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Northrop Grumman to produce laser mine detection system in potential $163.6 million Navy contract

Northrop Grumman to produce laser mine detection system in potential $163.6 million Navy contract

WASHINGTON, 30 Dec. 2014. Ocean mine warfare experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems segment in Melbourne, Fla., will provide the U.S. Navy with a helicopter-based system designed to detect floating and submerged ocean mines with laser beams under terms of a potential $163.6 million contract announced last week.

Fox Three: Raytheon scores hit with half-billion-dollar contract for advanced air-to-air missiles

Fox Three: Raytheon scores hit with half-billion-dollar contract for advanced air-to-air missiles

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 24 Dec. 2014. Missile designers at the Raytheon Co., got an early Christmas present this week with a nearly half-billion-dollar contract to provide the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and foreign militaries.

ON Semiconductor-ICs partnership to offer rad-hard electronics for aerospace and defense

ON Semiconductor-ICs partnership to offer rad-hard electronics for aerospace and defense

PHOENIX, 24 Dec. 2014. ON Semiconductor in Phoenix is partnering with ICs LLC in McCall, Idaho, to introduce application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) that are resilient to radiation effects.

Solid-state GaN RF amplifier for communications, EW, and radar introduced by Comtech PST

Solid-state GaN RF amplifier for communications, EW, and radar introduced by Comtech PST

MELVILLE, N.Y., 23 Dec. 2014. Comtech PST Corp. in Melville, N.Y., is introducing the model BME69189-50 high-power-density solid-state RF module for communications, electronic warfare (EW), and radar transmitter systems where space, cooling, and power are limited.

Lockheed Martin wins $308.3 million contract modification to upgrade radars on Taiwan F-16 jet fighters

Lockheed Martin wins $308.3 million contract modification to upgrade radars on Taiwan F-16 jet fighters

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 22 Dec. 2014. Aircraft radar experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are building 144 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for a planned upgrade to Taiwanese F-16 jet fighters.

Military asks for industry ideas on enhancing Common Data Link (CDL) for imagery and video

Military asks for industry ideas on enhancing Common Data Link (CDL) for imagery and video

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 19 Dec. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for ideas on how to improve standard military communications protocols for exchanging video and imagery to meet future demands for distributed military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR).

Northrop Grumman to provide four Global Hawk UAVs to boost South Korea's surveillance capabilities

Northrop Grumman to provide four Global Hawk UAVs to boost South Korea's surveillance capabilities

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 18 Dec. 2014. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems segment in San Diego will provide four RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawk long-range UAVs to South Korea to boost that country's long-endurance surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

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