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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

Apr 28, 2015

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

Apr 27, 2015

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

Apr 27, 2015

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.

Multi Wheel Encoder for aviation cockpits and transportation introduced by Elma

Multi Wheel Encoder for aviation cockpits and transportation introduced by Elma

Apr 27, 2015

FREMONT, Calif., 27 April 2015. Elma Electronic Inc. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the Multi Wheel Encoder for aviation cockpits, transportation, construction, and test and measurement applications in outdoor environments.

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

Apr 24, 2015

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

Apr 24, 2015

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

Apr 24, 2015

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

Apr 23, 2015

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

Apr 23, 2015

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

Apr 23, 2015

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.

Transition from low-def to high-def infrared will be a boon to military ISR and lens manufacturers

Apr 22, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 22 April 2015. One of the biggest trends in military night vision these days involves the transition to high-definition (HD) infrared sensors, which will enhance intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and provide big opportunities to infrared lens manufacturers who are tooling up to meet new demand.

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

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

Apr 22, 2015

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.

 

Weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military applications introduced by Aviel

Weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military applications introduced by Aviel

Apr 22, 2015

LAS VEGAS, 22 April 2015. Aviel Electronics in Las Vegas is introducing the model Z-1142 weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military and aerospace applications.

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

Apr 21, 2015

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

Apr 21, 2015

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

Apr 21, 2015

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.

General Dynamics to upgrade COTS signal-processing equipment on U.S. Navy submarines

General Dynamics to upgrade COTS signal-processing equipment on U.S. Navy submarines

Apr 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, 20 April 2015. Submarine sonar experts at General Dynamics Corp. are providing new-generation commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) computer equipment for sonar signal processing aboard U.S. Navy submarines.

Navy to test large unmanned submarine next year in open-ocean voyage down the California coast

Navy to test large unmanned submarine next year in open-ocean voyage down the California coast

Apr 20, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 20 April 2015. A U.S. Navy-developed large unmanned submarine, which is designed carry a wide range of sensor and weapons payloads, or to serve as a mothership for other unmanned submersibles, is ready for tests in the open ocean.

Rugged 6U VME and VPX single-board computers for military applications introduced by Aitech

Rugged 6U VME and VPX single-board computers for military applications introduced by Aitech

Apr 20, 2015

CHATSWORTH, Calif. 20 April 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the enhanced C111 and C112 Freescale T4-based single-slot 6U single-board computers for military, industrial, and high-end commercial applications.

Raytheon moves to full-scale development of RIM-162 ESSM Block 2 ship-defense missile

Raytheon moves to full-scale development of RIM-162 ESSM Block 2 ship-defense missile

Apr 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, 17 April 2015. Missile experts at the Raytheon Co. are moving forward with a project to design a next-generation shipboard missile able to defeat a wide variety of aircraft and missile threats with an active radar seeker than can operate independently of the launch ship.

Electronics adhesive epoxy that resists extremes in temperature introduced by Epoxies Etc.

Electronics adhesive epoxy that resists extremes in temperature introduced by Epoxies Etc.

Apr 17, 2015

CRANSTON, R.I., 17 April 2015. Epoxies Etc. in Cranston, R.I., is introducing the 50-3150RFR Black Epoxy with Catalyst 30 UL-listed epoxy with enhanced temperature resistance and thermal conductivity.

Navy researchers developing swarms of cooperating air drones for overwhelming land and sea attacks

Navy researchers developing swarms of cooperating air drones for overwhelming land and sea attacks

Apr 16, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 April 2015. U.S. Navy researchers have demonstrated swarming unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) designed to overwhelm an adversary autonomously as the UAVs fly together like flocks of birds.

VPX embedded computing standard tailored for space applications ratified by ANSI and VITA

VPX embedded computing standard tailored for space applications ratified by ANSI and VITA

Apr 16, 2015

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., 16 April 2015. A new embedded computing open-systems industry standard for creating high performance fault-tolerant interoperable backplanes and modules for spacecraft electronics and other high-availability applications has been ratified.

Power electronics connectors for military and commercial aerospace uses introduced by TE

Power electronics connectors for military and commercial aerospace uses introduced by TE

Apr 16, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa., 16 April 2015. TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is introducing the AS81714 Series II DEUTSCH CTJ connector modules that are customizable for military and commercial aerospace applications.

Defense electronics industry concerned about cyber security, yet not sure where to turn for help

Defense electronics industry concerned about cyber security, yet not sure where to turn for help

Apr 15, 2015

NASHUA, N.H., 15 April 2015. The vast majority of those in the aerospace and defense electronics industry are deeply concerned with the susceptibility of their data and systems to cyber attack, yet are not investing in cyber security tools because of perceived high costs and lack of customer cyber security requirements.

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