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Military & Aerospace Electronics

03/01/2003
Volume 14, Issue 3
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  • News

    • DOD, NASA budgets projected to rise; defense spending to exceed half trillion
      WASHINGTON — Substantial increases in funding for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and NASA are envisioned in the budget documents submitted to Congress in February
    • Defense contractor rivals to team on Navy surface combat system
      Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, for years the two biggest systems integrators for U.S. Navy ship systems — and for many programs, the biggest competitors — announced in early February that they will team to compete for a planned 2004 contract award for Block 2 version of the Cooperative Engagement Capability system — better-known as CEC.
    • Technology is a cornerstone of the 2004 Homeland Security budget
      Technology is a top priority of the 2004 U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) budget. Electronics will play a major role for the new department, especially in sensors for biometrics, explosives detection, integrated communications, and information security.
    • In Brief
      Systems designers at the BAE Systems Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems division in Greenlawn, N.Y., are upgrading the Theater Airborne Reconnaissance System — better known as TARS — on U.S. Air National Guard F-16C jet fighters under terms of a $3.8 million contract.
  • Departments

  • Features

    • Special Report

    • Technology Focus

      • Optical revolution prompts a search for new military connectors
        Military systems designers know they need to upgrade their optical systems with new-generation connectors, so they are finding new ways to blend commercial pricing and reliability with military-style ruggedness in the optical data interconnects of the future.

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