Military asks for industry ideas on enhancing Common Data Link (CDL) for imagery and video

Enhancing CDL for video and imagery throughput

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 19 Dec. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for ideas on how to improve standard military communications protocols for exchanging video and imagery to meet future demands for distributed military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR).

Officials of the Space, Aerial & Nuclear Networks Division of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., issued a sources-sought notice this week for the New Capabilities for Common Data Link (CDL) project.

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Direct-drive linear motors for robotics, automated assembly, and flow control introduced by MotiCont

Direct-drive linear motors for robotics, automated assembly, and flow control introduced by MotiCont

VAN NUYS, Calif., 19 Dec. 2014. MotiCont in Van Nuys, Calif., is introducing direct-drive linear motors (DDLMs) for motion control in robotics, automated assembly, wafer handling, valve and flow control, in the processing, manufacturing, medical, inspection, metrology and other industries.

Mil & Aero e-newsletters to take hiatus until January

Mil & Aero e-newsletters to take hiatus until January

NASHUA, N.H., 18 Dec. 2014. As we prepare for the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays, Military & Aerospace Electronics will take a two-week hiatus from deploying email newsletters as the year winds down The last e-newsletter of 2014 deploys Friday 19 Dec.

Northrop Grumman to provide four Global Hawk UAVs to boost South Korea's surveillance capabilities

Northrop Grumman to provide four Global Hawk UAVs to boost South Korea's surveillance capabilities

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 18 Dec. 2014. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts at the Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems segment in San Diego will provide four RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawk long-range UAVs to South Korea to boost that country's long-endurance surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

Global demand for motor-control centers to reach $5.12 billion by 2018, says Frost & Sullivan

Global demand for motor-control centers to reach $5.12 billion by 2018, says Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, 18 Dec. 2014. Global demand for motor-control centers will increase from $4.06 billion in 2013 to $5.12 billion in 2018, predict analysts at market researcher Frost & Sullivan in London.

Rugged and power-efficient Qseven embedded computing module introduced by AAEON

Rugged and power-efficient Qseven embedded computing module introduced by AAEON

TAIPEI, Taiwan, 18 Dec. 2014. AAEON in Taipei, Taiwan, is introducing the rugged AQ7-IMX6 CPU embedded computing module in the small Qseven form factor for transportation, industrial, and medical applications.

Data Link Solutions nets $32.6 million contract for MIDS on Ship Modernization equipment

Data Link Solutions nets $32.6 million contract for MIDS on Ship Modernization equipment

SAN DIEGO, 17 Dec. 2014. Military communications experts at Data Link Solutions LLC in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will build shipboard electronics for a major data communications system upgrade that will enhance the ability of Navy surface warships to exchange text and imagery data with aircraft and ground forces.

Global military radar market to grow 2.9 percent each year and reach $8.44 billion in 2019

Global military radar market to grow 2.9 percent each year and reach $8.44 billion in 2019

ALBANY, N.Y., 17 Dec. 2014. The worldwide market for military radar will reach $8.44 billion in 2019, which is up 22.3 percent from $6.9 billion in 2012, predict analysts at Transparence Market Research in Albany, N.Y.

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