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Comms

Mission-critical data-management network goes live across maritime, land, air operations - News

June 15, 2021

San Diego, Calif. Blue Sky Network has launched SkyLink, a dual-mode data-management configuration that can be used across land, air, sea, and IoT realms to capture and disseminate mission-critical information from any location and display it in a secure online portal. 

From The Editor

GIVING BACK: Headstrong - Blog

June 14, 2021

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. To back that up, our parent company – OpenSystems Media – will make a donation to every group we showcase on this page.

Comms

Communications contract worth $3.3 billion signed between Harris Global Communications and U.S. Army - News

June 11, 2021

ROCHESTER, N.Y. Harris Global Communications, a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, has won a firm-fixed-price contract worth $3.3 billion with the U.S. Army to supply and upkeep radios, communication equipment, plus ancillary and spare parts. 

Radar/EW

Radar upgrade bid for F-15 aircraft awarded to Raytheon under potential $3.12 billion contract - News

June 11, 2021

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Raytheon Technologies -- Intelligence and Space Division -- was awarded a contract worth as much as $3.12 billion to build upgraded radar systems for advanced versions of the F-15 Eagle jet fighter, according to an announcement from the F-15 Division Contracts Branch, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio). 

Unmanned

Novel counter-UAS system trialed by DARPA, gets green light to roll out to services - News

June 10, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) -- the research and development section of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) tasked with finding innovative solutions to often-intractable problems -- has unveiled a new counter-unmanned aerial system (c-UAS) designed to protect high-value convoys on the move.

Comms

Communications used for military purposes evolving and growing in sophistication, study says - News

June 07, 2021

AMSTERDAM. The global market for communications systems used for military purposes is evolving and expanding, with a market valued at $28.5 billion in the year 2020 and an antaicipated value of around $39.72 billion by the year 2029, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 3.38% over the forecast period, according to a new study by Market Forecast, "Global Military Communications Systems -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029."

Comms

Military-communications systems forecast to grow at CAGR of 3.38% between 2020-2029 - News

June 01, 2021

AMSTERDAM. The market revenue for the global military-communications market -- accounting for $28.5 billion as of 2020 -- is anticipated to reach a value of around $39.72 billion by the year 2029, a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 3.38% over the forecast period, according to a new study by Market Forecast, "Global Military Communications Systems -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029."

Radar/EW

Imaging breakthrough could mean sharper analysis of semiconductors and quantum materials - News

May 28, 2021

ITHACA, N.Y. Researchers at Cornell University have improved their own high-powered microscope that now enables users to see atoms at record resolution, resulting in an ultraclose image with picometer (one-trillionth of a meter) precision.

Unmanned

Autonomous-flight cooperation pact signed by Mercury Systems and Airbus Defence and Space - News

May 26, 2021

ANDOVER, Mass. and MUNICH, Germany. Mercury Systems and Airbus Defence and Space announced that they will cooperate in the area of autonomous and flight-control computer programs.

Radar/EW

Electronic warfare market to generate to $23.56 billion by 2028, study says - News

May 26, 2021

PORTLAND, Ore. The global electronic warfare (EW) market, which totaled $15.81 billion in 2020, is estimated to reach $23.56 billion by 2028 -- growing at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6% between 2021 and 2028 -- according to a new report published by Allied Market Research, "Electronic Warfare Market by Capability (Electronic Protection, Electronic Support and Electronic Attack), Equipment (Jammer, Countermeasure System, Decoy, Directed Energy Weapon, and Others), Product (EW Equipment, and EW Operational Support), and Platform (Land, Naval, Airborne, and Space): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021–2028."

Unmanned

UUVs ordered by U.S. Navy are modular, portable, and upgradeable - News

May 25, 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.  Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries reported that the U.S. Navy has ordered two REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) for use in national-security missions.

Unmanned

Unmanned surface vessel from HII to test autonomy, sensor capabilities - News

May 20, 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. Shipbuilding concern Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has debuted its Proteus unmanned surface vessel (USV) for testing and development of autonomy capabilities. 

Radar/EW

SIGINT and ELINT upgrade contract for U.S. Air Force aircraft garnered by AMETEK Abaco - News

May 19, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. AMETEK Abaco Systems has won a design contract worth an initial value of $211,000 -- with a lifetime potential as much as $20 million -- with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) as part of an electronics intelligence (ELINT) and signal intelligence (SIGINT) capabilities upgrade for radio-frequency data intelligence gathering over a distributed fleet of USAF aircraft. 

Comms

SDRs using multinode network under development by Collins Aerospace for U.S. Air Force - News

May 18, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace (a unit of Raytheon Technologies) has been tasked by the U.S. Air Force with developing two software-defined radios (SDRs) that will connect and transmit airborne and ground radio data for the first time using a multinode network. The contracts are worth up to $21 million for the company.

Radar/EW

GPS modules for contested environments ordered from BAE Systems by Defense Logistics Agency - News

May 18, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. BAE Systems has won a contract worth $325.5 million with the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to supply advanced Military Code (M-Code) GPS modules that will enable warfighters to conduct operations in contested electronic warfare (EW) environments.

Radar/EW

Hypersonics research at UCF hints at possibility of flight at speeds up to Mach 17 - News

May 17, 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) are building on the technology needed to enable hypersonic flight, as they reported that they have found a way to stabilize the detonation required for hypersonic propulsion, mainly by creating a special hypersonic reaction chamber for jet engines.

Cyber

U.S. cybersecurity to get boost following executive order - News

May 13, 2021

WASHINGTON. President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday (May 12) that is intended to harden the U.S. federal government's cybersecurity defenses, as the administration tackles a number of overlapping cyberintrusions. 

Comms

Military overmatch will increasingly hinge on superior edge computing, study says - News

May 12, 2021

AMSTERDAM. The increased prevalence of sensors used by the military for data capture, computing, and processing at the point of data acquisition means that users can see the direct benefits of edge computing on making more informed and quicker squads in the battlefield, according to a recent study by Market Forecast, "Global Edge Computing for Defense and Aerospace -- Market and Technology Forecast to 2029."

Comms

U.S. Navy grants JAG connectivity contract to Lumen Technologies - News

May 11, 2021

WASHINGTON. The U.S. Navy has chosen Lumen Technologies (Monroe, Louisiana) to provide secure high-speed connectivity, WiFi, unified communications, and managed network services to the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.

Unmanned

Counter-UAS market will be driven by heavy investment in UASs by defense, commercial users, study says - News

May 07, 2021

LONDON. The use of unmanned aerial systems (UASs) has gathered pace in recent years; as new technologies mature -- including AI and drone swarms -- countries will necessarily invest in cutting-edge counter-UAS (C-UAS) systems, according to a new study from GlobalData, "Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) in Aerospace and Defense -- Thematic Research."

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