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US Technologies to manufacture thousands of EW circuit card assemblies for Navy targeting drones

US Technologies to manufacture thousands of EW circuit card assemblies for Navy targeting drones

RIDGECREST, Calif., 13 Aug. 2014. Electronics contract manufacturing expert US Technologies in Fair Lawn, N.J., will build as many as 5,270 circuit card assemblies over the next five years for the U.S. Navy AN/ULQ-21 airborne electronic warfare (EW) system under terms of a $13.8 million contract announced Tuesday.

3U VPX carrier cards to interface PMC XMC modules to VPX systems introduced by Acromag

3U VPX carrier cards to interface PMC XMC modules to VPX systems introduced by Acromag

WIXOM, Mich., 13 Aug. 2014. Acromag in Wixom, Mich., is introducing the VPX4810 and VPX4812 3U VPX carrier cards to interface PCI mezzanine card (PMC) or express mezzanine card (XMC) modules to VPX computer systems.

DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING: Rugged Altera FPGA boards introduced by BittWare for SIGINT

BittWare Inc. in Concord, N.H., is introducing the A10 embedded computing family based on the Altera Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs.

BACKPLANES: 3U 17-slot PXI Express backplane introduced by Elma Bustronic

Elma Bustronic in Fremont, Calif., is introducing a 3U 17-slot PXI Express backplane for OEM embedded control and integrated test & measurement applications.

PROCESSORS: Military-grade SmartFusion2 SoC and IGLOO2 FPGAs introduced by Microsemi

Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is introducing military-grade versions of the company's SmartFusion2 SoC and IGLOO2 field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) for tactical missiles, unattended ground sensors, high-altitude avionics sensors, and other aerospace and defense applications.

National Defense Panel releases sobering assessment on the future of the U.S. military

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 12 Aug. 2014. The U.S. military today is in trouble; don't just take my word for it. The challenges facing the Pentagon don't just add up to a bit of trouble; this is BIG trouble -- perhaps the biggest trouble that U.S. military forces have faced since the end of World War II -- and it's going to take time and a lot of money to fix.

Navy asks Lockheed Martin for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 shipboard ASW systems in $59.7 million contract

Navy asks Lockheed Martin for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 shipboard ASW systems in $59.7 million contract

WASHINGTON, 12 Aug. 2014. Undersea warfare experts at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Mission Systems and Training (MS2) segment in Manassas, Va., will provide the U.S. Navy with 2014's allotment of AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) systems for surface ships under terms of a $59.7 million contract modification announced Monday.

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