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Rockwell Collins to provide radio communications gear for U.S. and Australian P-8A aircraft

Rockwell Collins to provide radio communications gear for U.S. and Australian P-8A aircraft

May 28, 2015

LAKEHURST, N.J., 28 May 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft experts are asking Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to provide a variety of radio communications equipment for the Navy's P-8A Poseidon long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft.

Line driver to convert TL/CMOS serial input data to ARINC-specified amplitudes introduced by DDC

Line driver to convert TL/CMOS serial input data to ARINC-specified amplitudes introduced by DDC

May 28, 2015

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 28 May 2015. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the DD-4107X ARINC 429 line driver to convert TL/CMOS serial input data to ARINC-specified amplitudes in avionics applications.

Navy orders seven TB-37 surface ship sonar systems from Lockheed Martin to hunt submarines

Navy orders seven TB-37 surface ship sonar systems from Lockheed Martin to hunt submarines

May 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, 27 May 2015. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are ordering towed-array surface ship sonar systems to enable warships to hunt and attack quiet enemy submarines lurking at a variety of ocean depths.

General Atomics to provide radar UAV sensor payloads for Air Force Reaper hunter-killer drone

General Atomics to provide radar UAV sensor payloads for Air Force Reaper hunter-killer drone

May 27, 2015

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 27 May 2015. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts at The General Atomics Aeronautical Systems segment in Poway, Calif., will provide the U.S. Air Force with advanced radar UAV sensor payloads under terms of a $23.1 million contract announced last week.

3U CompactPCI and 6U VME sensor interfaces for military and aerospace uses introduced by NAI

3U CompactPCI and 6U VME sensor interfaces for military and aerospace uses introduced by NAI

May 27, 2015

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 27 May 2015. North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing a family of sensor interface units (SIU) in 3U CompactPCI or 6U VME board form factors for military and aerospace applications.

Thales to provide helicopter radar and computers for Royal Navy Merlin surveillance helicopters

Thales to provide helicopter radar and computers for Royal Navy Merlin surveillance helicopters

May 26, 2015

LONDON, 26 May 2015. Military helicopter systems integrators at Lockheed Martin U.K. Holdings Ltd. in London needed helicopter radar and mission systems for the United Kingdom Royal Navy Merlin helicopters. They found their solution from Thales Holding UK PLC in Weybridge, England.

Harris-Exelis merger clears final hurdles; $4.75 billion deal expected to close this week

Harris-Exelis merger clears final hurdles; $4.75 billion deal expected to close this week

May 26, 2015

McLEAN, Va., 26 May 2015. The Pending acquisition of defense electronics specialist Exelis Inc. by Harris Corp. cleared one of its final hurdles Friday when Exelis shareholders approved the merger agreement.

Quick-turnaround sample service on board-to-board and cable-to-board connectors offered by Harwin

Quick-turnaround sample service on board-to-board and cable-to-board connectors offered by Harwin

May 26, 2015

PORTSMOUTH, England, 26 May 2015. Harwin Inc. in Portsmouth, England, is announcing quick-turnaround sample service on its Archer range of 1.27-millimeter pitch M50 and M52 fine pitch board-to-board and cable-to-board connectors which are available on tape and reel packaging for printed circuit board assembly.

Navy works with Boeing to prepare for building nine new Poseidon military planes

Navy works with Boeing to prepare for building nine new Poseidon military planes

May 22, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 22 May 2015. U.S. Navy aviation authorities are giving the green light to the Boeing Co. to start building nine new P-8A Poseidon military planes under terms of a $21.3 million contract announced Thursday.

BAE Systems to upgrade more Paladin 155-millimeter artillery systems with digital fire control

BAE Systems to upgrade more Paladin 155-millimeter artillery systems with digital fire control

May 22, 2015

WARREN, Mich., 22 May 2015. Vetronics experts at BAE Systems upgrade U.S. Army M109A6 Paladin 155-millimeter self-propelled artillery systems with digital fire control capability under terms of a $16.5 million contract modification announced Thursday.

DC-DC converter power electronics for autonomous ground vehicles and robots introduces by TDK-Lambda

DC-DC converter power electronics for autonomous ground vehicles and robots introduces by TDK-Lambda

May 22, 2015

SAN DIEGO, 22 May 2015. TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the TDK-Lambda 2500W EZA2500-32048 bidirectional DC-DC converter for power electronics needs in autonomous ground vehicles, robots, cranes, and elevators.

Air Force orders eight MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 Reaper attack drones from manufacturer General Atomics

Air Force orders eight MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper attack drones from manufacturer General Atomics

May 21, 2015

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 21 May 2015. U.S. Air Force unmanned systems experts are ordering eight MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 attack drones from manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.

Lockheed Martin prepares Navy AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 shipboard undersea warfare for future upgrades

Lockheed Martin prepares Navy AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 shipboard undersea warfare for future upgrades

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON, 21 May 2015. U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are asking Lockheed Martin Corp. for another year of support for a sensor and weapons package designed to help surface warships detect and attack enemy submarines.

Military & Aerospace Electronics will not publish on 25 May in observance of Memorial Day

Military & Aerospace Electronics will not publish on 25 May in observance of Memorial Day

May 21, 2015

NASHUA, N.H., 21 May 2015. Military & Aerospace Electronics will not publish new online content on Monday 25 May 2015 in observance of the U.S. Memorial Day holiday.

6U VXS RF and microwave module based on OpenRFM open-systems guidelines offered by Mercury

6U VXS RF and microwave module based on OpenRFM open-systems guidelines offered by Mercury

May 21, 2015

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 21 May 2015. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the open-systems Ensemble RFM-1RS18 RF and microwave tuner for electronic warfare (EW) applications that use board-based RF and microwave components and embedded computing for on-board digital signal processing.

Army asks Lockheed Martin to convert 200 practice Hellfire missiles to battle-ready armed versions

Army asks Lockheed Martin to convert 200 practice Hellfire missiles to battle-ready armed versions

May 20, 2015

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 20 May 2015. U.S. Army missile experts are asking engineers at Lockheed Martin Corp. to convert 200 Army practice air-to-ground Hellfire missiles to armed-and-dangerous real munitions.

Navy submarine sonar experts choose Massa Products to design and build DT-574 hydrophone transducers

Navy submarine sonar experts choose Massa Products to design and build DT-574 hydrophone transducers

May 20, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I., 20 May 2015. U.S. Navy submarine sonar experts needed hydrophones for a variety of submarine sonar systems. They found their solution from Massa Products Corp. in Hingham, Mass.

Rugged broadcast electronics rack with a modular frame introduced by Optima Stantron

Rugged broadcast electronics rack with a modular frame introduced by Optima Stantron

May 20, 2015

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., 20 May 2015. Optima Stantron in Lawrenceville, Ga., is introducing a broadcast electronics rack with a modular frame for military, aerospace, and industrial applications. The 12-gauge steel frame operates in demanding pre- to post-production applications.

Military 5G mobile networking to be key driver in aerospace and defense test and measurement

May 19, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 19 May 2015. Future military 5G mobile networking capability will have a profound influence on defense communications, and will present a host of new challenges and capabilities for aerospace and defense test and measurement.

Northrop Grumman boosts air battle management

Air Force to enhance open-systems information sharing and cyber security for C4ISR systems

Air Force to enhance open-systems information sharing and cyber security for C4ISR systems

May 19, 2015

ROME, N.Y., 19 May 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are ready to launch a program to apply open-systems information sharing and cyber security to a wide variety of Command, Control, Communications, and Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Navy looks to H6 Systems to develop microwave weapon simulator for aircraft research

Navy looks to H6 Systems to develop microwave weapon simulator for aircraft research

May 19, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 19 May 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft researchers needed the ability to simulate a high-power microwave weapon to measure its effects on U.S. military aircraft. They found their solution from H6 Systems Inc. in Nashua, N.H.

RF inductors for military, aerospace, and defense RF applications introduced by Gowanda

RF inductors for military, aerospace, and defense RF applications introduced by Gowanda

May 19, 2015

GOWANDA, N.Y., 19 May 2015. Gowanda Electronics Corp. in Gowanda, N.Y., is introducing five RF inductors for military, aerospace, and defense RF applications like communications, guidance, security, radar, test & evaluation, and special operations.

Air Force names 19 IT companies to share as much as $7.9 billion for NETCENTS-2 network operations

Air Force names 19 IT companies to share as much as $7.9 billion for NETCENTS-2 network operations

May 18, 2015

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala., 18 May 2015. U.S. Air Force information technology experts are adding 19 companies to the massive Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) under terms of contracts cumulatively worth as much as $7.9 billion announced Friday.

Military supply center orders 690 SINCGARS circuit cards from Exelis to support legacy radio system

Military supply center orders 690 SINCGARS circuit cards from Exelis to support legacy radio system

May 18, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 18 May 2015. U.S. government logistics experts announced a plan earlier this month to purchase 690 circuit cards from the Exelis Inc. Electronic Systems segment in Fort Wayne, Inc., to support the military legacy Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS).

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