Shipboard networking, torpedo upgrades for ASW, and new landing craft this week on Rapid Fire

Navy CANES, torpedoes, and LCACs on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 3 Sept. 2014. New command, control, surveillance, and reconnaissance equipment for U.S. Navy ships, torpedo upgrades to enhance anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities, and rebuilding the Navy's fleet of hovercraft land-attack vessels 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 top three recent stories chosen by John Keller, chief editor of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

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Water-resistant connectors for space-constrained security and medical uses introduced by Hirose

Water-resistant connectors for space-constrained security and medical uses introduced by Hirose

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., 3 Sept. 2014. Hirose Electric Co. Ltd. in Simi Valley, Calif., is introducing the DF62W series water-resistant in-line connectors for space-constrained applications like security systems, medical devices, robotic machinery, and food process machinery.

Vacation's over; time to get back to work

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 2 Sept. 2014. Labor Day is behind us, vacation's over, the kids are back at school, and the afternoon shadows are getting progressively longer. We all know what this means; it begins the long sprint until Thanksgiving week in the rhythm of the business year.

Navy orders EW missile-control computers for U.S. and Australian combat aircraft

Navy orders EW missile-control computers for U.S. and Australian combat aircraft

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 2 Sept. 2014. Military avionics experts at the Raytheon Co. will provide airborne computers that link sensors aboard the U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18E/F and EA-18G combat aircraft and the Raytheon AN/AGM-88 anti-radar missile.

Smart motors for rugged and industrial applications introduced by Moog Animatics

Smart motors for rugged and industrial applications introduced by Moog Animatics

MILPITAS, Calif., 2 Sept. 2014. Moog Animatics in Milpitas, Calif., is introducing the Class 6 SmartMotors for rugged and industrial motor control applications.

Navy authorizes Textron to start building one of first LCAC replacement vessels

Navy authorizes Textron to start building one of first LCAC replacement vessels

WASHINGTON, 29 Aug. 2014. U.S. Navy shipbuilding experts are authorizing construction of one of the first vessels that will replace the Navy's fleet of fast air-cushioned hovercraft designed to transport Marines, soldiers, combat vehicles, and other equipment ashore duirng land invasions.

PCI Express solid state drive for video streaming and file servers introduced by BiTMICRO

PCI Express solid state drive for video streaming and file servers introduced by BiTMICRO

FREMONT, Calif., 29 Aug. 2014. BiTMICRO Networks Inc. in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the MAXioTM E-series PCI Express solid state drive (SSD) for video-on-demand, video streaming, online transaction processing, non-linear editing, gaming, file servers, web applications and cloud services.

Air Force orders three Block 30M RQ-4B Global Hawk UAVs for high-altitude surveillance

Air Force orders three Block 30M RQ-4B Global Hawk UAVs for high-altitude surveillance

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 28 Aug. 2014. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designers at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems segment in San Diego will build three advanced versions of the RQ-4B Global Hawk high-altitude, long-range unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) under terms of a $240.7 million contract announced earlier this month.

Video windowing VME engine for defense and aerospace applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Video windowing VME engine for defense and aerospace applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 28 Aug. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Cobra 2 (SVME-C978) video windowing VME engine for defense and aerospace applications.

Army researchers choose IMSAR to develop small radar systems for unmanned aerial vehicles

Army researchers choose IMSAR to develop small radar systems for unmanned aerial vehicles

NATICK, Mass., 27 Aug. 2014. U.S. Army researchers needed synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems for a variety of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems. They found their solution from IMSAR LLC in Springville, Utah.

 

Configurable frequency synthesizers for SIGINT, EW, SATCOM, and radar introduced by API

Configurable frequency synthesizers for SIGINT, EW, SATCOM, and radar introduced by API

ORLANDO, Fla., 27 Aug. 2014. API Technologies Corp. in Orlando, Fla., is introducing the model LCFS-X configurable RF and microwave frequency synthesizers for signals intelligence (SIGINT), electronic warfare (EW), satellite communications (SATCOM), Doppler radar, unmanned vehicles, and telecommunications applications.

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