Technologies for fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and unmanned aircraft

Soon after Iran deal, Air Force looks for new ways to find and attack deeply buried targets

Soon after Iran deal, Air Force looks for new ways to find and attack deeply buried targets

ROME, N.Y., 22 July 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for ideas on how to assess, locate, and characterize hard and deeply buried targets (HDBT) like underground bunkers containing enemy weapons or nuclear research facilities.

Rugged avionics computer that saves space and eases upgradeability introduced by CES

Rugged avionics computer that saves space and eases upgradeability introduced by CES

GENEVA, 22 July 2015. Creative Electronic Systems SA (CES) in Geneva is introducing the ROCK-2 rugged, modular, avionics computer with a computing power scalable from 3,000 to 170,000 DMIPS.

Lockheed Martin to acquire UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter designer Sikorsky for $9 billion

Lockheed Martin to acquire UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter designer Sikorsky for $9 billion

BETHESDA, Md., 21 July 2015. Lockheed Martin Corp., the largest U.S. defense contractor, announced plans Monday to acquire Sikorsky Aircraft, maker of the military UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter and its many variants, for $9 billion.

Northrop Grumman proposes open-systems, electro-optical sensor pods

Electro-optical sensor experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Baltimore are introducing an open-systems sensor architecture designed to enable aircraft sensor technicians to swap sensors in theater using the same sensor pod.

Navy asks Logos for compact unmanned aircraft sensor payloads

Sensor payloads experts at Logos Technologies LLC in Fairfax, Va., are developing enabling technologies for compact sensor systems for unmanned aircraft like the RQ-21 Blackjack, TigerShark, and RQ-8 Fire Scout for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army.

Raytheon to provide radar for P-8A Poseidon

Radar experts at Raytheon will provide the U.S. Navy with 53 advanced airborne radar systems for the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol, surveillance, and anti-submarine warfare aircraft.

Data Link Solutions and ViaSat win airborne tactical data link orders

Officials of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) in San Diego awarded two contracts to build and maintain Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS) terminals. 

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