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ViaSat and Data Link Solutions get orders for MIDS-LVT situational-awareness data terminals

ViaSat and Data Link Solutions get orders for MIDS-LVT situational-awareness data terminals

Aug 6, 2013

SAN DIEGO, 6 Aug. 2013. Two U.S. defense communications organizations are receiving orders from the U.S. Navy to provide military communications systems designed to enable aircraft, surface ships, ground vehicles, and fixed-site installations share situational awareness information in real time.

Latest cyber security technologies to be demonstrated to industry this month in San Jose

Latest cyber security technologies to be demonstrated to industry this month in San Jose

Aug 5, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., 5 Aug. 2013. Cyber warfare experts at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington are going to Silicon Valley to demonstrate recently developed cyber security technologies from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 22 Aug. 2013 at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, Calif.

Underwater navigation

Special Operations Command looking for next-gen underwater navigation instruments

Aug 2, 2013

MacDILL AFB, Fla., 2 Aug. 2013. Underwater navigation experts at U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., are reaching out to industry to find companies able to design a next-generation Doppler velocity log (DVL) navigation instrument for manned and unmanned submarines.

Air Force researchers set sights on reducing the size and cost of next-generation AESA radar

Air Force researchers set sights on reducing the size and cost of next-generation AESA radar

Aug 2, 2013

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 2 Aug. 2013. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry to find ways to reduce cost, cycle time, part count, and touch labor of manufacturing advanced active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for next-generation military planes.

BAE Systems to help DARPA unify imaging and other battlefield intelligence sensors

BAE Systems to help DARPA unify imaging and other battlefield intelligence sensors

Aug 1, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 1 Aug. 2013. Military intelligence sensor processing experts at the BAE Systems Electronic Solutions segment in Burlington, Mass., are beginning an advanced project to design a next-generation intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) exploitation and resource management system that fills gaps in today’s military intelligence analysis capability.

Boeing P-8A ASW aircraft production ramps-up with $2 billion contract for 13 more planes

Boeing P-8A ASW aircraft production ramps-up with $2 billion contract for 13 more planes

Aug 1, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 1 Aug. 2013. Aircraft designers at the Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in Seattle are making plans to build an additional 13 P-8A Poseidon long-range maritime patrol jets for the U.S. Navy under terms of a $2 billion contract modification announced late Wednesday.

IARPA releases solicitation for superconducting research in high-performance computing (HPC)

IARPA releases solicitation for superconducting research in high-performance computing (HPC)

Jul 31, 2013

WASHINGTON, 31 July 2013. U.S. government researchers are asking industry to develop a small computer based on superconducting logic and cryogenic memory that is energy-efficient, scalable, and able to solve interesting problems -- particularly those that involve intelligence gathering and analysis.

3 companies to develop multispectral camera for helmets and weapon sights for DARPA

3 companies to develop multispectral camera for helmets and weapon sights for DARPA

Jul 31, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 31 July 2013. Three U.S. electro-optics companies are working to develop a small multispectral camera to help infantrymen and small combat units detect, recognize, and identify battlefield threats in daylight, at night, in bad weather, or in smoke and dust for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va.

Army to compete spare electronic parts job in August for manpack counter IED systems

Army to compete spare electronic parts job in August for manpack counter IED systems

Jul 30, 2013

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 30 July 2013. U.S. Army electronic warfare (EW) experts are preparing an industry competition to procure electronic spare parts for the manpack Thor III and Baldr counter improvised explosive device (IED) systems.

Metronome Software to focus on cyber and mobile app security for DARPA Transformative Apps

Metronome Software aims at cyber and mobile app security for DARPA Transformative Apps

Jul 30, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va. 30 July 2013. U.S. military researches have awarded another contract aimed at placing the right mobile software applications into the hands of warfighters for use on rugged smartphones and tablet computers -- this one involving cyber security and mobile applications security.

DRS to develop enabling technologies for special-ops multispectral night-vision goggles

DRS to develop enabling technologies for special-ops multispectral night-vision goggles

Jul 29, 2013

MacDILL AFB, Fla., 29 July 2013. Night vision experts at the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., needed advanced night-vision goggles that enable warfighters to see several different spectra of light. They found their solution from DRS RSTA in Dallas.

Webinar outlines U.S. government contracting opportunities in border-protection technologies

Webinar outlines U.S. government contracting opportunities in border-protection technologies

Jul 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, 29 July 2013. U.S. government researchers will conduct a two-hour webinar on 13 Aug. 2013 outlining strategies and enabling technologies for U.S. border protection. The webinar, from 2 to 4 p.m. eastern time is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington.

Data Device Corp. to provide Navy with PC/104 1553 and 429 cards in $4.4 million contract

Data Device Corp. to provide Navy with PC/104 1553 and 429 cards in $4.4 million contract

Jul 28, 2013

CRANE, Ind., 28 July 2013. U.S. Navy avionics experts needed PC/104-based ARINC 429 and MIL-STD-1553 interface electronic circuit cards for a portable system designed to load flight software on Navy and U.S. Marine Corps aircraft. They found their solution from Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y.

SRC gets Navy order for 200 color displays to upgrade avionics in T-45 advanced training jets

SRC gets Navy order for 200 color displays to upgrade avionics in T-45 advanced training jets

Jul 26, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 26 July 2013. U.S. Navy avionics experts needed color flat-panel displays to upgrade the monochrome cathode ray tube (CRT) displays in the Navy's T-45 Goshawk trainer jet. They found their solution from Scientific Research Corp. (SRC) in Atlanta.

Army revisits troposcatter communications technology as alternative to long-range SATCOM

Army revisits troposcatter communications technology as alternative to long-range SATCOM

Jul 26, 2013

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 26 July 2013. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for fresh ideas on tropospheric scatter (troposcatter) technologies for fixed-site and on-the-move long-range communications as an alternative to satellite communications (SATCOM).

FAA reaches out to industry for fresh technology ideas to prevent runway incursions

FAA reaches out to industry for fresh technology ideas to prevent runway incursions

Jul 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, 25 July 2013. Researchers at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington are surveying industry to find companies with interest and expertise in technologies to help prevent runway incursions. Runway incursions describe dangerous situations at airports where an unauthorized aircraft, vehicle, or person is on a runway and threatens collision with aircraft landing or taking off.

Boeing gets Navy contract to prepare EA-18G Growler aircraft for Next-Generation Jammer

Boeing gets Navy contract to prepare EA-18G Growler aircraft for Next-Generation Jammer

Jul 25, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 25 July 2013. U.S. Navy officials are asking combat aircraft designers at the Boeing Co. in St. Louis to prepare the company's EA-18G Growler carrier-based electronic warfare jet to carry the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ), for which Raytheon Co. was selected to build earlier this month.

DARPA chooses Sparton to help develop hidden weapons and sensors that pop up from the ocean

DARPA chooses Sparton to help develop hidden weapons and sensors that pop up from the ocean

Jul 24, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 24 July 2013. U.S. government researchers are choosing Sparton Electronics of De Leon Springs, Fla., to develop conceptual designs of a future system with the potential to launch a wave of distracting light strobes, blinding lasers, electronic warfare jammers, or other kinds of non-lethal weapons that pop up to the ocean's surface without warning in the middle of an adversary's naval battle group.

DARPA considers unmanned submersible mothership designed to deploy UAVs and UUVs

DARPA considers unmanned submersible mothership designed to deploy UAVs and UUVs

Jul 23, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 23 July 2013. Unmanned vehicle designers at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., will brief industry next month on a project to develop an unmanned submersible designed to transport and deploy unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) stealthily close to enemy operations.

Navy eyes Oceaneering International for robotic arm, but is open to offers from other companies

Navy eyes Oceaneering International for robotic arm, but is open to offers from other companies

Jul 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, 23 July 2013. Underwater scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington needed an underwater robotic manipulator arm with a precise control system. They found their solution from Oceaneering International Inc. in Houston.

Army to buy counter-mortar radars from SRCTec in potential quarter-billion-dollar contract

Army to buy counter-mortar radars from SRCTec in potential quarter-billion-dollar contract

Jul 22, 2013

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 22 July 2013. U.S. Army leaders needed special radar systems to help defend deployed warfighters from rocket, artillery, and mortar attacks. They found their solution from SRCTec Inc. in Syracuse, N.Y.

Company to develop enabling technologies for 100-gigabit-per-second wireless data link

Company to develop enabling technologies for 100-gigabit-per-second wireless data link

Jul 19, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 19 July 2013. Wireless data communications experts at Applied Communication Sciences in Basking Ridge, N.J., are developing a military wireless data link able to transmit data at 100 gigabits per second within one radio frequency channel under terms of a $4.3 million contract announced this week by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va.

Navy needs synchro/resolver-to-digital measurement motherboard from North Atlantic

Navy needs synchro/resolver-to-digital measurement motherboard from North Atlantic

Jul 19, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 19 July 2013. U.S. Navy aviation experts are conducting an industry competition to purchase synchro/resolver-to-digital measurement motherboards made by North Atlantic Industries in Bohemia, N.Y., for the AN/UPX-29(V) Interrogator System Mode 5 shipboard identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) system aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116).

Improved ground moving target-indicating (GMTI) aircraft radar is aim of Army request for information

Improved ground moving target-indicating (GMTI) aircraft radar is aim of Army survey

Jul 18, 2013

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 18 July 2013. U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry for the latest in wide-area ground moving target indicator (GMTI), dismount moving target indicator (DMTI) and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technologies for a planned radar upgrade of the Airborne Reconnaissance Low, Enhanced (ARL-E) program.

Navy eyes Rastergraf PMC module for shipboard interrogator system, but open to other suppliers

Navy eyes Rastergraf PMC module for shipboard interrogator system, but open to other suppliers

Jul 18, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 18 July 2013. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts needed a PCI Mezzanine Card (PMC) module for the AN/UPX-29(V) Interrogator System Mode 5 shipboard identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) system. They are considering the TopazPMC from Rastergraf Inc. in Redmond, Ore.

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