Air Force special operations orders 1500 AN/PRC-152A software-defined radios from Harris RF

Air Force orders 1500 Harris AN/PRC-152A radios

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 22 Aug. 2014. U.S. Air Force special forces needed hand-held radios to conduct combat control, pararescue, tactical air control, and other sensitive operations. They found their solution from the Harris Corp. RF Communications segment in Rochester, N.Y.

Officials of the Battlefield Airmen branch of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, announced a $19.5 million contract to Harris RF last week for 1,500 AN/PRC-152A radios and accessories.

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High-power GaAs MMIC amplifier for X-band communications and radar introduced by M/A-COM

High-power GaAs MMIC amplifier for X-band communications and radar introduced by M/A-COM

LOWELL, Mass., 22 Aug. 2014. M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. in Lowell, Mass., is introducing the MAAP-015036 high-power monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) amplifier for X-band communications and radar applications.

Raytheon to repair and upgrade Navy's inventory of Mark 54 lightweight air-launched torpedoes

Raytheon to repair and upgrade Navy's inventory of Mark 54 lightweight air-launched torpedoes

WASHINGTON, 21 Aug. 2014. Undersea warfare experts from the Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems segment in Portsmouth, R.I., will build kits to repair and upgrade the Mark 54 lightweight hybrid torpedo under terms of a $59.2 million contract modification announced Wednesday.

Navy chooses five companies to install shipboard networking equipment as part of CANES program

Navy chooses five companies to install shipboard networking equipment as part of CANES program

SAN DIEGO, 21 Aug. 2014. U.S. Navy communications experts are choosing five companies to share as much as $2.53 billion over the next eight years to install advanced command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) shipboard networking equipment aboard the Navy's surface warship fleet, Navy officials announced Wednesday.

3U networking for unified threat management and cluster computing introduced by WIN Enterprises

3U networking for unified threat management and cluster computing introduced by WIN Enterprises

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., 21 Aug. 2014. WIN Enterprises Inc. in North Andover, Mass., is introducing the PL-80540 3U networking platform for unified threat management (UTM), cluster computing, and web hosting.

General Dynamics receives $19.5 million contract to provide 15 SEWIP shipboard EW systems

General Dynamics receives $19.5 million contract to provide 15 SEWIP shipboard EW systems

WASHINGTON, 20 Aug. 2014. U.S. Navy officials are asking engineers at the General Dynamics Corp. Advanced Information Systems segment in Fairfax, Va., to upgrade electronic warfare (EW) systems for Navy surface warships under terms of a maximum $19.5 million contract announced Monday.

Laser weapons, recycling vetronics technology, and embedded cyber security this week on Rapid Fire

Laser weapons, recycling vetronics technology, and embedded cyber security this week on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 20 Aug. 2014. Fast, maneuverable laser weapons, recycling combat vehicle technologies for the next generation, and protecting embedded systems from cyber attack highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Four-slot PMC/XMC embedded computing chassis for turnkey applications introduced by PCI Systems

Four-slot PMC/XMC embedded computing chassis for turnkey applications introduced by PCI Systems

SUNNYVALE, Calif., 20 Aug. 2014. PCI Systems Inc. in Sunnyvale, Calif., is introducing the BlackDELTA four-slot PCI Mezzanine Card (PMC) and Express Mezzanine Card (XMC) embedded computing chassis for applications that require turnkey solutions.

Armored vehicle market can be a risky place for electronics suppliers

Armored vehicle market can be a risky place for electronics suppliers

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 19 Aug. 2014. Defense electronics suppliers must be getting a little gun-shy these days about participating in U.S. military armored combat vehicle programs.

General Dynamics wins $16.3 million contract for mission computers on Navy EA-18G EW jets

General Dynamics wins $16.3 million contract for mission computers on Navy EA-18G EW jets

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 19 Aug. 2014. U.S. Navy avionics experts are asking the General Dynamics Corp. Advanced Information Systems segment in Minneapolis to build 60 avionics computers for EA-18G Growler carrier-based electronic warfare (EW) combat jets.

Navy prepares to ramp-up production of P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol jets for U.S. and Australia

Navy prepares to ramp-up production of P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol jets for U.S. and Australia

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 19 Aug. 2014. U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft experts are making plans to ramp-up production of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet for U.S. and Australian naval forces.

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