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Logbook capability for GPS navigation and guidance avionics introduced by Garmin

Aug 3, 2015

OLATHE, Kan., 3 Aug. 2015. Garmin International Inc.in Olathe, Kan., is introducing electronic logbook capabilities built-in to the Garmin Pilot navigation and guidance application for iPad/iPhone and seamless integration with flyGarmin.

General Dynamics to upgrade combat electronics for a variety of U.S. and Australian submarines

General Dynamics to upgrade combat electronics for a variety of U.S. and Australian submarines

Jul 31, 2015

WASHINGTON, 31 July 2015. Submarine electronics experts at the General Dynamics Mission Systems segment in Fairfax, Va., are upgrading digital processing capability in U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarine combat systems under terms of a $32.7 million contract modification announced Wednesday.

Secure solid-state drive for defense, intelligence, and UAVs introduced by Microsemi

Secure solid-state drive for defense, intelligence, and UAVs introduced by Microsemi

Jul 31, 2015

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., 31 July 2015. Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is introducing the MSD01TAM3R TRRUST-STOR serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) solid state drive for defense, intelligence, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and other defense-related network area storage applications.

Raytheon to pursue full-scale development of carrier-based GPS aircraft landing system

Raytheon to pursue full-scale development of carrier-based GPS aircraft landing system

Jul 30, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 30 July 2015. U.S. Navy carrier aviation experts are planning to award a 6-year contract to Raytheon Co. for full-scale development of an aircraft carrier landing system based on differential Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation technology.

Air Force continues project to upgrade propeller control systems in C-130 turboprop aircraft

Air Force continues project to upgrade propeller control systems in C-130 turboprop aircraft

Jul 30, 2015

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 30 July 2015. U.S. Air Force Reserve C-130 utility turboprop aircraft are receiving computer-aided propeller control to enhance aircraft safety and performance.

Uncooled LWIR thermography camera for benchtop research introduced by Sierra-Olympic

Uncooled LWIR thermography camera for benchtop research introduced by Sierra-Olympic

Jul 30, 2015

HOOD RIVER, Ore., 30 July 2015. Sierra-Olympic Technologies Inc. in Hood River, Ore., is introducing the uncooled long-wave infrared (LWIR) Cox CX320 thermography camera for machine vision, process monitoring, and benchtop research and development applications.

Northrop Grumman to provide flight computers for Marine Corps utility and attack helicopters

Northrop Grumman to provide flight computers for Marine Corps utility and attack helicopters

Jul 29, 2015

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., 29 July 2015. Avionics computer experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. are delivering the company's next-generation mission flight computers for lot 12 of the Marine Corps' H-1 helicopter upgrade program.

DC-DC converters for powering CPUs, ASICs, FPGAs, DDR3, and DDR4 introduced by Murata

DC-DC converters for powering CPUs, ASICs, FPGAs, DDR3, and DDR4 introduced by Murata

Jul 29, 2015

MANSFIELD, Mass., 29 July 2015. Murata Power Solutions in Mansfield, Mass., is introducing three single output, non-isolated point of load (PoL) DC-DC converters for powering CPUs, ASICs, FPGAs, DDR3 and DDR4, as well as use in other distributed bus architectures.

Race is on to find technologies to counter low-cost unmanned aircraft

Race is on to find technologies to counter low-cost unmanned aircraft

Jul 28, 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 28 July 2015. Small quadcopter-types of small unmanned aircraft increasing are posing a drone menace to civil aircraft operations, as well as to sensitive public, government, and industrial sites like sporting events, prisons, power plants, and military bases.

Boeing to continue work on developing XS-1 reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft

Boeing to continue work on developing XS-1 reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft

Jul 28, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va., 28 July 2015. U.S. military researchers are pushing forward with a project to design an reusable hypersonic unmanned spacecraft able to carry and deploy 3,000-to-5,000-pound satellites to low-Earth orbit (LEO) for less than $5 million per launch.

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

Jul 28, 2015

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

Jul 27, 2015

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

Jul 27, 2015

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

Jul 27, 2015

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

Jul 24, 2015

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

Jul 24, 2015

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

Jul 23, 2015

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

Jul 23, 2015

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

Jul 23, 2015

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

Jul 22, 2015

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

Jul 22, 2015

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

Jul 22, 2015

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

Jul 21, 2015

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

Jul 21, 2015

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

Jul 21, 2015

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.

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