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Navy chooses digital HD electro-optical sensors from L-3 Wescam for P-8A Poseidon jet

Navy chooses digital HD electro-optical sensors from L-3 Wescam for P-8A Poseidon jet

LAKEHURST, N.J., 29 June 2015. U.S. Navy maritime surveillance experts needed high-altitude surveillance electro-optical sensors for the Navy Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. They found their solution from L-3 Wescam in Burlington, Ontario.

Army orders 19 additional MQ-1C Gray Eagle attack drones to go with 19 others ordered last March

Army orders 19 additional MQ-1C Gray Eagle attack drones to go with 19 others ordered last March

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 24 June 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones, as well as 19 satellite UAV control stations.

MQ-4C Triton pioneers sense-and-avoid radar that could help other UAVs fly in civil airspace

MQ-4C Triton pioneers sense-and-avoid radar that could help other UAVs fly in civil airspace

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 23 June 2015. The U.S. Navy Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol drone is helping to pioneer the ability of unmanned aircraft to sense and avoid nearby airplanes autonomously to avoid mid-air collisions and other complications of aircraft flying in close proximity.

Lockheed Martin to provide special operations flight computers for Air Force MC-130J aircraft

Lockheed Martin to provide special operations flight computers for Air Force MC-130J aircraft

McCLELLAN, Calif., 19 June 2015. U.S. military microelectronics experts are asking Lockheed Martin Corp. to upgrade special-operations flight computers aboard the U.S. Air Force MC-130J Commando II special-operations aircraft, as well as manufacture several of the upgraded airborne computers.

Air Force awards $21.1 million to General Atomics for Predator and Reaper UAV crew simulators

Air Force awards $21.1 million to General Atomics for Predator and Reaper UAV crew simulators

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 18 June 2015. Flight simulation experts at General Atomics Corp. will provide the U.S. Air Force with UAV crew simulators and spare parts to help combat drone pilots practice their skills and rehearse missions.

Thales I-Master radar integrated on proposed Scorpion light-attack jet to enhance sensor package

Thales I-Master radar integrated on proposed Scorpion light-attack jet to enhance sensor package

PARIS, 18 June 2015. Attack jet designers at Textron AirLand LLC in Providence, R.I., have integrated the I-Master radar from Thales Group in Paris on the Scorpion light attack and Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) jet aircraft.

Army looks to Intevac to provide high-performance cameras for attack helicopter sensors

Army looks to Intevac to provide high-performance cameras for attack helicopter sensors

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 18 June 2015. U.S. Army electro-optics experts needed rugged high-performance cameras and related electro-optical sensor equipment for the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow and AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters. They found their solution from Intevac Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif.

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