ITT will test missile defense technology

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., 29 Dec. 2005. ITT Industries, Inc. today announced it has received a contract from the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command for lethality testing and criteria development in support of the Department of Defense's Missile Defense Agency.

Under the cost-plus contract worth an estimated value of more than $57 million, ITT will provide analysis, validation and development support for kinetic energy and directed energy missile defense systems.

Work will be performed by ITT's Advanced Engineering and Sciences division. The contract is for one-base year with four additional one-year options.

ITT will apply its expertise in threat missile systems, lethality testing and high fidelity models to define kill modes, determine lethal damage requirements and develop and validate criteria for interceptor components from initial computational analysis through development.

The tests and analyses performed by ITT will provide weapon developers and missile defense architecture planners with the information necessary to design solutions capable of defeating hostile missiles equipped with weapons of mass destruction.

ITT, a leader in homeland defense, information technology and telecommunication solutions, provides leading-edge technology services and products to government, industrial, and commercial customers. For more than 25 years, ITT has been the principal evaluator of lethality effectiveness for missile defense systems including the PATRIOT PAC-3, THAAD, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, ARROW and the Navy's STANDARD Missile.


ITT Industries, Inc. supplies advanced technology products and services in key markets including: fluid and water management including water treatment; defense communication, opto-electronics, information technology and services; electronic interconnects and switches; and other specialty products. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company generated $6.8 billion in 2004 sales. For more information, see www.itt.com.




Get All the Military Aerospace Electronics News Delivered to Your Inbox or Your Mailbox

Subscribe to Military Aerospace Electronics Magazine or email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest information on:


  • C4ISR
  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded Computing
  • Unmanned Vehicles

Military & Aerospace Photos

Most Popular Articles

Related Products

Optical Switches

Multiport (N x M) Optical Switches from large core, multimode and Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) for...

PowerDNR RACKtangle®

3U Gigabit Ethernet Data Acquisition and control rack United Electronic Industries allows the ins...

DNA-1553-553

Dual Channel MIL-STD-1553 interface board for Cube I/O chassis with 2 independent, dual redundant...

UEINet™ Ultra Compact Gigabit Ethernet I/O Module

The UEINet™ Series Ethernet I/O module (Cube) is an ultra compact data acquisition, control and I...

PowerDNR HalfRACK

Half-width 3U Gigabit Ethernet Data Acquisition and control chassis allows the installation of up...

FLATRACK™ Ethernet I/O DAQ Platform

FLATRACK™ Ethernet I/O DAQ Platform accommodates installation of up to four I/O boards, completes...

PCI Board PD2-AO-16/16

Is a 16-channel, 16-bit, 100 kS/s per channel PCI analog output board for PCI bus including 16 an...

PowerDNA-MIL

Four-Slot, Military Style I/O Chassis with Military/Rugged 38999 connectivity, 100% COTS solution...

PowerDNA-PPC5 Cube

5-layer, 100Base-T I/O, Data Acquisition and Control Cube with PowerPC CPU and SD slot. Has slots...

PowerDNR-MIL Rack

12- slot, Military style I/O rack with Military/Rugged 38999 connectivity, 100% COTS solution, su...

Related Companies

Fibersense & Signals Inc

Develops and manufactures fiberoptic, optoelectronic, photonic and laser-related products for aerospace command and c...

TEN TECH LLC

Is a mechanical engineering consulting company headquartered in Los Angeles, CA with operations in Billerica, MA, pro...

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions

About Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions (CWDS) is a long established techno...

ISVI Corp

ISVI designs, produces and sells machine-vision camera systems combining high-speed and high-resolution sensors with ...

Opco Lab

For over 25 years, OPCO has been renowned for delivering on time and on budget quality optical components, thin film ...

Innovative Integration

  Since 1988, Innovative Integration has grown to become one of the world's leading suppliers of DSP and data ac...

Premier Polymers

Provides seamless epoxy flooring and industrial resinous coatings

CORWIL Technology Corp

CORWIL Technology, the premier US based, IC assembly and test services subcontractor, offering full back-end assembly...

United Electronic Industries Inc

UEI is a leader in the PC/Ethernet data acquisition and control, Data Logger/Recorder and Programmable Automation Con...

Thermotron Industries

Thermotron is a manufactures environmental test chambers, vibration test systems, HALT/HASS equipment, and functional...

Webcasts

Harsh Environment Protection for Advanced Electronics and Components

This webinar will offer an opportunity to learn more about ultra-thin Parylene conformal coatings – how they are applied, applications they protect today, and the properties and benefits they offer, includin...

New Design Tools That Help You Develop Radar That Sees the Un-seeable and Detects the Undetectable

Xilinx EW/ISR System Architect, Luke Miller, has new tricks and he’s going to tell you all about them in a new Xilinx Webinar—for free. His Webinar will cover new ways to implement Radar functions including ...
Sponsored by:

Press Releases

CURTISS-WRIGHT AWARDED CONTRACT BY SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to supply its small form factor ...

Innovative Integration Announces the FMC-Servo

Camarillo, CA June 19, 2015, Innovative Integration, a trusted supplier of signal processing and data acquisition hardware and software solutions, today announced the FMC-S...

METADATA SUPPORT ENHANCES INDUSTRY-LEADING HD VIDEO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FROM CURTISS-WRIGHT

Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division has further enhanced its innovative VRD1 high definition (HD) video management system (VMS) w...

All Access Sponsors


Mil & Aero Magazine

August 2015
Volume 26, Issue 8
file

Download Our Apps



iPhone

iPad

Android

Follow Us On...



Newsletters

Military & Aerospace Electronics

Weekly newsletter covering technical content, breaking news and product information
SUBSCRIBE

Cyber Security

Monthly newsletter covering cyber warfare, cyber security, information warfare, and information security technologies, products, contracts, and procurement opportunities
SUBSCRIBE

Defense Executive

Monthly newsletter covering business news and strategic insights for executive managers
SUBSCRIBE

Electronic Warfare

Quarterly newsletter covering technologies and applications in electronic warfare, cyber warfare, optical warfare, and spectrum warfare.
SUBSCRIBE

Embedded Computing Report

Monthly newsletter covering news on embedded computing in aerospace, defense and industrial-rugged applications
SUBSCRIBE

Unmanned Vehicles

Monthly newsletter covering news updates for designers of unmanned vehicles
SUBSCRIBE