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Navy awards potential $96.3 million contract to DRS Laurel to provide common shipboard displays

Navy awards potential $96.3 million contract to DRS Laurel to provide common shipboard displays

WASHINGTON, 28 April 2015. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts are looking to the DRS Laurel Technologies segment of DRS Technologies Inc. in Johnstown, Pa., to provide common military displays for surface warships.

Officials of the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington announced a $15.5 million contract to DRS Laurel Friday for the Common Display System (CDS) Technology Insertion 12 production. This contract includes options could bring its cumulative value to $96.3 million.

Air Force orders nine Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for French military forces

Air Force orders nine Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for French military forces

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 27 April 2015. U.S. Air Force electro-optics experts are helping the government of France acquire airborne, forward-looking infrared turreted sensors for long-range surveillance and target acquisition for NATO laser guided munitions.

Multi Wheel Encoder for aviation cockpits and transportation introduced by Elma

Multi Wheel Encoder for aviation cockpits and transportation introduced by Elma

FREMONT, Calif., 27 April 2015. Elma Electronic Inc. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the Multi Wheel Encoder for aviation cockpits, transportation, construction, and test and measurement applications in outdoor environments.

Marine Corps looks to Kollsman for infrared surveillance and targeting for Cobra attack helicopters

Marine Corps looks to Kollsman for infrared surveillance and targeting for Cobra attack helicopters

CRANE, Ind., 23 April 2015. Military electro-optics experts at Kollsman Inc. in Merrimack, N.H., will provide night vision and targeting equipment for U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopters under terms of a $43 million contract announced Tuesday.

Transition from low-def to high-def infrared will be a boon to military ISR and lens manufacturers

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 22 April 2015. One of the biggest trends in military night vision these days involves the transition to high-definition (HD) infrared sensors, which will enhance intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and provide big opportunities to infrared lens manufacturers who are tooling up to meet new demand.

Weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military applications introduced by Aviel

Weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military applications introduced by Aviel

LAS VEGAS, 22 April 2015. Aviel Electronics in Las Vegas is introducing the model Z-1142 weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military and aerospace applications.

Secure AdvancedTCA embedded computing modules for military uses introduced by Mercury

Secure AdvancedTCA embedded computing modules for military uses introduced by Mercury

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 21 April 2015. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the secure AdvancedTCA (ATCA) Ensemble server-class compute modules to help bring ATCA embedded computing technology to the tactical edge in military applications.

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