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DARPA eyes cyber security program to safeguard private and proprietary computer information

DARPA eyes cyber security program to safeguard private and proprietary computer information

Mar 3, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 3 March 2015. U.S. military researchers will brief industry on 12 March 2015 on an upcoming new cyber security research program to develop ways of protecting the private and proprietary information of individuals and enterprises.

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

Mar 3, 2015

STUART Fla., 3 March 2015. Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) in Stuart, Fla., is introducing the 1-Watt 022900M-9 2.92-millimeter termination designed to minimize reflected power that often impedes transmission quality.

Navy looks to Argon Corp. to provide flat-panel sonar displays to replace CRTs aboard submarines

Navy looks to Argon Corp. to provide flat-panel sonar displays to replace CRTs aboard submarines

Mar 2, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I., 2 March 2015. U.S. Navy submarine sonar experts needed flat-panel color displays to replace old-model cathode ray tube (CRT) displays for sonar technicians aboard U.S. submarines. They found their solution from Argon Corp. in Great Neck, N.Y.

Navy orders one E-2D radar and maritime patrol aircraft from Northrop Grumman in $148.3 million deal

Navy orders one E-2D radar and maritime patrol aircraft from Northrop Grumman in $148.3 million deal

Mar 2, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 2 March 2015. U.S. Navy aviation experts are ordering one advanced E-2D maritime patrol and air control aircraft from its manufacturer, Northrop Grumman Corp., under terms of a $148.3 million contract modification announced Friday.

Dock for integrating Ethernet products in avionics databus test and measurement offered by AIM-USA

Dock for integrating Ethernet products in avionics databus test and measurement offered by AIM-USA

Mar 2, 2015

TREVOSE, Pa., 2 March 2015. AIM-USA in Trevose, Pa., is introducing the ADock docking solution for the integration of its family of ANET Ethernet based products available for MIL-STD-1553, STANG3910/EFEX, and ARINC 429 avionics databus test and measurement.

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Gulf operations

Mar 2, 2015
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Thunder performance

Army researchers asking industry for ways to speed sensor-fusion intelligence to warfighters

Army researchers asking industry for ways to speed sensor-fusion intelligence to warfighters

Feb 27, 2015

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 27 Feb. 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for new ways to speed actionable intelligence to the field commanders and warfighters on the front-lines who need it most.

Raytheon to provide another 114 advanced Tomahawk cruise missiles in $122.4 million contract

Raytheon to provide another 114 advanced Tomahawk cruise missiles in $122.4 million contract

Feb 27, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 Feb. 2015. Munitions experts at the Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) will build 114 Tomahawk Block IV long-range cruise missiles for the U.S. Navy under terms of a contract announced Thursday.

Rugged power supplies for harsh-environment rackmount applications introduced by Crystal Group

Rugged power supplies for harsh-environment rackmount applications introduced by Crystal Group

Feb 27, 2015

HIAWATHA, Iowa, 27 Feb. 2015. Crystal Group Inc. in Hiawatha, Iowa, is introducing the RPS425DC1U and RPS585DC2U rugged power supplies for DC applications within demanding environments. The EMC DC power supplies meet MIL-STD-461 and DO-160, and use ATX motherboards in 1U and 2U rackmount servers.

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

Feb 26, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 26 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to find news ways to make small units of infantry warfighters more effectively and deadly using existing infantry weapons and unmanned systems.

Army awards $13.2 million contract to Elbit to provide Apache targeting helmets to Indonesia

Army awards $13.2 million contract to Elbit to provide Apache targeting helmets to Indonesia

Feb 26, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 26 Feb. 2015. Military avionics experts at Elbit Systems of America in Fort Worth, Texas, will provide 300 integrated situational-awareness and targeting helmets for AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter pilots of the government of Indonesia.

ATCA backplane databus enclosure for rugged embedded computing introduced by Pentair

ATCA backplane databus enclosure for rugged embedded computing introduced by Pentair

Feb 26, 2015

WARWICK, R.I., 26 Feb. 2015. Pentair in Warwick, R.I., is introducing the Schroff Shelf Manager ACB-VI Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) backplane databus electronic enclosure for rugged embedded computing applications.

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

Feb 25, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop unmanned sensors able to operate in harsh environments to monitor surface, aircraft, and submarine traffic above the Arctic Circle.

Army to buy more than 2,000 Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Australia

Army to buy more than 2,000 Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Australia

Feb 25, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. Army anti-armor missile experts are ordering more than 2,000 U.S.-made Hellfire II tactical missiles for the governments of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Australia.

AirBorn HD4 interconnect technology for high-speed switch fabrics introduced by Astute

AirBorn HD4 interconnect technology for high-speed switch fabrics introduced by Astute

Feb 25, 2015

SUFFOLK, Va., 25 Feb. 2015. Astute Electronics Inc. in Suffolk, Va., is introducing the AirBorn high-density, high-reliability HD4 interconnect technology for high-speed switch network fabrics and solid-state data storage applications.

Army orders 84 advanced helicopters over the last month worth a total of $1.1 billion

Army orders 84 advanced helicopters over the last month worth a total of $1.1 billion

Feb 24, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 24 Feb. 2015. The past month has seen the U.S. military on a buying spree for advanced helicopters designed for a wide range of tasks from reconnaissance to attack. Since late January U.S. Army aviation authorities have announced orders for 84 helicopters worth about $1.1 billion.

Marines look to ViaSat for hatch-mount SATCOM antenna for streaming video aboard KC-130J aircraft

Marines look to ViaSat for hatch-mount SATCOM antenna for streaming video aboard KC-130J aircraft

Feb 24, 2015

QUANTICO MARINE BASE, Va., 24 Feb. 2015. U.S. Marine Corps aviation experts needed hatch-mount satellite communications (SATCOM) antennas for the KC-130J Super Hercules utility turboprop aircraft. They found their solution from ViaSat Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif.

Rugged Intel Core i7 Haswell-based single-board computer introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged Intel Core i7 Haswell-based single-board computer introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Feb 24, 2015

ASHBURN, Va., 24 Feb. 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the VPX3-1258 4th Gen Intel Core i7 single board computer for compute-intensive applications deployed in space, weight, and power (SWaP)-constrained platforms.

Boeing moves forward with project to upgrade strategic communications on airborne command post

Boeing moves forward with project to upgrade strategic communications on airborne command post

Feb 23, 2015

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla., 23 Feb. 2015. Military strategic communications experts at the Boeing Co. are moving forward on a major project to upgrade a low-frequency communications designed to connect U.S. command authorities with submerged ballistic missile submarines in times of national emergency.

Military light vehicle market set to explode, driven by JLTV program, says Forecast International

Military light vehicle market set to explode, driven by JLTV program, says Forecast International

Feb 23, 2015

NEWTOWN, Conn., 23 Feb. 2015. International demand for light wheeled military vehicles is set for explosive growth, fueled by the U.S. military Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program and its associated vetronics, predict analysts at market researcher Forecast International in Newtown, Conn.

Compact solid-state computer for radar and other military applications introduced by Sealevel Systems

Compact solid-state computer for radar and other military applications introduced by Sealevel Systems

Feb 23, 2015

LIBERTY, S.C., 23 Feb. 2015. Sealevel Systems Inc. in Liberty, S.C., is introducing the Relio R2 compact solid-state computer that offers synchronous serial communications in radar, satellite, and other military applications.

Army orders 35 AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters in $591.2 million contract to Boeing

Army orders 35 AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters in $591.2 million contract to Boeing

Feb 20, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 20 Feb. 2015. Military helicopter designers at the Boeing Co. will provide 35 of the latest-version AH-64 Apache attack helicopters to the U.S. Army under terms of a $591.2 million contract modification announced late Thursday.

Navy approaches industry for ideas on electro-optical sensor suite for special forces attack planes

Navy approaches industry for ideas on electro-optical sensor suite for special forces attack planes

Feb 20, 2015

CRANE, Ind., 20 Feb. 2015. U.S. Navy airborne weapons experts are reaching out to industry for ideas on designing multi-sensor gimbaled electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) stabilized targeting systems for large aircraft like the Lockheed Martin C-130J four-engine turboprop.

3U VPX 500-Watt 28-volt DC power supply for embedded computing introduced by PCI Systems

3U VPX 500-Watt 28-volt DC power supply for embedded computing introduced by PCI Systems

Feb 20, 2015

SUNNYVALE, Calif., 20 Feb. 2015. PCI Systems Inc. in Sunnyvale, Calif., is introducing the PCI_800.106 3U VITA 62 VPX 500-Watt 28-volt DC isolated conduction-cooled rugged 3U power supply for embedded computing applications.

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