New Tomahawk missile, advancing aircraft missile defense, and nuclear missiles this week on Rapid Fire

New missiles and missile defense on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 1 Oct. 2014. New Tomahawk missiles on the way, pushing the state of the art in aircraft missile defense, and boosting the nation's nuclear deterrence force highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Military & Aerospace Electronics exclusive Rapid Fire interview at Google Hangouts highlights and discusses the three most important recent stories chosen by John Keller, chief editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

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FLIR thermal cameras for optical gas detection monitor gas pipelines from safe distances

FLIR thermal cameras for optical gas detection monitor gas pipelines from safe distances

WILSONVILLE, Ore., 1 Oct. 2014. FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore., is introducing the FLIR G300a, G300pt, and A6604 thermal cameras for optical gas detection for monitoring gas pipelines and installations from safe distances.

Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

ATCA/CMAC, NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 30 Sept. 2014. Intelligent Aerospace, the annual aerospace event and industry resource, and the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), the renowned industry association dedicated to progress in the science of air traffic control and the preservation of a safe flight environment in Alexandria, Va., have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly support and serve the rapidly expanding global aerospace community. The agreement was struck during ATCA’s 59th Annual Conference and Exposition and Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC) being held this week, 28 September – 1 October 2014, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Navy chooses DRS to provide TIH embedded computing, displays, and networking for Navy submarines

Navy chooses DRS to provide TIH embedded computing, displays, and networking for Navy submarines

KEYPORT, Wash., 30 Sept. 2014. Submarine electronics experts at DRS Laurel Technologies in Johnstown, Pa., will provide embedded computing, display, and networking hardware to upgrade U.S. and Australian combat submarines under terms of a $171.2 million contract announced Monday.

Dual channel A/D-D/A converter engine for EW, SIGINT, and beamforming introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Dual channel A/D-D/A converter engine for EW, SIGINT, and beamforming introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 30 Sept. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is announcing volume production shipment of the VPX3-530 dual channel A/D converter-D/A converter engine for high-performance electronic warfare (EW), signals intelligence (SIGINT), direction finding, and other applications that require beamforming.

Leidos chosen to participate in DARPA C2E program to develop jam-resistant communications

Leidos chosen to participate in DARPA C2E program to develop jam-resistant communications

CHARLESTON, S.C., 29 Sept 2014. Military communications experts at Leidos Inc. in Reston, Va., will help U.S. defense researchers on an electronic warfare (EW) program to develop jam-resistant communications and difficult-to-detect-communications technology to keep battlefield networks functioning amid a variety of spectrum-warfare threats.

Northrop Grumman moves forward on developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

Northrop Grumman moves forward on developing long-endurance maritime UAV for small ships

ARLINGTON, Va., 29 Sept. 2014. Unmanned aircraft designers at Northrop Grumman Corp. are moving forward on a program 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.

RF and microwave adapters for military and aviation applications introduced by Fairview

RF and microwave adapters for military and aviation applications introduced by Fairview

ALLEN, Texas, 29 Sept. 2014. Fairview Microwave Inc. in Allen, Texas, is introducing a line of IP67 RF and microwave adapters for military, aviation, DAS, and cellular applications that require ingress protection from water and dust.

Lockheed Martin to build Trident submarine-launched ballistic missiles in potential $828.4 million deal

Lockheed Martin to build Trident submarine-launched ballistic missiles in potential $828.4 million deal

WASHINGTON, 26 Sept. 2014. Weapons experts at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Space Systems segment in Sunnyvale, Calif., will provide the U.S. Navy with new Trident II D5 nuclear submarine-launched ballistic missiles and Trident missile upgrades under terms of a potential $828.4 million contract modification announced this month.

Air Force orders LAIRCM laser missile defense systems for different versions of C-130 aircraft

Air Force orders LAIRCM laser missile defense systems for different versions of C-130 aircraft

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 26 Sept. 2014. Missile-defense experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will install laser-based aircraft missile-defense systems aboard 28 U.S. Air Force C-130 four-engine turboprop aircraft under terms of a $28 million contract modification announced this month.

Fast logic analysis system for high-end digital test and measurement introduced by Keysight

Fast logic analysis system for high-end digital test and measurement introduced by Keysight

SANTA ROSA, Calif., 26 Sept. 2014. Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the U4154B logic analysis test and measurement system for engineers who work on high-end digital designs, mobile, computing, DDR and LPDDR memory and server applications.

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