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KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. L3Harris Technologies recently delivered the Navigation Technology Satellite-3 (NTS-3) space vehicle -- a satellite billed as an alternative to GPS -- to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) integration and test facility at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
TYSONS, Va. Software company DEFCON AI reported finalizing a Department of the Air Force Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract that will help accelerate the transition from prototype to production code for DEFCON AI’s operational-level logistics and mobility-training software.
MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies recently delivered the first several of what will be more than 100 T7 explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) robots to the U.S. Air Force as part of a contract supporting the Air Force's global EOD mission.
FORT WORTH, Texas. Lockheed Martin announced that Germany's Ministry of Defense is procuring 35 Lockheed Martin 5th-generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
PASADENA, Calif. Artificial-intelligence (AI) company Virtualitics announced a partnership with U.S. Air Force command Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) to establish a Center of Excellence focused on delivering AI-enabled software solutions for bomber and missile weapon systems to increase aircraft availability and mission readiness.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Collins Aerospace has been tapped by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to develop a modern Common VLF Receiver Increment 2 (CVRi2) communications protocol for the future Survivable Airborne Operations Center (SAOC), a small fleet of aircraft that are being built and equipped for the highest level of government to direct military forces, deliver emergency war orders, and coordinate civil authorities in the case of destruction of ground command-and-control centers.
MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies will purchase Viasat’s tactical data link (TDL) business for roughly $1.96 billion, a move L3 Harris officials say enables the company to expand resilient communication and networking capabilities to a larger user base across multiple domains.