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Lockheed Martin gets $1.86 billion contract to complete fifth and sixth SBIRS GEO satellites

Lockheed Martin gets $1.86 billion contract to complete fifth and sixth SBIRS GEO satellites

June 25, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., 25 June 2014. Missile defense experts at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Space Systems segment in Sunnyvale, Calif., will build two Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite under terms of a $1.86 billion U.S. Air Force contract modification announced late Tuesday.

DARPA to brief industry in July on new directions for the Microsystems Technology Office

DARPA to brief industry in July on new directions for the Microsystems Technology Office

June 25, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 June 2014. U.S. military researchers will brief industry next month on a plan to enable entirely new classes of technology-driven capabilities for national security, as opposed to creating single end-point solutions.

BAE Systems to develop advanced digital focal plane array detectors for missile defense

BAE Systems to develop advanced digital focal plane array detectors for missile defense

June 23, 2014

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 23 June 2014. Electro-optics engineers at the BAE Systems Electronic Systems segment in Nashua, N.H., will design special sensitive infrared sensors to enhance the ability of anti-air missiles to detect, track, and destroy incoming ballistic missile warheads.

Homeland Security to brief industry next month on standoff explosives-detection project

Homeland Security to brief industry next month on standoff explosives-detection project

June 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, 23 June 2014. U.S. homeland security experts will brief industry late next month on an upcoming project to give early warning of explosives in vehicles approaching security checkpoints.

Raytheon to build radio-controlled TOW anti-tank missiles in $391.5 million contract

Raytheon to build radio-controlled TOW anti-tank missiles in $391.5 million contract

June 20, 2014

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 20 June 2014. The Raytheon Co. Missile Systems segment in Tucson, Ariz., will build radio-controlled anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, as well as the governments of Saudi Arabia and Oman, under terms of a $391.5 million contract announced Thursday.

Global altimeter and pitot tube market set to grow 12.2 percent over next five years

Global altimeter and pitot tube market set to grow 12.2 percent over next five years

June 19, 2014

DALLAS, 19 June 2014. The global market for aircraft altimeter systems and pitot tubes will rise 12.2 percent from an estimated $2.3 billion this year to $2.62 billion in 2019, predict analysts at market researcher Markets and Markets in Dallas. These sensors measure aircraft altitude and speed.

Reliance on geographical information to drive geospatial technology spending to $2.43 billion in 2018

Reliance on geographical information to drive geospatial technology spending to $2.43 billion in 2018

June 18, 2014

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 18 June 2014. U.S. military spending for geospatial technologies will reach $2.43 billion in 2018, predict analysts at market researcher Frost & Sullivan in Mountain View, Calif.

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