Hyperspectral imaging sensors from Ball Aerospace chosen for advanced weather-forecasting satellites

Hyperspectral sensors for weather satellites

OGDEN, Utah, 29 Jan. 2015. Weather satellite experts at Tempus Global Data in Ogden, Utah, needed hyperspectral sensors to be placed in geosynchronous Earth orbit for detailed weather observations. They found their solution from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Broomfield, Colo.

Tempus Global Data officials have chosen Ball Aerospace as prime contractor to build six Sounding & Tracking Observatory for Regional Meteorology (STORM) hyperspectral atmospheric sounding sensors that will fly as a hosted payload in GEO orbit.

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Small six-port 10/100 Ethernet switch for vetronics and avionics introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Small six-port 10/100 Ethernet switch for vetronics and avionics introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 29 Jan. 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Parvus DuraNET 20-12 6-port 10/100 ultra-small-form-factor (USFF) Ethernet switch for military and civil ground vehicles and aircraft that require extremely small size, weight, power consumption, and cost (SWaP-C).

Intelligence researchers get ready for CAUSE cyber security program to forecast cyber attacks

Intelligence researchers get ready for CAUSE cyber security program to forecast cyber attacks

WASHINGTON, 28 Jan. 2015. U.S. intelligence experts are ready to kick off a program to find ways of forecasting cyber warfare attacks and other cyber security issues to assist cyber defenders with the earliest possible modes of detection.

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

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

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.

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.

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