2023

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.

A.I.

Machine learning project from DARPA gets nod for Phase 2 - News

January 10, 2023

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. 

Radar/EW

Lockheed Martin to deliver 20 HIMARS to Australian government - News

January 09, 2023

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.

Comms

5G in aerospace and defense to record CAGR of 39.30% by 2030, report predicts - News

January 05, 2023

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."

 

Radar/EW

Microelectronics research to be led by DARPA, U.S. universities - News

January 04, 2023

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). 

Radar/EW

Micross acquires RF and microwave company KCB Solutions - News

January 04, 2023

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.  

Unmanned

Radar sensing and perception for autonomous ground systems wins Army SBIR grant - News

January 04, 2023

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.

Cyber

U.S. Navy cyber program awards $4.1 billion in follow-on contracts - News

January 03, 2023

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.

Unmanned

UUV from HII will carry synthetic aperture sonar from Kraken Robotics - News

December 22, 2022

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).  

Comms

General Dynamics Electric Boat nabs $5.1 billion contract mod for new subs - News

December 22, 2022

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.

Comms

Network and connectivity project for JADC2 gets tryout by Raytheon Technologies - News

December 21, 2022

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. 

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