Army announces plan to upgrade ARL reconnaissance aircraft with new sensors and new airframe

Army to upgrade ARL reconnaissance aircraft

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 28 Jan. 2015. U.S. Army airborne surveillance experts are announcing a plan to upgrade the EO-5C Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL) reconnaissance aircraft with a new airframe and new electronics.

Officials of the United States Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) on Monday detailed their plan to replace nine ARL-Multifunction (ARL-M) aircraft with nine Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Enhanced (ARL-E) aircraft.

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EMI receiver for facility EMC compliance testing per MIL-STD-461 and CISPR 16-1-1 introduced by Keysight

EMI receiver for facility EMC compliance testing per MIL-STD-461 and CISPR 16-1-1 introduced by Keysight

SANTA ROSA, Calif., 28 Jan. 2015. Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the N9038A MXE EMI receiver for facility electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) compliance testing that does not require measurements at higher frequencies. The N9038A MXE EMI receiver is available with a frequency range of 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz.

Notes from ground-zero of the Great Northeast Blizzard of 2015

Notes from ground-zero of the Great Northeast Blizzard of 2015

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 27 Jan. 2015. It's 10:30 a.m. Tuesday of the so-called Winter Storm Juno, or the Great Northeast Blizzard of 2015. Like most of New England, I'm holed-up at home in Milford, N.H., waiting for the worst of the storm to hit.

Navy orders AN/ARQ-59 tactical data link equipment from L-3 to link helicopters with surface ships

Navy orders AN/ARQ-59 tactical data link equipment from L-3 to link helicopters with surface ships

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 Jan. 2015. Command and control experts at L-3 Communications Systems-West in Salt Lake City will provide advanced digital communications to enable airborne terminals to share information with land- and ship-based data terminals under terms of a contract modification announced last week.

Rugged eight-channel solid-state power controller for military vetronics introduced by DDC

Rugged eight-channel solid-state power controller for military vetronics introduced by DDC

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 27 Jan. 2015. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the RP-20S19XXX eight-channel solid-state power controller (SSPC) in a ruggedized military-grade form factor for military ground vehicles and similar applications.

Northrop Grumman gets ready to install two-color electro-optical sensors P-8A missile-defense system

Northrop Grumman gets ready to install two-color electro-optical sensors P-8A missile-defense system

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 26 Jan. 2015. Electro-optics experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. will begin upgrading the sensors in the airborne missile-defense system aboard the U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol jet under terms of an order announced Friday.

Internet of Things (IoT) market to reach $103.6 billion worldwide by 2018, analysts predict

Internet of Things (IoT) market to reach $103.6 billion worldwide by 2018, analysts predict

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., 26 Jan. 2015. Global sales from the Internet of Things (IoT) portion of electronic systems will grow from $57.7 billion this year to $103.6 billion in 2018, which represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21 percent in the five years between 2013 and 2018, industry analysts say.

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