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Anti-swarm surveillance, next-generation tiltrotors, and automatic shoot-back on Rapid Fire

Anti-swarm surveillance, next-generation tiltrotors, and automatic shoot-back on Rapid Fire

June 11, 2014

NASHUA, N.H., 11 June 2014. Anti-swarm surround surveillance for Navy surface ships, the next-generation tiltrotor aircraft, and Army vehicles that can automatically return fire highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

CIRCUIT CARDS: Elbit to provide spare circuit cards for Apache helicopter helmet-mounted targeting system

June 10, 2014

U.S. military aviation experts needed spare electronic circuit cards for the Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System (IHADSS) of the U.S. Army Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter.

DRS and BAE Systems to integrate night-vision goggles with weapon sights

June 10, 2014

U.S. Army night-vision experts are looking to two electro-optics companies to develop the next generation of military night-vision weapon sights to enable soldiers to fight effectively at night.

Who sees and shoots first wins; Navy demonstrates lesson with surveillance and laser weapons

Who sees and shoots first wins; Navy demonstrates lesson with surveillance and laser weapons

June 10, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 10 June 2014. It's a truism in military history and tactics that the force that sees its enemy first usually prevails in the ensuing battle. Just a few examples: colonial militia at Concord's North Bridge, the Union army at Gettysburg, and the U.S. Navy at Midway.

Navy eyes multispectral shipboard surveillance

Navy considers 360-degree multispectral persistent surveillance for surface ship defense

June 10, 2014

CRANE, Ind., 10 June 2014. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts are sending feelers out to industry to find companies interested in developing an electro-optical sensor that provides 360-degree multispectral persistent surveillance capability.

Rockwell Collins and Elbit to provide night-vision capability to Navy pilot head-up displays

Rockwell Collins and Elbit to provide night-vision capability to Navy pilot head-up displays

May 28, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 28 May 2014. U.S. Navy combat aircraft experts needed night-vision capability for helmet-mounted head-up displays for high-performance fighter-bomber aircraft. They found their solution from a partnership of Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Elbit Systems of America in Fort Worth, Texas -- otherwise known as Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems LLC.

Era of uncontested battle coming to a close

Pentagon acknowledging that today's era of the uncontested battlefield may be coming to a close

May 20, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 20 May 2014. I'm seeing encouraging signs from the Pentagon that today's military senior leadership finally is acknowledging that military campaigns of the future probably won't be as easy as they've been for the past quarter century.

 

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