C4ISR

Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

Brushless DC motor for laboratory robots, micropumps, and compact uses introduced by Maxon

Brushless DC motor for laboratory robots, micropumps, and compact uses introduced by Maxon

FALL RIVER, Mass., 28 July 2015. Maxon Precision Motors Inc. in Fall River, Mass., is introducing the EC 4 brushless DC motor for micropumps, analytic and diagnostic devices, laboratory robots, and other ultra-compact applications.

Air Force eyes embedded computing and sensors to enhance networking for command and control

Air Force eyes embedded computing and sensors to enhance networking for command and control

ROME, N.Y., 27 July 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for new ways of using embedded computing and sensors to improve military networking.

Raytheon to build more than 500 hard-target-penetrating missiles in $180.4 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 July 2015. Precision-guided munitions experts at Raytheon Co. will provide the U.S. and Saudi Arabian military forces with more than 500 hard-target-penetrating and data-linked medium-range target-penetrating missiles under terms of a $180.4 million contract announced Friday.

Rugged rotary joint for satellite-on-the-move communications introduced by Link Microtek

Rugged rotary joint for satellite-on-the-move communications introduced by Link Microtek

BASINGSTOKE, England, 27 July 2015. Link Microtek Ltd UK in Basingstoke, England, is introducing the AM28CORJD RF and microwave miniature dual-channel rotary joint designed to save space in antennas for military and commercial Ka-band satellite-on-the-move communications.

DARPA TRACE program using advanced algorithms, embedded computing for radar target recognition

DARPA TRACE program using advanced algorithms, embedded computing for radar target recognition

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, Va., 24 July 2015. U.S. military researchers needed new ways of using computer algorithms and high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) for radar target recognition to identify military targets rapidly and accurately using radar sensors on manned and unmanned tactical aircraft. They found their solution from Deep Learning Analytics LLC in Arlington Va.

Signal and spectrum analyzer for aerospace and defense applications introduced by Rohde & Schwarz

Signal and spectrum analyzer for aerospace and defense applications introduced by Rohde & Schwarz

MUNICH, 24 July 2015. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG in Munich is introducing the R&S FSW85 high-end signal and spectrum analyzer for demanding research and development applications that involve aerospace and defense, automotive radar, 5G, and other wireless communications.

Army reaches out to industry for mature vehicle-mount IED detection and marking capabilities

Army reaches out to industry for mature vehicle-mount IED detection and marking capabilities

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 23 July 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for fresh IED detection ideas on mature technologies for clearing surface-laid and buried improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from roadways and areas of military operations.

Market for flat thin-film and printed batteries to grow to $1.1 billion by 2022

Market for flat thin-film and printed batteries to grow to $1.1 billion by 2022

GLEN ALLEN, Va., 23 July 2015. The worldwide market for thin-film and printed batteries over the next seven years will be 32 times larger than it is today, predict analysts at market researcher n-tech Research (formerly NanoMarkets) in Glen Allen, Va.

Rugged data recorder subsystem for military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged data recorder subsystem for military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 23 July 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions Division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing an enhanced version of its rugged CNS4 Compact Network Storage subsystem for military applications that require high-speed data recording, cryptography and removable storage.

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.

Hyperspectral imaging market to grow by 76% through 2019; military market to hit $13.9 million

Hyperspectral imaging market to grow by 76% through 2019; military market to hit $13.9 million

DALLAS, 22 July 2015. The worldwide market for hyperspectral imaging will grow by 76 percent from 2015 to 2019, rising from $47.2 million in 2014 to $83.2 million in 2019, predict analysts at market researcher MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

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.

IT looking like a winner as U.S. military awards $14.4 billion over last four months

IT looking like a winner as U.S. military awards $14.4 billion over last four months

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 21 July 2015. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has been ordering military information technology (IT) and IT services at a dizzying pace over the past four months, awarding IT contracts worth at least $14.4 billion.

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.

Rugged display for dirty, wet, and hostile operating environments introduced by Stealth

Rugged display for dirty, wet, and hostile operating environments introduced by Stealth

WOODBRIDGE, Ontario, 21 July 2015. Stealth.com, a Sparton company in Woodbridge, Ontario, is introducing the SV-2150WS-PM 21.5-inch panel-mount rugged display for use in dirty, wet, and hostile operating environments.

Navy orders two Mark VI patrol boats with on-board networking and flat-screen displays

Navy orders two Mark VI patrol boats with on-board networking and flat-screen displays

WASHINGTON, 20 July 2015. U.S. Navy surface warfare experts are ordering two 85-foot patrol boats that have surveillance and battle-management networking, as well as flat-screen monitors mounted throughout the vessels.

Pentagon names 50 companies for potential $6 billion in task orders for E-SITE IT support program

Pentagon names 50 companies for potential $6 billion in task orders for E-SITE IT support program

WASHINGTON, 20 July 2015. U.S. military information technology (IT) experts are asking 50 companies for IT requirements and technical support services under terms of a potential $6 billion E-SITE contract announced Friday.

RF AND MICROWAVE: RF inductors for military applications presented by Gowanda

Gowanda Electronics Corp. in Gowanda, N.Y., is introducing five RF and microwave inductors for military, aerospace, and defense RF applications like communications, guidance, security, radar, test and evaluation, and special operations.

COMMUNICATIONS: DRS to provide voice communications systems aboard Navy ships

U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts needed integrated voice communications systems (IVCS) for Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Ticonderoga-class cruisers. 

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.

Thales radar integrated on proposed Scorpion light-attack jet

Attack jet designers at Textron AirLand 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.

General Dynamics wins major WIN-T battlefield networking contract to link Army warfighters

General Dynamics wins major WIN-T battlefield networking contract to link Army warfighters

FAIRFAX, Va., 17 July 2015. The General Dynamics Corp. Mission Systems segment in Fairfax, Va., will build more than 300 vehicle-based network communication nodes for the U.S. Army's Warfighter Information Network –Tactical (WIN-T) under terms of a $219 million order.

Sea-based radar market will reach $13 billion over next 10 years, says Forecast International

Sea-based radar market will reach $13 billion over next 10 years, says Forecast International

NEWTOWN, Conn., 17 July 2015. The global market for sea-based radar for air defense, electronic countermeasures, fire control, navigation, search and track, and surveillance will reach $13 billion and 1,383 units over the next decade, predict analyst at market researcher Forecast International in Newtown, Conn.

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