LAND TECHNOLOGY

Enabling technologies for land applications like wearable computers, vetronics, and electronics for main battle tanks, fighting vehicles, and other armored combat vehicles

Lockheed Martin to provide array electronics for TPS-59 air- and missile-search radar

Lockheed Martin to provide array electronics for TPS-59 air- and missile-search radar

TOBYHANNA, Pa., 16 June 2014. Radar experts at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Mission Systems and Training segment in Syracuse, N.Y., will provide array electronics for the AN/TPS-59A version 3 transportable long-range search radar system under term of a $35.7 million contract awarded Friday by the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Tobyhanna, Pa.

 

Fast ground-penetrating radar for IED detection

Army to oversee development of ground-penetrating radar that works in real time at tactical speeds

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 13 June 2014. U.S. Army researchers are sponsoring development of a vehicle-mounted enhanced downward-looking ground-penetrating radar technology that can detect buried high- and low-metal terrorist bombs and land mines while operating at tactical speeds.

Military collapse in Iraq: parallels with events leading to the end of the Vietnam War

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 12 June 2014. Iraq today is starting to look a lot like South Vietnam did in spring 1975, and the circumstances of the turmoil in both places is eerily similar.

Saudi national guard chooses air traffic control system from Exelis for Khashm al-An Airfield

Saudi national guard chooses air traffic control system from Exelis for Khashm al-An Airfield

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 11 June 2014. Leaders of the Saudi Arabian National Guard at Khashm al-An Airfield, Saudi Arabia, needed an aircraft ground control approach system for air traffic control operations for Saudi Arabian National Guard aviation. They found their solution from the Exelis Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems segment in Van Nuys, Calif.

Anti-swarm surveillance, next-generation tiltrotors, and automatic shoot-back on Rapid Fire

Anti-swarm surveillance, next-generation tiltrotors, and automatic shoot-back on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 11 June 2014. Anti-swarm surround surveillance for Navy surface ships, the next-generation tiltrotor aircraft, and Army vehicles that can automatically return fire highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Detect enemy fire; shoot back automatically

Army wants vehicle-protection systems that detect incoming enemy fire and shoot back automatically

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 10 June 2014. U.S. Army vetronics experts are reaching out to industry to find companies able to develop vehicle-mounted sensors able to detect, track, and classify incoming bullets, missiles, rocket-propelled grenades, and other kinds of direct ground fire pointed at military combat vehicles.

Air Force ground power comes from Essex Electro

Air Force orders ground power units from Essex Electro Engineers for aircraft maintenance

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 6 June 2014. U.S. Air Force maintenance experts needed ground-based electrical generators to supply a variety of different power voltages for military aircraft. They found their solution from Essex Electro Engineers Inc. in Schaumburg, Ill.

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