SAN DIEGO. Electronic warfare (EW) cyberspace company Boldend reports that it recently successfully tested its cyber capabilities together with MAG Aerospace's engineering and operational solutions on an airborne platform.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. Aerospace manufacturer SEAKR Engineering announced that it has successfully demonstrated optical inter-satellite links between two satellites operated by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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WASHINGTON. A joint experiment between the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the U.K. Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is preparing to launch into space to measure Earth’s ionosphere and particle radiation environment as part of the Coordinated Ionospheric Reconstruction CubeSat Experiment (CIRCE) mission.
VALKENBURG, Netherlands. The joint Boeing -- NATO PROJECT X innovation challenge -- a three-month-long innovation challenge aimed at generating new ideas for autonomous systems to reach inaccessible locations and improve situational awareness -- enabled teams from universities in the Netherlands to propose and test new approaches and technologies.
SAN DIEGO. Cubic Corp.'s Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions (CMPS) division has won a firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide the P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) system security update (SSU), which will further encrypt and secure the Air Combat Maneuver Instrumentation (ACMI) training systems used by aircrews to train for combat missions.
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems announced that it won a contract worth $25 million from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance radio frequency (RF) subsystems to be integrated into an electronic warfare (EW) application.
SAN DIEGO. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced that its OpenSpace satellite ground platform has been chosen by satellite services provider Intelsat as a key piece of its next-generation ground and space network.
AUSTIN, Texas. Artificial intelligence (AI) company SparkCognition Government Systems (SGS) participated in the Autonomous Warrior 2022 (AW22) exercises, held recently in Australia.
NEW YORK. The global market for tactical communications is expected to grow from $18.22 billion in 2022 to $29.14 billion by 2028, at an estimated combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.2% from 2022 to 2028, according to a recent study by The Insight Partners, "Tactical Communication Market Forecast to 2028."
HERNDON, Va. IT contractor Compass Point -- a subsidiary of Akima -- has won a spot on a contract with the U.S. Army to provide program support to the Cyber Capability Development Integration Directorate (CDID) at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
DENVER. Kleos Space and the U.S. Navy have signed an agreement under which Kleos will provide the Naval Surface Warfare Center Division, Crane (NSWC Crane) with its radio frequency (RF) geolocation data in realistic test scenarios to improve maritime domain awareness for real-world challenges.
JOHNSTOWN, Penn. Production of the Kongsberg Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) Remote Weapon Station (RWS) counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) has transitioned from Kongsberg, Norway to Kongsberg Protech Systems USA in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with the first system completing assembly and testing during March 2022.
FAIRFAX, Va. RF electronics provider Azure Summit Technology has won a $697.4 million single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract under the U.S. Navy's Ship's Signal Exploitation Equipment (SSEE) Transition Production program.
HOUSTON. Engineering contractor KBR has won a $44 million task order to protect the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Life Cycle Management (AFLCMC) Cyber Systems Engineering Directorate systems and software from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction.
ELKRIDGE, Md. Teledyne FLIR Defense (a unit of Teledyne Technologies) has won a contract worth $14 million to supply its Black Hornet 3 personal reconnaissance system (PRS) to the U.S. Army, under which the company will deliver the nano-unmanned aerial systems (UASs) to the service to augment squad and small unit-level surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities as part of the Army’s Soldier Borne Sensor (SBS) program.
AMSTERDAM. Swarm technology -- groups of uncrewed aerial systems (UASs) leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) that employ algorithms to augment the overall functioning of the system or group in real time-- is increasingly finding uses in military applications, according to a study by Market Forecast, "Swarm Technology -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."
LONDON. The global market for targeting pods -- valued at $3.87 billion in 2020 -- is expected to reach $6.02 billion by 2027, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.5% CAGR, according to a recent study by Brandessence Market Research & Consulting, "Global Targeting Pods Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2021-2027."
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems announced its new Avionics Modular Mission Platform (AMMP), what it calls the industry's first and only SOSA aligned, DAL-certifiable computer that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous capabilities.
SALT LAKE CITY. Sarcos Defense has won a new contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop a collaborative sensing platform for the detection, tracking, and classification of time-critical objects in dynamic adversarial environments to benefit the Department of Defense (DoD).
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. The U.S. Navy is developing a new mine countermeasure (MCM) sensor suite for the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopter that will enable the unmanned aerial system (UAS) to find and localize mines and obstacles on land and at sea.