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Quick-turnaround night vision sensor development is aim of upcoming Army RAMP solicitation

Quick-turnaround night vision sensor development is aim of upcoming Army RAMP solicitation

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 4 May 2014. U.S. Army night-vision experts plan to invest as much as $192 million in an effort to speed the design, development, and deployment of electro-optical sensors and weapon sights that help U.S. and allied warfighters operate effectively at night and in bad weather.

Rugged connectors for field radios, portable computers, and night vision introduced by ODU

Rugged connectors for field radios, portable computers, and night vision introduced by ODU

CAMARILLO, Calif., 4 May 2015. ODU USA Inc. in Camarillo, Calif., is introducing the ODU AMC high-density rugged connectors for harsh-environment military and aerospace applications like field radios, portable computers, night vision, and digital scopes.

Northrop Grumman to improve air battle management capabilities of Army's IBCS network

Northrop Grumman to improve air battle management capabilities of Army's IBCS network

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 1 May 2015. Command and control experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. are moving forward on an air battle management program to create a single, unambiguous view of the air battlespace to enable commanders to deal with uncertain information, short timelines.

DOD cyber security strategy to focus on defending military and national-interest networks

DOD cyber security strategy to focus on defending military and national-interest networks

WASHINGTON, 1 May 2015. Cyber security experts in the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) are focusing on defending DOD networks, systems and information, as well as on defending U.S. national interests against cyber attacks, as well as providing integrated cyber capabilities to support military operations and contingency plans.

Flexible data transmission cabling for aerospace and defense introduced by Cicoil

Flexible data transmission cabling for aerospace and defense introduced by Cicoil

VALENCIA, Calif., 1 May 2015. Cicoil Corp. in Valencia, Calif., is introducing is introducing lightweight and flexible Cat 6a cabling for aerospace and defense applications that require repeating flexing.

Army awards big production contract for Rifleman infantry software-defined radio communications

Army awards big production contract for Rifleman infantry software-defined radio communications

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 30 April 2015. U.S. Army radio communications experts are moving forward with mass production of the Rifleman software-defined radio for handheld use by infantry warfighters with substantial contracts Wednesday to two manufacturers.

Cyber security and cyber threat intelligence is aim of BAE Systems deal with iSIGHT Partners

Cyber security and cyber threat intelligence is aim of BAE Systems deal with iSIGHT Partners

BOSTON, 30 April 2015. Cyber security experts at BAE Systems are planning to increase their company's capabilities in cyber threat intelligence in the U.S. with their partnership with iSIGHT Partners Inc. in Dallas.

Gigabit Ethernet switch for mass transit and industrial environments introduced by MEN Micro

Gigabit Ethernet switch for mass transit and industrial environments introduced by MEN Micro

BLUE BELL, Pa., 30 April 2015. MEN Micro in Blue Bell, Pa., is introducing the NH30 29-Gigabit Ethernet switch for use in trains, mass transit, and industrial environments. The switch offers carrier grade Layer 2 and Layer 3 VLAN routing capabilities.

CESARS to develop electro-optical shipboard defense to protect ships from missiles, boats, and UAVs

CESARS to develop electro-optical shipboard defense to protect ships from missiles, boats, and UAVs

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., 29 April 2015. U.S. Navy researchers are ready to launch a program to develop an electro-optical shipboard defense system to protect surface warships from anti-ship missiles, fast attack craft, fast inshore attack craft, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Embedded computing boards with high-speed A/D and D/A conversion introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Embedded computing boards with high-speed A/D and D/A conversion introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 29 April 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the OpenVPX embedded computing boards with high-speed A/D and D/A conversion. The company's CHAMP-WB boards offer sampling rates from 12.5 to 25 gigasamples per second at 8-bits A/D and 10 bits D/A.

DARPA seeks to develop affordable smart weapons seeker for navigation and terminal homing

DARPA seeks to develop affordable smart weapons seeker for navigation and terminal homing

ARLINGTON, Va., 28 April 2015. U.S. military researchers will brief industry May 11 on an upcoming project to develop a small, lightweight, and affordable seeker prototype that provides navigation and precision terminal homing for smart weapons.

Navy awards potential $96.3 million contract to DRS Laurel to provide common shipboard displays

Navy awards potential $96.3 million contract to DRS Laurel to provide common shipboard displays

WASHINGTON, 28 April 2015. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts are looking to the DRS Laurel Technologies segment of DRS Technologies Inc. in Johnstown, Pa., to provide common military displays for surface warships.

Officials of the Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington announced a $15.5 million contract to DRS Laurel Friday for the Common Display System (CDS) Technology Insertion 12 production. This contract includes options could bring its cumulative value to $96.3 million.

Power amplifier for 18 GHz wireless backhaul RF and microwave applications introduced by Macom

Power amplifier for 18 GHz wireless backhaul RF and microwave applications introduced by Macom

LOWELL, Mass., 28 April 2015. M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (Macom) in Lowell, Mass., is introducing the MAAP-011145 power amplifier for 18 GHz wireless backhaul RF and microwave applications.

Air Force orders nine Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for French military forces

Air Force orders nine Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for French military forces

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 27 April 2015. U.S. Air Force electro-optics experts are helping the government of France acquire airborne, forward-looking infrared turreted sensors for long-range surveillance and target acquisition for NATO laser guided munitions.

DISA chooses Hewlett-Packard for GCDS contract to deliver military Internet content

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., 27 April 2015. U.S. military information technology (IT) specialists needed a company to deliver digital content and cyber security over the Defense Information System Network (DISN). They found their solution from Hewlett-Packard Co. in Herndon, Va.

DARPA approaches industry for new kinds of underwater navigation for undersea drones and submarines

DARPA approaches industry for new kinds of underwater navigation for undersea drones and submarines

ARLINGTON, Va., 24 April 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry for ways to develop reliable, accurate, and affordable undersea navigation as alternatives to GPS and inertial navigation for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and other submersibles.

Boeing to provide fiber-optic high-speed shipboard networking for three new Navy destroyers

Boeing to provide fiber-optic high-speed shipboard networking for three new Navy destroyers

WASHINGTON, 24 April 2015. Military communications experts at the Boeing Co. will provide high-speed fiber-optic shipboard networking for three U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers under terms of an $11.1 million order announced this week.

Dual-channel, 34 signal, adaptive IF relay XMC for military embedded computing introduced by Pentek

Dual-channel, 34 signal, adaptive IF relay XMC for military embedded computing introduced by Pentek

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., 24 April 2015. Pentek Inc. in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is introducing the model 71624 dual-channel, 34 signal, adaptive IF (Intermediate Frequency) relay XMC switched mezzanine card for military and commercial embedded computing applications.

Navy orders 25 maritime SATCOM antennas from Raytheon to for submarine EHF and SHF communications

Navy orders 25 maritime SATCOM antennas from Raytheon to for submarine EHF and SHF communications

SAN DIEGO, 23 April 2015. Satellite communications (SATCOM) experts at the Raytheon Co. will provide the U.S. Navy with 25 Submarine High Data Rate (Sub HDR) antenna systems under terms of an $89.1 million contract announced Wednesday.

Marine Corps looks to Kollsman for infrared surveillance and targeting for Cobra attack helicopters

Marine Corps looks to Kollsman for infrared surveillance and targeting for Cobra attack helicopters

CRANE, Ind., 23 April 2015. Military electro-optics experts at Kollsman Inc. in Merrimack, N.H., will provide night vision and targeting equipment for U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopters under terms of a $43 million contract announced Tuesday.

Software development toolkit for FPGA-based embedded computing boards introduced by BittWare

Software development toolkit for FPGA-based embedded computing boards introduced by BittWare

CONCORD, N.H., 23 April 2015. BittWare Inc. in Concord, N.H., is introducing version 1.8 of its BittWorks II software development toolkit for the company's Arria V, Strati V and soon-to-be released Arria 10 field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based embedded computing boards.

Raytheon beefs-up cyber security capabilities with Websense acquisition, SureView launch

Raytheon beefs-up cyber security capabilities with Websense acquisition, SureView launch

WALTHAM, Mass., 22 April 2015. Cyber security experts at the Raytheon Co. announced plans this week to buy a majority stake in Websense Inc. in Austin, Texas, which specializes in protecting organizations from advanced cyber attacks and data theft.

 

General Dynamics to build and repair WIN-T tactical networking components in $36.4 million deal

General Dynamics to build and repair WIN-T tactical networking components in $36.4 million deal

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 21 April 2014. Military communications experts at General Dynamics Corp. will build and repair components of the U.S. Army's tactical communications network backbone that provides data, voice, and video communications on the battlefield under terms of a $36.4 million contract announced Monday.

DRS to provide integrated voice communications systems aboard Navy cruisers and destroyers

DRS to provide integrated voice communications systems aboard Navy cruisers and destroyers

KANATA, Ontario, 21 April 2015. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts needed integrated voice communications systems (IVCS) for Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyers and Ticonderoga-class cruisers. They found their solution from DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. in Kanata, Ontario.

Secure AdvancedTCA embedded computing modules for military uses introduced by Mercury

Secure AdvancedTCA embedded computing modules for military uses introduced by Mercury

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 21 April 2015. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the secure AdvancedTCA (ATCA) Ensemble server-class compute modules to help bring ATCA embedded computing technology to the tactical edge in military applications.

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