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Army chooses 20 companies to develop explosives-detection for IEDs hidden in culverts

Army chooses 20 companies to develop explosives-detection for IEDs hidden in culverts

Sep 17, 2014

ADELPHI, Md., 17 Sept. 2014. U.S. Army bomb-detection and -disposal researchers are choosing 20 companies to compete for future projects involving detecting and neutralize improvised explosive devices (IEDs) hidden in and around roadside culverts.

Embedded computer that combines Intel processing and Cisco networking introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Embedded computer that combines Intel processing and Cisco networking introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Sep 17, 2014

ASHBURN, Va., 17 Sept. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraWORX 10-10 embedded computer that combines Intel Core i7-based processing and a Cisco 5915 Internetwork Operating System (IOS)-managed defense-secure network router in one subsystem.

Long-range cruise missiles

Sep 17, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

Coming struggle with ISIS a test of U.S. resolve

Sep 16, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 16 Sept. 2014. Is the Middle East terrorist organization known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) a legitimate threat to the United States? Based on the latest response, it would appear that leading members of the Obama Administration believe it not to be so.

Honeywell wins $15.7 million to provide multi-function cockpit displays for Hornet and Growler jets

Honeywell wins $15.7 million to provide multi-function cockpit displays for Hornet and Growler jets

Sep 16, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 16 Sept. 2014. U.S. Navy avionics experts needed a variety of cockpit displays for the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jet fighter-bomber and the EA-18 Growler electronic warfare jets. They found their solution from the Honeywell International Inc. Aerospace segment in Albuquerque, N.M.

Direct-solder versions of phase-adjustable RF and microwave connectors offered by Coaxicom

Direct-solder versions of phase-adjustable RF and microwave connectors offered by Coaxicom

Sep 16, 2014

STUART, Fla., 16 Sept. 2014. Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) in Stuart, Fla., is introducing the 3993-2 and 3993-3 high-performance direct-solder versions of the phase adjustable RF and microwave connectors for electrical performance.

Advanced submarine sonar

Sep 16, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

Canadian military chooses iRobot UGVs to detect chemical agents, explosives, and radiation

Canadian military chooses iRobot UGVs to detect chemical agents, explosives, and radiation

Sep 15, 2014

BEDFORD, Mass., 15 Sept. 2014. Leaders of the Canadian military needed unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) robots to alert uses to the presence of chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, volatile gases, explosives and radiation. They found their solution from iRobot Corp. in Bedford, Mass.

Optics able to withstand high-pressure undersea conditions introduced by Meller Optics

Optics able to withstand high-pressure undersea conditions introduced by Meller Optics

Sep 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I., 15 Sept. 2014. Meller Optics Inc. in Providence, R.I., is introducing sapphire optics that can withstand high pressures for outboard applications on undersea vehicles.

Unmanned minehunters

Sep 15, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

IARPA to brief industry on upcoming projects, goals, and contract opportunities 29-30 Oct.

IARPA to brief industry on upcoming projects, goals, and contract opportunities 29-30 Oct.

Sep 12, 2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md., 12 Sept. 2014. Experts from the U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) in Washington will brief industry on the breadth and depth of IARPA's research initiatives on 29 and 30 Oct. 2014 in the College Park, Md., area.

Microsemi to boost expertise in optical and Ethernet communications with Centellax acquisition

Microsemi to boost expertise in optical and Ethernet communications with Centellax acquisition

Sep 12, 2014

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., 12 Sept. 2014. Executives of Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., seek to boost their company's expertise in high-speed analog and RF semiconductor products for the optical communications and Ethernet data communications applications with their acquisition of Centellax in Santa Rose, Calif.

Photodiode for stability after extreme ultraviolet conditions introduced by Opto Diode

Photodiode for stability after extreme ultraviolet conditions introduced by Opto Diode

Sep 12, 2014

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., 12 Sept. 2014. Opto Diode in Newbury Park, Calif., is introducing the SXUV 2.5-millimeter photodiode with a circular active area that provides stability after extreme ultraviolet conditions.

Weapons lurking beneath the waves

Sep 12, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

Air Force moves forward on upgrading situational-awareness tactical data links on B-52 bomber fleet

Air Force moves forward on upgrading situational-awareness tactical data links on B-52 bomber fleet

Sep 11, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 11 Sept. 2014. U.S. Air Force avionics experts are reaching out to industry to find companies capable of manufacturing upgrade kits to enable the Boeing B-52 long-range strategic jet bomber to exchange crucial targeting data with command authorities while the aircraft is in flight.

Demand for military armored vehicle upgrades and retrofits to hit $4.76 billion this year

Demand for military armored vehicle upgrades and retrofits to hit $4.76 billion this year

Sep 11, 2014

LONDON, 11 Sept. 2014. Global demand for military armored vehicle upgrades and retrofits will reach $4.76 billion this year, predict analysts at market researcher Visiongain Ltd. in London.

High-density embedded computing server for radar and electro-optical uses offered by Mercury

High-density embedded computing server for radar and electro-optical uses offered by Mercury

Sep 11, 2014

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 11 Sept. 2014. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the Ensemble HDS6603 high-density embedded computing server for symmetric multi-processing (SMP) in complex radar, electro-optical, and image intelligence applications.

Launching satellites from business jets

Sep 11, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

Army chooses Carnegie Robotics to develop mine-hunting sensor payloads for ground robots

Army chooses Carnegie Robotics to develop mine-hunting sensor payloads for ground robots

Sep 10, 2014

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 10 Sept. 2014. U.S. Army counter-mine experts are choosing Carnegie Robotics LLC in Pittsburgh to develop the unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)-mounted Autonomous Mine Detection System (AMDS) to detect, mark, and neutralize explosive hazards.

Contractor protests, navigating without GPS, and laser Maverick this week on Rapid Fire

Sep 10, 2014

NASHUA, N.H., 10 Sept. 2014. Contractor protests, sobering defense assessments, navigating without GPS, and laser Maverick highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

GaN RF and microwave amplifier for X-band radar applications introduced by Comtech PST

GaN RF and microwave amplifier for X-band radar applications introduced by Comtech PST

Sep 10, 2014

MELVILLE, N.Y., 10 Sept. 2014. Comtech PST Corp. in Melville, N.Y., is introducing the model BMC858109-600 gallium nitride (GaN) RF and microwave amplifier for X-band radar applications.

A spectrum of imaging systems

Sep 10, 2014

Sea glider unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) like the one shown above are helping U.S. Navy researchers harvest energy from temperature differences in the ocean's depths.

Multi-billion-dollar Navy CANES shipboard networking program held up for protest: here we go again

Sep 9, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 9 Sept. 2014. We live in an era of protest and contention; I understand that. You can't escape this facet of our culture even if you're just trying to relax in front of the game. NFL football routinely protests referee calls pending review on camera instant replay. Major League Baseball started something similar this season.

Contractor protests could hold up Navy CANES shipboard networking program until December

Sep 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO, 9 Sept. 2014. An important multi-billion-dollar U.S. Navy project to upgrade the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), and networking equipment aboard the nation's surface warship fleet is being held up for as long as three months due to contractor protests.

Navy chooses Textron to provide test equipment to check-out IED jammers before missions

Navy chooses Textron to provide test equipment to check-out IED jammers before missions

Sep 9, 2014

INDIAN HEAD, Md., 9 Sept. 2014. U.S. Navy bomb-disposal experts needed test and measurement gear to validate the performance of equipment designed to jam RF and microwave signals intended to detonate improvised explosive devices (IEDs). They found their solution from the Textron Systems Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Hunt Valley, Md.

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