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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.

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).

Rugged Xeon D embedded computing modules with server-class performance introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Rugged Xeon D embedded computing modules with server-class performance introduced by Curtiss-Wright

May 18, 2015

ASHBURN, Va., 18 May 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the CHAMP-XDx Xeon D embedded computing family of rugged DSP engine modules based on the Intel Xeon processor D for compute-intensive C4ISR aerospace and defense applications.

B-1 bomber radar systems set for big technology upgrades with Northrop-Grumman SABR-GS

B-1 bomber radar systems set for big technology upgrades with Northrop-Grumman SABR-GS

May 15, 2015

LINTHICUM, Md., 15 May 2015. The U.S. Air Force fleet of B-1B Lancer long-range jet bombers is on schedule to receive modern active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, based on a new radar design by the Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems segment in Linthicum, Md.

Rugged 3U CompactPCI Core i7/i5-based embedded computing board introduced by Concurrent Technologies

Rugged 3U CompactPCI Core i7/i5-based embedded computing board introduced by Concurrent Technologies

May 15, 2015

WOBURN, Mass., 15 May 2015. Concurrent Technologies Inc. in Woburn, Mass., is introducing the TP B1x/3sd 3U CompactPCI embedded computing board, based on 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5 processor, for aerospace and defense applications.

Air Force asking industry for enabling technologies for future hypersonic munition

Air Force asking industry for enabling technologies for future hypersonic munition

May 14, 2015

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 14 May 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are moving forward with a program to develop a hypersonic munition able to attack and destroy targets quickly over long distances, and pose lethal threats to many different targets in many different locations all at the same time.

Navy looks to Mercury Systems to provide electronic spare parts for shipboard EW systems

Navy looks to Mercury Systems to provide electronic spare parts for shipboard EW systems

May 14, 2015

CRANE, Ind., 14 May 2015. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts needed various electronic spare parts for the Navy's AN/SLQ-32(V)6 ship-mounted electronic warfare (EW) system. They found their solution from Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass.

Communications on-the-move antenna to link UAVs and military ground vehicles introduced by CPI

Communications on-the-move antenna to link UAVs and military ground vehicles introduced by CPI

May 14, 2015

CAMARILLO, Calif., 14 May 2015. Communications & Power Industries (CPI) in Camarillo, Calif., is introducing the GMA-100QB communications on-the-move antenna system for communications on-the-move antenna applications on military ground vehicles.

Army reaching out to industry for handheld and wrist-worn GPS receivers for use in the Middle East

Army reaching out to industry for handheld and wrist-worn GPS receivers for use in the Middle East

May 13, 2015

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait, 13 May 2015. U.S. Army navigation and guidance officials are interested in buying 1,622 handheld and 20 wrist-worn GPS receivers, and they need to know by TOMORROW, 14 May 2015, which companies could provide these wearable satellite navigation devices.

Navy aircraft researchers order Core i7-based VME embedded computing boards from Concurrent Technologies

Navy researchers order Core i7-based VME embedded computing boards from Concurrent Technologies

May 13, 2015

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 13 May 2015. U.S. Navy aircraft researchers needed VME embedded computing boards based on the third-generation Intel Core i7 microprocessor for a variety of research tasks. They found their solution from Concurrent Technologies Inc. in Woburn, Mass.

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