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Combat-management system to be supplied for Swedish navy by Elbit Sweden - News

January 13, 2022

HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems Sweden has won a contract with Sweden's Defense Material Administration to equip the Royal Swedish navy with Elbit's Albatross Combat Management Systems (CMS). 

Avionics

Wind River to be acquired by Aptiv in $4.3 billion deal - News

January 11, 2022

DUBLIN. Mobility-technology company Aptiv has agreed to acquire mission-critical software provider Wind River (Alameda, California) from private-equity firm TPG Capital for $4.3 billion in cash.

Radar/EW

COTS, open architecture to be designed into Navy combat systems with VTG task order - News

January 10, 2022

CHANTILLY, Va. Engineering firm VTG has won a $20 million task order from the U.S. Navy to modernize the Aegis Combat System through its Technical Insertion 16 (TI16) Sustainment, Installation, Procurement, and Engineering Services contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command. 

Comms

Multidomain battlespace demo for Army conducted by Collins Aerospace - News

January 10, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace recently performed a demonstration of possible applications of its resilient networking, intelligent sensing, and secure autonomous processing capabilities for the U.S. Army and joint services that could potentially support Army modernization and CJADC2 (Combined Joint All Domain Command and Control) initiatives. 

Radar/EW

Fire-control system from Vortex Optics wins 10-year contract with U.S. Army - News

January 07, 2022

BARNEVELD, Wis. Vortex Optics has won a contract with the U.S. Army to provide as many as 250,000 XM157 Next Generation Squad Weapons -- Fire Control (NGSW-FC) systems, under the terms of a 10-year firm-fixed-price agreement that has an agreed minimum of $20 million and a maximum ceiling value of $2.7 billion. 

A.I.

AI-enabled autonomous systems for ISR garner Army demo contract - News

January 07, 2022

WOBURN, Mass. Intelligent autonomous system company Scientific Systems Company, Inc. (SSCI) has won a contract from the U.S. Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to demonstrate the disruptive power of autonomous air and space platforms collaborating to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) information.

Radar/EW

Battle-comms system from Northrop Grumman nabs $1 billion-plus Army contract - News

January 05, 2022

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a five-year contract from the U.S. Army valued at more than $1 billion to deliver low-rate initial production and full-rate production of the strategic Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) communications system.  

Unmanned

Airborne ISR market to grow to $26.8 billion worldwide by 2026, study says - News

January 04, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO. The global market for airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) -- estimated at $19.7 billion in the year 2020 -- is projected to reach $26.8 billion by 2026, growing at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% over the study period, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts, "Airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) -- Global Market Trajectory & Analytics."

Radar/EW

Sensors-weapons link gets $19.2 million contract nod from DARPA - News

January 04, 2022

BASKING RIDGE, N. J. Engineering firm Peraton Labs entered into a contract worth $19.2 million with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of the agency's Mission-Integrated Network Control (MINC) program, a venture that seeks to develop software that autonomously configures networks of networks, regardless of the communication device or networking resource.

Comms

SoCs for space the focus of contract between CAES and European Space Agency - News

January 03, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. MIssion-critical electronics company CAES has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a fault- and radiation-tolerant system-on-chip (SoC) intended for use in satellite and spacecraft applications.

Cyber

Data-systems contract signed between NASA, Development Seed - News

January 03, 2022

WASHINGTON. NASA has signed a contract with engineering firm Development Seed (Washington, D.C.) to support science data systems at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Comms

Microelectronics research group will support new, existing tech - News

December 30, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will join a long-term university research collaboration -- the Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0) -- together with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and a consortium of defense and commercial semiconductor companies. 

Comms

"Internet of Military Things" could serve as force multiplier, study finds - News

December 22, 2021

LONDON. The Internet of Military Things (IoMT), although still at a nascent stage of development, will enable advanced militaries to speed up and increase the efficiency of the observe, orient, decide, act (OODA) loop, according to a new study from GlobalData, "Internet of Military Things -- Thematic Research."

Avionics

Avionics RTOS from DDC-I to power new Honeywell cockpit system - News

December 22, 2021

PHOENIX. DDC-I's DO-178 Deos multicore real-time operating system (RTOS) has been chosen by Honeywell to host its new Honeywell Anthem cloud-native cockpit system, an always-on cloud-connected flight deck system that is intended to improve autonomy and flight efficiency. 

Unmanned

UUV performers chosen for Phase 2 of DARPA Manta Ray program - News

December 20, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has tapped Northrop Grumman Systems and Martin Defense Group win Phase 2 contracts to continue the Manta Ray unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) program. 

Radar/EW

Next-Generation Interceptor System team gets green light from Missile Defense Agency to proceed to next phase - News

December 20, 2021

FORT BELVOIR, Va. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has approved the System Requirements Review (SRR) from the Northrop Grumman and Raytheon Technologies team regarding the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI); the companies are now allowed to proceed with initial system design, additional risk-reduction testing, and critical-component qualification activities.

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Unmanned

Nano and micro UAS system market growth will be driven by tactical military operations, study predicts - News

December 20, 2021

AMSTERDAM. By 2030, the worldwide need for military-grade micro and nano unmanned aerial systems (UASs) will reach about 100,000 systems, with the bulk of the growth anticipated to occur from 2025 to 2030, when the majority of demand for small UASs will generate in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, and the Middle East and Africa, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Micro and Nano Air Vehicles for Defense and Security -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."

Unmanned

First MQ-4C Triton UAS for Australia takes shape - News

December 17, 2021

SYMONSTON, Australia. Northrop Grumman recently realized an important milestone in its production of Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial system (UAS), when the Triton team mounted the fuselage onto the aircraft's single-piece wing. 

Radar/EW

Radome market to reach $3.3 billion by 2026, study projects - News

December 17, 2021

DUBLIN. The radome market, estimated at $1.7 billion in 2021, is projected to reach $3.3 billion by 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.0% in the study period, according to a new report from Research and Markets, "The Radome Market by Platform, Application, Frequency, Offering, and Region -- Global Forecast to 2026."  

Comms

EO/IR satellite prototype for U.S. Space Force coming from Raytheon Intelligence & Space - News

December 15, 2021

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon Intelligence & Space has won a $67 million contract with the U.S. Space Force to demonstrate an electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) weather system (EWS) prototype that is expected to deliver operational data for the U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems Command.   

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