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.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. The Green Hills Software INTEGRITY-178 real-time operating system (RTOS) is now deployed on the Lockheed Martin C–130J Special Mission Display Processor (SMDP) for the U.S. Air Force, according to an announcement from Green Hills Software.
U.S. NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND, Gulf of Aqaba. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) is now operationally testing a new unmanned surface vessel (USV) in the Gulf of Aqaba (off the coast of Jordan) as part of a drive to integrate new unmanned systems and artificial intelligence (AI) into U.S. 5th Fleet operations.
ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded defense-cybersecurity contractor Parsons (Centreville, Virginia) a $10.8 million contract to make a prototype of a ground operations center for DARPA's Blackjack satellite constellation.
RESTON, Va. Information technology contractor SAIC (Science Applications International Corp.) has won a five-year contract valued at $99 million with the U.S. Air Force under which the company will continue work with the Weapon Engagement Simulation Technology for Advanced Research (WESTAR) program -- within the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) -- on development of modeling capabilities to assist in the research, development, and transition of Air Force weapons systems.
ANDOVER, Mass. Satellite manufacturers operating in the New Space market sector will need to come up with solutions that will enable a 20-time increase in internet bandwidth over the next 10 years, according to a new report by Rob Russell, vice president, Aerospace and Defense, Vicor Corp.
TAIWAN. ADLINK Technology announced a strategic partnership with Pixus Technologies to develop highly integrated, Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) aligned OpenVPX system solutions aimed at deployment in mission-critical defense and aerospace applications.
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) recently chose network company Lumen Technologies to provide virtual private network (VPN) services, including remote access solutions, to more than 650 Army Reserve locations across the nation.
Cybersecurity accord signed between Xage and Iron Bow to ensure digital security for U.S. DoD and other federal agencies - NewsDecember 09, 2021
PALO ALTO, Calif. Cybersecurity company Xage is partnering with IT provider Iron Bow Technologies to offer zero-trust cybersecurity solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies.
AMSTERDAM. Massive demand for GNSS [global navigation satellite system] technologies to integrate into new CRPAs [controlled reception pattern antennas], M-code-enabled receivers, and Assured PNT [position, navigation, and timing] devices in various military platforms will mean that the market for global GNSS antijamming products will reach $7.55 billion through 2029, a large increase from the $2.00 billion market seen in 2021, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Military GNSS Anti-Jamming Systems -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029."
SYRACUSE, N.Y. Defense R&D company SRC has garnered a contract worth $14 million with the for Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to work on Multi-domain Agile Condor Enhancements (MDACE) software prototype and hardware.
RESTON, Va. Engineering firm CACI International announced that it has won a five-year, $80.5 million task order to support the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, under a U.S. Department of Defense Information Analysis Center (DOD IAC) multiple-award contract.
Electromagnetic-spectrum superiority will depend on agency and technology partnerships, says DoD official - NewsDecember 03, 2021
58th AOC INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM AND CONVENTION, WASHINGTON, DC. The U.S. military must work with fellow government agencies, the commercial realm, and international groups to ensure electromagnetic-spectrum superiority over adversaries in all domains, said Kelly Fletcher, acting chief information officer at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in a speech on Wednesday at the annual Association of Old Crows conference.
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BOULDER, Colo. Blue Canyon Technologies has signed a contract worth $14.6 million with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to build a small satellite bus for explorations beyond geosynchronous Earth orbit that can explore deep space, reaching past where most U.S. military satellites operate.
ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held space electronics firm SEAKR Engineering (Centennial, Colorado). SEAKR Engineering is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, reporting to Raytheon Intelligence & Space, one of four RTX businesses.
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems announced that it has acquired Atlanta Micro, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance RF modules and components that is based in Norcross, Georgia.
Space-based missile-warning system successfully tested by Lockheed Martin and U.S. Space Force - NewsNovember 23, 2021
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Space Force report that they have conducted the system-level critical design review (CDR) for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (NGG) Block 0 space program, one more important step toward launching the first NGG satellite in 2025.
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio. Parallax Advanced Research -- a nonprofit technology accelorator -- garnered a contract worth $2 million from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Sensors Directorate to participate in the Multi-Sensor Exploitation for Tactical Autonomy (META) program under the AFRL Autonomy Capability Team 3, or ACT3, program.
Helmet-based displays for military helicopter pilots to improve with new image-processing techniques - NewsNovember 19, 2021
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. High-resolution microdisplay maker Kopin Corp. has begun delivering its new superhigh-brightness Brillian active matrix liquid crystal display (AMLCD) for the Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) System used by U.S. Army helicopter pilots.