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Unmanned

Unmanned surface ship project for U.S. Navy awards six contracts - News

August 03, 2022

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Navy asked six companies that specialize in autonomous marine vessels to come up with different concepts for a large unmanned surface vessel (LUSV) that would carry cargo, sensors, and weapons and travel the ocean in addition to the Navy’s manned surface force.

Unmanned

Autonomous military weapons market to reach $19.75 billion in 2026, study says - News

August 03, 2022

DUBLIN. The global market for autonomous military weapons is projected to grow from $13.30 billion in 2022 to $19.75 billion in 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.4%, according to a report from Research and Markets, "The Autonomous Military Weapons Global Market Report 2022, By Type, Product, Platform."

Cyber

DoD awards $826 million technology-support task order to HII - News

August 01, 2022

MCLEAN, Va. Defense-technology contractor Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) won a contract potentially worth as much as $826 million from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that will cover integrated technology needs across the national-security arena.

Unmanned

Modular boost rockets get test at White Sands Missile Range - News

July 29, 2022

U.S. ARMY/WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M.  Aerospace contractor X-Bow Systems (Albuquerque, New Mexico) reports a succcessful initial launch of its Bolt Rocket -- the first vehicle in X-Bow's new suite of modular boost rockets -- at the White Sands Missile Range.

Radar/EW

DARPA embarks on muon project to enhance defense, scientific capabilities - News

July 28, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched a program called "Muons for Science & Security" (MuS2) with the aim of discovering a compact source of muons, which are deeply penetrating subatomic particles -- similar to electrons but about 200 times heavier -- that can be used in a variety of defense and scientific applications because they travel easily through dozens to hundreds of meters of water, solid rock, or soil.

Avionics

Safety-critical RTOS from Green Hills Software gets green light from USAF for C-5M - News

July 28, 2022

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Green Hills Software announced that its INTEGRITY-178 tuMP safety-critical real-time operating system (RTOS) will be used in the replacement multifunction controls and displays (RMCD) on the U.S. Air Force's C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport aircraft. 

Radar/EW

Supersonic aircraft to be built by Northrop Grumman and Boom Supersonic - News

July 27, 2022

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman and aviation designer Boom Supersonic (Denver, Colorado) agreed to collaborate on a new supersonic aircraft aimed at enabling quick-reaction aviation capabilities to the U.S. military and its allies. 

Comms

LEO satellite market to top $34 billion by 2030, study predicts - News

July 27, 2022

LEWES, Delaware. The global market for low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites -- valued at $9.6 billion in 2021 -- is expected to grow to $34.2 billion by 2030, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6%, according to a new market study from Verified Market Research, "Global LEO Satellite Market Size By Type, By Application, By End-Use, By Geographic Scope And Forecast." 

Avionics

U.S. Air Force will use P6 Combat Training System at all ranges - News

July 26, 2022

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) will use the Collins Aerospace/Leonardo DRS P6CTS as its official air-combat training program and selected the Collins Aerospace Tactical Combat Training System – Increment II (TCTS II) as its preferred solution.

Comms

Airborne SATCOM market to reach $7.3 billion by 2027, study predicts - News

July 26, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill. The market for airborne satellite communications (SATCOM) is projected to grow from $5.4 billion in 2022 to $7.3 billion by 2027, according to a study from MarketsandMarkets, "Airborne SATCOM Market by Installation Type, Application, Platform, Frequency, Component, and Region -- Global Forecast to 2027."

Unmanned

Army FVL fleet signs Collins Aerospace for mission system solution - News

July 25, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace will be the Mission System solutions provider for the next phase of the U.S. Army Air Launched Effects (ALE) small program for Army Aviation’s Enduring and Future Vertical Lift (FVL) fleet. 

From The Editor

GIVING BACK: Forever Young Veterans - Blog

July 22, 2022

Each issue, the editorial staff of Military Embedded Systems will highlight a different charitable organization that benefits the military, veterans, and their families. We are honored to cover the technology that protects those who protect us every day.

Comms

Program puts national focus on the future of microelectronics - Story

July 22, 2022

A future workforce capable of providing the secure microelectronics that will be needed by the U.S. government and industry are essential to the nation’s economy and security, and a program headed by Purdue University aims to make sure that happens.

Unmanned

UAS controlled by laser gets demo - News

July 21, 2022

FARNBOROUGH, U.K. Defense-technology company Qinetiq demonstrated what it says is the world's first successful demonstration of an airborne uncrewed platform (or unmanned aerial system -- UAS) that was controlled by way of a laser communication system. 

Radar/EW

Radar equipment from Mercury Systems to aid in Leonardo UK testing and optimization - News

July 21, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass. Radar equipment from Mercury Systems will be implemented in Leonardo UK's yet-to-be-deployed "E-Scan" airborne radar as Leonardo embarks on factory testing of its new radar systems.  

Comms

M-Code GPS receivers delivered to Germany by BAE Systems via FMS - News

July 13, 2022

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. BAE Systems announced delivery to Germany of advanced M-Code GPS receivers for ground-based missions under a contract with U.S. Space Systems Command. 

Radar/EW

Tactical data link market to be driven in part by demand for unmanned, study says - News

July 12, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill. The global market for tactical data links, estimated at $8.1 billion in 2022, is projected to reach $10.3 billion by 2027, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% during that span, according to a research report from MarketsandMarkets, "Tactical Data Link Market by Application (Command & Control, ISR, EW, Radio Communication), Platform (Ground, Airborne, Naval, Unmanned Systems, Weapons), Component, Frequency, Data Link Type, Point of Sale, Military Standard, Region -- Forecast to 2027.”

Cyber

Encryption module from Mercury for safeguarding data-at-rest gets NSA certification - News

July 08, 2022

ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems announced that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has certified its Jannson Data-At-Rest (JDAR) encryptor to help users protect stored data that is classified secret and below.

Comms

Space situational-awareness market will be driven by need for satellite and GPS, study says - News

July 01, 2022

NORTHBROOK, Ill. The space situational-awareness market, which was at a level of $1.5 billion in 2021, is projected to grow to $1.8 billion by 2026, at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%, according to a new MarketsandMarkets study, "Space Situational Awareness Market."

Radar/EW

Electronic warfare's future: integration with cybersecurity solutions, study predicts - News

June 30, 2022

AMSTERDAM. Companies developing next-generation electronic warfare (EW) solutions are researching and developing solutions for integrating EW components with cybersecurity solutions, with these integrations occuring in the realm of data encryption, using secured communication channels, and secure authentication for access, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Electronic Warfare - Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."

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