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Latest contract brings to four the number of contractors for DARPA RF spectrum sharing

Latest contract brings to four the number of contractors for DARPA RF spectrum sharing

Oct 16, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 Oct. 2013. Radio researchers at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) in Houghton, Mich., are joining a U.S. military research program to develop technology for RF spectrum sharing among radar and radio communications systems to improve capability and avoid cross-platform interference.

Lockheed Martin to upgrade computers in Marine Corps TPS-59 deployable air search radar

Lockheed Martin to upgrade computers in Marine Corps TPS-59 deployable air search radar

Oct 15, 2013

QUANTICO MARINE CORPS BASE, Va., 15 Oct. 2013. U.S. Marine Corps leaders needed upgraded computers for the AN/TPS-59A(V)3 radar system. They found their solution from the Lockheed Martin Corp. Mission Systems and Training segment in Syracuse, N.Y.

CPI to provide radio frequency amplifiers and circuit cards for military SATCOM terminals

Oct 15, 2013

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 15 Oct. 2013. U.S. military satellite communications (SATCOM) experts needed RF amplifiers and circuit cards for the AM-7498/G high-power amplifier used for several SATCOM terminals. They found their solution from Communications & Power Industries (CPI) Inc. in Palo Alto, Calif.

Carnegie Mellon joins HRL in artificial intelligence project to analyze images and text

Carnegie Mellon joins HRL in artificial intelligence project to analyze images and text

Oct 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, 14 Oct. 2013. Artificial intelligence experts at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh are joining those at HRL Laboratories LLC in Malibu, Calif., on a military research project to unlock secrets in the nature of knowledge in an effort to improve tools and training available to intelligence analysts.

SAZE Technologies joins program to share RF spectrum among radar and communications

SAZE Technologies joins program to share RF spectrum among radar and communications

Oct 13, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 13 Oct. 2013. Radio researchers at SAZE Technologies LLC in Silver Spring, Md., are joining a U.S. military research program to develop technology for RF spectrum sharing among radar and radio communications systems to improve capability and avoid cross-platform interference.

Air Force surveys industry for companies able to design UAV common sense-and-avoid system

Air Force surveys industry for companies able to design UAV common sense-and-avoid system

Oct 11, 2013

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 11 Oct. 2013. U.S. Air Force unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts are looking for defense contractors able to design an airborne sense-and-avoid system that could be installed on a wide variety of UAVs to enable the unmanned aircraft to operate safely alongside commercial aircraft in civil airspace.

Mandiant Corp. to participate in DARPA initiative to secure military computers without passwords

Mandiant Corp. to participate in DARPA initiative to secure military computers without passwords

Oct 11, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 11 Oct. 2013. U.S. military researchers are looking to cyber security experts at Mandiant Corp. in Arlington, Va., to develop software approaches for securing military computer systems with advanced biometrics rather than user passwords in ways that focus on the unique aspects of the individual.

Honeywell to repair and upgrade embedded navigation systems that combine GPS and inertial

Honeywell to upgrade embedded navigation systems that combine GPS and inertial

Oct 10, 2013

ROBINS AFB, Ga., 10 Oct 2013. Navigation and guidance experts at the Honeywell Inc. Aerospace segment in Clearwater, Fla., will repair and upgrade the multiservice Embedded Global Positioning System Inertial Navigation System (EGI) that combines GPS and inertial technologies under terms of a $485.5 million contract.

Northrop Grumman joins Honeywell in project to upgrade Navy shipboard aircraft landing systems

Northrop Grumman joins Honeywell in project to upgrade Navy shipboard aircraft landing systems

Oct 10, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 10 Oct. 2013. Air traffic control experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Woodland Hills, Calif., is joining the Honeywell Inc. Aerospace sector in Clearwater, Fla., on a project to upgrade precision landing systems aboard U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.

Honeywell to refurbish and upgrade Navy shipboard precision-approach landing systems

Honeywell to refurbish and upgrade Navy shipboard precision-approach landing systems

Oct 8, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 8 Oct. 2013. Shipboard electronics experts at the Honeywell Inc. Aerospace sector in Clearwater, Fla., are preparing to upgrade precision landing systems aboard U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships.

Army looks to GATR Technologies for lightweight, quick-setup inflatable SATCOM antennas

Army looks to GATR for lightweight, quick-setup inflatable SATCOM antennas

Oct 7, 2013

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 7 Oct. 2013. U.S. Army network-centric warfare experts needed portable, lightweight inflatable satellite communications (SATCOM) antennas for the War-fighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T). They found their solution from GATR Technologies in Huntsville, Ala.

Crane Microwave to repair B-1 bomber electronic warfare components in $12.4 million contract

Crane Microwave to maintain B-1 electronic warfare components in $12.4 million contract

Oct 7, 2013

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 7 Oct. 2013. Electronic warfare experts at Crane Electronics Microwave Solutions in Chandler, Ariz., will repair several kinds of electronic components and subassemblies in the AN/ALQ-161A defensive avionics system aboard the U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer strategic jet bomber under terms of $12.4 million contract.

DARPA program to build long-range UAVs launchable from small ships expands to five contractors

DARPA program to launch long-range UAVs from small ships expands to five contractors

Oct 6, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 6 Oct. 2013. A U.S. military research program that seeks to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that can launch and recover from relatively small ships for long-term maritime surveillance has grown to five separate contractors.

Air Force to brief industry March 11 and 12 on contract opportunities in weapons programs

Air Force to brief industry March 11 and 12 on contract opportunities in weapons programs

Oct 4, 2013

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. 4 Oct. 2013. U.S. Air Force weapons experts will brief industry on future Air Force armament acquisition plans during the 2014 Armament Industry Days conference from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 11 and 12 March 2014 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Lockheed Martin to upgrade communications software aboard Navy missile and attack submarines

Lockheed Martin to upgrade communications software on Navy missile and attack submarines

Oct 3, 2013

SAN DIEGO, 3 Oct. 2013. U.S. Navy submarine communications experts needed a contractor to develop and maintain a common integrated communications architecture for voice and data communications systems aboard U.S. Navy fast-attack and ballistic-missile submarines. They found their solution from the Lockheed Martin Corp. Mission Systems & Training segment in San Diego.

Three companies to develop synthetic-vision avionics to help land helicopters in choking dust

Three companies to develop synthetic-vision avionics to help land helicopters in choking dust

Oct 3, 2013

FORT EUSTIS, Va., 3 Oct. 2013. Three U.S. defense contractors are developing synthetic-vision helicopter avionics that capitalizes on data from existing onboard sensors to help U.S. Special Operations helicopter pilots deal with brownout conditions and other degraded visual environments (DVE) during challenging missions.

Raytheon to provide midwave infrared sensor turrets for CH-53K and HH-60 military helicopters

Raytheon to provide midwave infrared sensor turrets for CH-53K and HH-60 military helicopters

Oct 2, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 2 Oct. 2013. U.S. Navy helicopter avionics experts needed forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor pods for CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters and for HH-60 special operations helicopter. They found their solution from the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif.

Navy orders 40 F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft in contracts worth $4.15 billion

Navy orders 40 Lockheed-Martin F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft in contracts worth $4.15 billion

Oct 1, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 1 Oct. 2013. U.S. Navy aviation leaders placed orders last week for 40 F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft from the Lockheed Martin Corp. Aeronautics segment in Fort Worth, Texas, in two separate orders collectively worth $4.15 billion.

Raytheon to help upgrade command and control for U.S. land-based nuclear missile forces

Raytheon to help upgrade command and control for U.S. land-based nuclear missile forces

Oct 1, 2013

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah, 1 Oct. 2013. Military communications experts at the Raytheon Co. will help upgrade satellite communications capabilities at launch control centers for U.S. land-based nuclear ballistic missile forces under terms of a contract announced late last week.

HRL to explore artificial intelligence for drawing hidden intelligence from images and text

HRL to explore artificial intelligence for drawing hidden intelligence from images and text

Sep 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, 30 Sept. 2013. Artificial intelligence experts at HRL Laboratories LLC in Malibu, Calif., will help U.S. military researchers unlock secrets in the nature of knowledge in an effort to improve tools and training available to intelligence analysts.

Raytheon to provide 13 more ocean- and land-surveillance radar systems for Navy P-8A patrol jet

Raytheon to provide 13 more ocean- and land-surveillance radars for Navy P-8A patrol jet

Sep 29, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 29 Sept. 2013. Radar systems designers at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in McKinney, Texas, will build 13 additional AN/APY-10 radar systems for the U.S. Navy's P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and multi-mission aircraft under terms of a $48.8 million contract announced this past week.

Boeing to provide Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol jet flight simulators in $225 million contract

Boeing to provide Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol jet flight simulators in $225 million contract

Sep 27, 2013

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 Sept. 2013. The Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in St. Louis will provide the U.S. Navy with 14 aircraft flight simulators and related support equipment for the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet under terms of a $225 million contract modification announced this week.

FLIR Systems to design thermal imaging sensors for Navy and Coast Guard patrol boats

FLIR Systems to design thermal imaging sensors for Navy and Coast Guard patrol boats

Sep 25, 2013

CRANE, Ind., 25 Sept. 2013. Long-range sensor designers at FLIR Systems Inc. in Billerica, Mass., will build maritime thermal imaging sensors to enhance nighttime operations capabilities for U.S. Navy and Coast Guard patrol boats.

Raytheon joins DARPA program to develop new kinds of 3D electro-optical imaging sensors

Raytheon joins DARPA program to develop new kinds of 3D electro-optical imaging sensors

Sep 25, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 Sept. 2013. Electro-optics experts at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif., will help U.S. military researchers develop fundamentally new avionics and vetronics electro-optic sensors for target identification and tracking under terms of a $19.4 million contract announced last week.

Army searches for companies with epitaxial materials experience for advanced night vision

Army searches for companies with epitaxial materials experience for advanced night vision

Sep 24, 2013

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 24 Sept. 2013. U.S. Army researchers are looking for companies with experience in III-V epitaxial materials research such as superlattice (SL) and barrier structures for manufacturing advanced infrared focal plane arrays (FPAs) with large-formats and reduced pixel size that are capable of mid-wavelength, long-wavelength, and mid- and long-dual-band infrared (IR) detection.

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