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U.S. air traffic control computers vulnerable to hackers and other cyber security threats, GAO says

U.S. air traffic control computers vulnerable to hackers and other cyber security threats, GAO says

WASHINGTON, 9 March 2015. The U.S. commercial air traffic control (ATC) system is vulnerable to hackers and other cyber security threats, say auditors at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in Washington, the investigative arm of Congress.

Navy shopping for 1553-to-Ethernet interface boxes for Marine Corps UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters

Navy shopping for 1553-to-Ethernet interface boxes for Marine Corps UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md. 6 March 2015. U.S. Navy avionics experts are reaching out to industry to find interface boxes that convert MIL-STD-1553 signals to Ethernet for use aboard the Marine Corps UH-1Y utility helicopter and the AH-1Z attack helicopter.

Navy picks nine companies to write and maintain software for important battle-management systems

Navy picks nine companies to write and maintain software for important battle-management systems

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 6 March 2015. Nine U.S. defense companies will share as much as $99 million to develop and maintain military software for U.S. Navy battle-management systems under terms of separate contracts announced Wednesday.

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

L-3 Warrior Systems to upgrade Special Forces night-vision equipment with new image-intensifier tubes

CRANE, Ind., 5 March 2015. U.S. Navy night-vision experts will upgrade the AN/PVS-15 series of night-vision goggles and AN/PVS-18 series of night-vision monoculars to make them suitable for covert special forces operations.

Army places $241.7 million order with Sikorsky to build 22 new UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters

Army places $241.7 million order with Sikorsky to build 22 new UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 4 March 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 22 late-model UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters for missions like armed reconnaissance and troop transport, medical evacuations, and search and rescue.

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 3 March 2015. What's going on in the Arctic? Rising political tensions between East and West are giving rise to a new generation of rugged Arctic surveillance sensor technologies that are designed to detect and track aircraft, surface ships, submarines, and even cold-weather warfighters on foot.

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

STUART Fla., 3 March 2015. Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) in Stuart, Fla., is introducing the 1-Watt 022900M-9 2.92-millimeter termination designed to minimize reflected power that often impedes transmission quality.

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