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Cyber

Secure digital operations for U.S. Air Force enabled with D2iQ Kubernetes distribution - News

March 04, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. D2iQ, provider of the independent Kubernetes platform built to power smarter Day 2 operations, announced that the U.S. Air Force is using the D2iQ Konvoy Kubernetes distribution to support its transition to secure remote work.

Radar/EW

EW from BAE Systems for U.S. Air Force F-15s begin low-rate initial production - News

March 02, 2021

NASHUA, N.H. BAE Systems has received a $58 million contract from Boeing to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) -- an electronic warfare (EW) and countermeasures system -- for the U.S. Air Force. 

Comms

Military GPS contract worth $247 million reported by BAE Systems - News

February 17, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. BAE Systems' military GPS business unit has begun work on a $247 million contract from the U.S. Space Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center to design and manufacture an advanced military GPS receiver and next-generation semiconductor. 

Cyber

Cyber contract worth $95 million signed by Air Force security org with Scientific Research Corp. - News

February 15, 2021

ATLANTA. Scientific Research Corp. has won a $95 million contract with the 16th Air Force organization to support both command-and-control and service cryptologic element roles. 

Comms

Unlocking the terahertz band to aid military communications - Story

February 05, 2021

The clamor for more bandwidth for military use grows louder all the time, especially as 5G [fifth-generation wireless] networks promise to boost access to mission-critical communications, improve virtual reality/augmented reality tools for troops, and better support autonomous vehicles. In fact, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), in its May 2020 report outlining the government’s 5G strategy, called 5G broadband a “critical strategic technology” that the U.S. telecommunications industry must master so as to gain “long-term economic and military advantage.”

Avionics

Open-architecture air-combat training system for U.S. military passes crucial milestone - News

February 01, 2021

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Collins Aerospace and project teammate Leonardo DRS announce the successful initial flight of the TCTS Inc. II Air Combat Training program on an operational F/A-18E/F Hornet by pilots in the U.S. Navy. The initial flight took place out of Naval Air Station Patunxet River (Maryland).

Radar/EW

EW suite for USAF F-16 fighter aircraft fleet leverages open-system approach - News

January 12, 2021

FALLS CHURCH, Va. Northrop Grumman has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to complete the final project efforts to provide the electronic warfare (EW) suite for its F-16 V (Viper) fighter aircraft fleet; the suite of tools, say Northrop Grumman officials, will protect pilots from the growing danger of radio frequency-guided weapons by detecting, identifying, and defeating advanced threat systems.