EDS in Herndon, Va., is teaming with AT&T and other information technology providers in a bid for the Uniform Communications (Uni-Comm) program, an eight-year communications services contract to provide one unified communications network serving 40,000 personnel of U.S. Air Force Space Command.
Officials of Semiconductor Research Corp. (SRC), a university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies in Research Triangle Park, N.C., say they have significantly extended Moore’s Law with insulators containing the exotic metal hafnium.
Leaders of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) propose spending slightly more than $28.1 billion in fiscal year 2008 for procurement and research in communications, electronics, telecommunications, and intelligence (CET&I) technologies, which would represent a 4 percent decrease from current-year levels.
President George W. Bush for 2008 has submitted to Congress one of the largest-ever budget requests for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), but the Pentagon’s proposed budget faces perhaps its toughest battle in Congress in the last 15 years.
Obtaining networking-on-the-move capability on the battlefield requires overcoming many technological challenges encompassing satellite communication, routers, Internet Protocol, high-speed processors, high-performance software, etc.
The SPIE Defense & Security Symposium (DSS) will showcase the latest military and homeland-security technologies in optics, photonics, and imaging, April 9 to 13 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
Esterline Corp. in Bellevue, Wash., has entered into an agreement to acquire CMC Electronics Inc., an aerospace/defense avionics company based in Saint-Laurent, Ontario, in exchange for approximately $335 million Canadian in cash.
X Prize of Santa Monica, Calif., has opened registration and outlined the rules for the $2 million Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, which calls for teams to design and develop a vehicle to simulate trips between the moon’s surface and lunar orbit.
AM General in South Bend, Ind., and General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Mich., have formed a joint venture called General Tactical Vehicles to compete for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.
Telelogic AB in Malmo, Sweden, has released Telelogic Modeler, a free Unified Modeling Language (UML) design environment for engineers, designers, and developers of embedded, real-time, and enterprise IT applications.
Computer experts at QinetiQ in Farnborough, England, will provide flight-critical software for the United Kingdom initiative to develop a world-class unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology demonstrator called Taranis.
KVH Industries Inc. has received a sole-source contract from the U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command (TACOM) for the purchase of KVH’s TACNAV vehicle navigation systems for use on U.S. Army combat vehicles.
The notion of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) rack-mount computers and servers rugged enough for all but the most punishing military and aerospace applications was a seductive idea back in the mid-1990s when the term COTS burst from the confines of the design lab and entered mainstream lexicon.
Electronic component orders bounced back in December 2006 after a slight dip the previous month, according to the four-to-five-week index compiled by the Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association (ECA) in Arlington, Va.
Hittite Microwave Corp. in Chelmsford, Mass., is offering a connectorized wideband driver-amplifier module for electronic warfare, electronic countermeasures, radar, space, and test equipment applications from 2 to 35 GHz.
MMD Components in Santa Margarita, Calif., is introducing a series of military-grade temperature-compensated crystal oscillators (TCXOs) that have been tested and screened per MIL-PRF-55310 and MIL-STD-883 Class B standards.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued a sole-source contract award to L-3 Communications’ Communication Systems-East (L-3 CS-East) division in Camden, N.J., for 250 of its Talon (KOV-26) in-line network encryptors.
Personnel at the Warner Robins Air Logistic Center at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia needed a high-end information distribution system, for which it turned to Data Link Solutions of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
When engineers at Selex Communications, a Finmeccanica company in Chelmsford, England, wanted to streamline and improve their product design and delivery workflow, they entered into an agreement with PrismTech, a provider of productivity solutions and middleware located in Boston.
Engineers at DataPath Inc., a global telecommunication systems integrator based in Duluth, Ga., specializing in satellite Earth terminals and networks such as the Joint Network Node and Worldwide Satellite Systems programs, sought a communications solution for military combat vehicles.
Engineers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Glenn Research Center in Cleveland sought a software platform to aid in the rapid design, development, and modification of its next-generation space-telecommunications radio-system (STRS) architecture.
The American soldier has come a long way since the beginning of the Republic 237 years ago. While uniforms for early soldiers were based on cost and utility, soldiers' clothing eventually considered ballistic ...
Leveraging the power of server-class processors is no longer relegated to the confines of data centers. Through several innovations, Mercury Systems has ruggedized Intel’s server-class chips for deployment. ...
/ 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
/ 02:00 PM Central Daylight Time
/ 12:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
/ 20:00 GMT
According to presenters from Kontron and Gedae Inc., there’s were a way to cut that time in half – or more – and produce a sensor-processing prototype in six to nine months, rather than a year and a ha...