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Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod selected for F-16 fleet in Romanian and Thai Air Force - News

May 11, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. The F-16 fleet of the Romanian Air Force (RoAF) and Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) receive an advanced sensor capability. They become the 18th and 19th international customers as they select Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) for their F-16 aircraft.

Flight test completed with sense and avoid technology for UAS - News

May 07, 2015
ATLANTA. The completion of flight tests of the Multiple Intruder Autonomous Avoidance (MIAA) program was announced during AUVSI Unmanned Systems show in Atlanta. The tests conducted by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratories (AFRL) demonstrated the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Multiple Sensor Integrated Conflict Avoidance (MuSICA), a collision avoidance software.

UAV COTS-based subsystem solutions announced at AUVSI Unmanned Systems Show - News

May 05, 2015
ATLANTA. Announced at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2015 show this week were several rugged size, weight and power (SWaP) commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) processing and networking solutions for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by the Defense Solution division at Curtiss-Wright Defense.

Unmanned aerial system helps in cyclone Pam disaster relief mission - News

May 04, 2015
OREM, Utah. After the devastation of cyclone Pam, the Vanuatu government and the World Bank contacted Australian operator Heliwest to deploy Lockheed Martin’s Indago, a small unmanned aerial system (UAS). Unmanned systems can provide damage assessment information on disaster relief missions and the Indago collected images over a two-week period that provided the necessary data to operators.

Live-fire test on guided bullet in EXACTO program completed - News

May 01, 2015
Arlington, VA. DARPA Engineers of the Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program completed a round of live-fire tests on their self-guided bullets that were developed to increase accuracy on dynamic and difficult long-distance targets.

Surface mount VN-300 GPS/INS device joins industrial line of inertial sensors - News

April 30, 2015
DALLAS. Officials at VectorNav Technologies released a surface mount version of their VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The VN-300 surface mount device (SMD) joins the industrial line of inertial sensors: the VN-100 IMU/AHRS and VN-200 GPS/INS surface mount and rugged modules. The modules will be on display at AUVSI in Atlanta, GA from May 5-7, 2015.

Agreement enables camera stabilization on Raytheon's targeting systems with Northrop Grumman's LN-200 IMU - News

April 28, 2015
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. In an agreement between Northrop Grumman Corp. and Raytheon, Northrop Grumman will supply its LN-200 Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to Raytheon for its optical targeting systems.

U.S. Army body armor system reaches final stages of evaluations - News

April 27, 2015
VANCOUVER, B.C. Company officials at Mission Ready Services Inc. announced that its Next Generation Body Armor System has reached the final stages of prototyping and user evaluations.

U.S. Navy unmanned aircraft autonomously refuels in flight - News

April 23, 2015
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Over the coast of Maryland and Virginia in the Atlantic Test Ranges, the Navy’s Unmanned Combat Air System program completed a test objective of an Autonomous Aerial Refueling (ARR) of an unmanned aircraft, the X-47B.

Swarm of small UAVs are used in Navy's LOCUST demonstrations - News

April 22, 2015
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. Officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced a recent demonstration of the Low-Cost UAV Swarming Technology (LOCUST) Program. The exercise demonstrated technology of cooperative swarming of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Cybersecurity; prevention, detection, and remediation addressed in new Raytheon tool suite - News

April 21, 2015
DULLES, Va. Raytheon officials released their SureView suite this week. The new solution tackles cybersecurity by combining human and machine knowledge to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks.

U.S. Marine Corps P-19R firefighting vehicle enters production phase - News

April 20, 2015
OSHKOSH, Wis. Production and deployment phase begins for the P-19 Replacement (P-19R) Aircraft Rescue Fire Fight (ARFF) vehicle. The U.S. Marine Corps selected Oshkosh Defense, LLC. in May 2013 for the P-19R contract.

U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy complete testing of Air-to-Air Missile - News

April 20, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz. U.S. Air Force completes operational testing for the Advance Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), the AIM-120D. Following suit, the U.S. Navy finished its initial operational capability (IOC) on the missile.

Contract will update U.S. Navy submarine's weapon platforms - News

April 14, 2015
Arlington, VA. BAE Systems wins a three-year contract with the U.S. Navy to provide updated weapons engineering and services for U.S. and allied submarines.

Marine exercise tests DARPA air support system - News

April 09, 2015
ARLINGTON, VA. During TALON REACH, a U.S. Marine Corps infantry/aviation training exercise involving Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One and the Marine Infantry Officer Course (IOC), DARPA tested the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) system. The PCAS program enables sharing of real-time situational awareness and weapons systems data with almost any aircraft.

LRAS3 sensor-to-missile technology adds situational awareness and safety - News

April 07, 2015
MCKINNEY, Texas. U.S. military officials look to increase situational awareness and safety on the battlefield by integrating the Long Range Acquisition Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3) with sensor-to-missile technology from Raytheon.

NSA certifies General Dynamics' TCLANE 10G encryptor - News

April 06, 2015
FAIRFAX, Va., NSA has certified General Dynamics Missions Systems’ TCLANE-10G (KG-175X) in-line network encryptor. The NSA certification sanctions U.S. government organizations to use the 10G encryptor.

Congress approves funding; U.S. Navy issues modifications for Littoral Combat Ship contract - News

April 02, 2015
WASHINGTON. Lockheed Martin heads the industry team on the construction and procurement of a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) where the U.S. Navy just issued a contract modification with a value at $362 million and an additional $79 million for a second ship. The remaining balance will be funded by the end of the year.

AH-1W Cobra helicopter fires TOW 2A radio frequency missiles - News

March 30, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz., In a joint exercise with the Naval Air Systems Command, Raytheon test fired two tube-launched, optically-tracked, and wireless-guided (TOW) 2A radio frequency (RF) practice missiles from an AH-1W Cobra attack helicopter.
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