TUCSON, Ariz. Raytheon Missiles & Defense has secured a potential five-year, $1.68 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to provide modernization, activation, and sustainment support for the infrastructure and mission systems of Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers.
WASHINGTON. A team of researchers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) recently demonstrated the feasibility of terrestrial microwave power beaming by transmitting 1.6 kW of power over 1 km (0.62 miles).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The future lunar economy or "moon market" is on track to generate $105 billion over the next 10 years, according to research firm NSR’s recent study, "Moon Market Analysis, 2nd Edition."
DENVER. Liteye Systems has delivered its first SHIELD counter-small unmanned aerial system (C-sUAS) solution to the U.S. Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) HEL (high-energy laser) program, under the multiple-year contract Liteye signed with the Army in 2021.
SURREY, British Columbia, Canada. Global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market revenue growth is expected to be driven by rapid technological advancements over the next eight years, according to a new study by Emergen Research, "Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market."
ARLINGTON, Va. Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S -- a Raytheon Technologies business) recently finished installing its first Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (ASNT) system for the U.S. Air Force.
AMSTERDAM. The market for unmanned surface vehicles (USVs), while still in its early stages, continues to be active and will offer significant business opportunities over the next several years, according to a study by Market Forecast, "Unmanned Surface Vehicles for Defense and Security -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2030."
WASHINGTON. Artificial intelligence (AI) used in military applications, valued at $6.62 billion in 2021, is projected to reach a value of $13.71 billion by 2028, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.9% over the forecast period, according to a study from Vantage Market Research, "Artificial Intelligence In Military Market."
LONDON. Although augmented reality (AR) has to date struggled somewhat to meet soldiers' expectations in the battlefield, a report from GlobalData notes that the technology still offers critical advantages over virtual reality (VR).
SEA-AIR-SPACE 2022--NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. Collins Aerospace has won a contract with the U.S. Navy to develop a very-low-frequency (VLF) communications system for the E-6B Recapitalization Program (E-XX) as part of the Navy’s Take Charge and Move Out Weapons System, the company reported during the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space exposition, held this week at the Gaylord National Convention Center.
SEA-AIR-SPACE 2022--NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is showcasing new areas of research and innovative technologies during the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space exposition this week at the Gaylord National Convention Center.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace's Perigon flight-control computer will be a part of the Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing DEFIANT X advanced utility helicopter, a finalist for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.
ORLANDO, Fla. The University of Central Florida (UCF) has won a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for a one-year, $500,000 applied research project aimed at developing modeling and simulation capability to predict the hypersonic environment over a range of trajectories up to Mach 15.
SAN FRANCISCO. Software-infrastructure company Ditto has won a contract worth as much as $950 million from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) that calls for Ditto to develop its open systems-based Intelligent Edge Platform to power the USAF’s Advanced Battlefield Management System (ABMS).
AMSTERDAM. The worldwide demand for military-grade micro- and nano-unmanned aerial systems (UASs) will reach about 100,000 systems by the end of the decade, according to a new study from Market Forecast, "Micro and Nano Air Vehicles for Defense and Security -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2030." .
SAN JOSE. The global market for military and commercial flight simulation is projected to reach $6.1 billion by 2025, notching a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% over the analysis period, according to a new study by Global Industry Analysts, "Commercial and Military Flight Simulation -- Global Market Trajectory & Analytics."
ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems won a contract worth $24 million contract award from a leading defense prime contractor for avionics systems that will be used in a rotary-wing platform for the vertical heavy-lift market.
GERMANTOWN, Md. Hughes Network Systems has won a contract worth $18 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deploy a standalone 5G network at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington.
STUART, Fla. & TOULOUSE, France. Satellite company E-Space announced that it will launch its first demonstration satellites during the second quarter of 2022 as it seeks to validate the systems and technology for its planned sustainable satellite system.
WASHINGTON. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released its implementation plan for the Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept that is aimed at helping U.S. armed forces facilitate information-sharing and decision- making through the use of a warfighting network that will use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), automation, and predictive analytics.