INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY

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Contractor protests could hold up Navy CANES shipboard networking program until December

Sep 9, 2014

SAN DIEGO, 9 Sept. 2014. An important multi-billion-dollar U.S. Navy project to upgrade the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), and networking equipment aboard the nation's surface warship fleet is being held up for as long as three months due to contractor protests.

COTS analog module for flight test instrumentation applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

COTS analog module for flight test instrumentation applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Sep 9, 2014

ASHBURN, Va., 9 Sept. 2014. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Acra KAM-500 ADC/136 commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) analog module for flight test instrumentation applications.

OpenVPX carrier cards for industrial, defense, and scientific uses introduced by Acromag

OpenVPX carrier cards for industrial, defense, and scientific uses introduced by Acromag

Sep 8, 2014

WIXOM, Mich., 8 Sept. 2014. Acromag in Wixom, Mich., is introducing the VPX4820 and VPX4821 OpenVPX carrier cards for high-performance industrial, defense, scientific research, and telephony systems that must interface a PCI Mezzanine Card (PMC) or Express Mezzanine Card (XMC) to a VPX embedded computing system.

Embedded computing interconnect for EW and C4ISR applications introduced by Mercury

Embedded computing interconnect for EW and C4ISR applications introduced by Mercury

Sep 5, 2014

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 5 Sept. 2014. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the Micro Via Radial Interconnect (MVRI) technology for applications of high-performance embedded computing (HPEC) in electronic warfare, signals intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.

Lockheed Martin to upgrade Terrain Awareness Warning System software on MH-60 ship-based helicopters

Lockheed Martin to upgrade Terrain Awareness Warning System software on MH-60 ship-based helicopters

Sep 3, 2014

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 3 Sept. 2014. Helicopter avionics experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are preparing to improve the safety of U.S. Navy Sikorsky MH-60 helicopters with new software and other upgrades.

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

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

Sep 3, 2014

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.

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

Sep 3, 2014

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.

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