LAND TECHNOLOGY

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

BAE Systems to upgrade more Paladin 155-millimeter artillery systems with digital fire control

BAE Systems to upgrade more Paladin 155-millimeter artillery systems with digital fire control

WARREN, Mich., 22 May 2015. Vetronics experts at BAE Systems upgrade U.S. Army M109A6 Paladin 155-millimeter self-propelled artillery systems with digital fire control capability under terms of a $16.5 million contract modification announced Thursday.

DC-DC converter power electronics for autonomous ground vehicles and robots introduces by TDK-Lambda

DC-DC converter power electronics for autonomous ground vehicles and robots introduces by TDK-Lambda

SAN DIEGO, 22 May 2015. TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the TDK-Lambda 2500W EZA2500-32048 bidirectional DC-DC converter for power electronics needs in autonomous ground vehicles, robots, cranes, and elevators.

Lockheed Martin prepares Navy AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 shipboard undersea warfare for future upgrades

Lockheed Martin prepares Navy AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 shipboard undersea warfare for future upgrades

WASHINGTON, 21 May 2015. U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are asking Lockheed Martin Corp. for another year of support for a sensor and weapons package designed to help surface warships detect and attack enemy submarines.

6U VXS RF and microwave module based on OpenRFM open-systems guidelines offered by Mercury

6U VXS RF and microwave module based on OpenRFM open-systems guidelines offered by Mercury

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 21 May 2015. Mercury Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass., is introducing the open-systems Ensemble RFM-1RS18 RF and microwave tuner for electronic warfare (EW) applications that use board-based RF and microwave components and embedded computing for on-board digital signal processing.

Rugged broadcast electronics rack with a modular frame introduced by Optima Stantron

Rugged broadcast electronics rack with a modular frame introduced by Optima Stantron

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., 20 May 2015. Optima Stantron in Lawrenceville, Ga., is introducing a broadcast electronics rack with a modular frame for military, aerospace, and industrial applications. The 12-gauge steel frame operates in demanding pre- to post-production applications.

Military 5G mobile networking to be key driver in aerospace and defense test and measurement

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 19 May 2015. Future military 5G mobile networking capability will have a profound influence on defense communications, and will present a host of new challenges and capabilities for aerospace and defense test and measurement.

Military supply center orders 690 SINCGARS circuit cards from Exelis to support legacy radio system

Military supply center orders 690 SINCGARS circuit cards from Exelis to support legacy radio system

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 18 May 2015. U.S. government logistics experts announced a plan earlier this month to purchase 690 circuit cards from the Exelis Inc. Electronic Systems segment in Fort Wayne, Inc., to support the military legacy Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS).

Communications on-the-move antenna to link UAVs and military ground vehicles introduced by CPI

Communications on-the-move antenna to link UAVs and military ground vehicles introduced by CPI

CAMARILLO, Calif., 14 May 2015. Communications & Power Industries (CPI) in Camarillo, Calif., is introducing the GMA-100QB communications on-the-move antenna system for communications on-the-move antenna applications on military ground vehicles.

Army reaching out to industry for handheld and wrist-worn GPS receivers for use in the Middle East

Army reaching out to industry for handheld and wrist-worn GPS receivers for use in the Middle East

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait, 13 May 2015. U.S. Army navigation and guidance officials are interested in buying 1,622 handheld and 20 wrist-worn GPS receivers, and they need to know by TOMORROW, 14 May 2015, which companies could provide these wearable satellite navigation devices.

VETRONICS: GE to provide rugged computing systems for British Army Scout

Vetronics designers at General Dynamics UK in Bryn Brithdir, Wales, needed embedded computing subsystems for the British Army Scout specialist vehicle (Scout SV).

The evolution of networked sensors

From the dawn of military sensor networking during Vietnam to today's struggle against insurgents and IEDs, military mobile sensor networks strive for ever-higher bandwidth and resolution, and smaller more lightweight platforms.

Soldier systems technology is focus of Army researcher briefings to industry on 12 June

Soldier systems technology is focus of Army researcher briefings to industry on 12 June

NATICK, Mass., 12 May 2015. U.S. Army researchers will brief industry next month on soldier systems technology challenges and future contracting opportunities for the Army Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC). Presentations will center on warfighter survivability, sustainability, mobility, combat effectiveness, and quality of life.

Radar video acquisition board for vessel and airborne target tracking introduced by Curtiss-Wright

Radar video acquisition board for vessel and airborne target tracking introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 12 May 2015. The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the Cougar 2 radar video acquisition and scan conversion module for radar video capture, conversion and mixing into deployed vessel tracking, airborne target tracking, and airport ground movement applications.

Army surveying industry for stabilized sensor platform for electro-optical sensor payloads

Army surveying industry for stabilized sensor platform for electro-optical sensor payloads

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 11 May 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry to fine companies able to design and build a stabilized sensor platform for electro-optical sensor payloads. Sensor packages need stabilized platforms to avoid jitter caused by movement, shock, or vibration.

Thermal cameras for demanding science and research applications introduced by FLIR Systems

Thermal cameras for demanding science and research applications introduced by FLIR Systems

WILSONVILLE, Ore., 11 May 2015. FLIR Systems in Wilsonville, Ore., is introducing three science-grade thermal cameras -- the A6200sc NIR, A8300sc HD MWIR, and A6700sc LWIR -- for demanding science and research applications including electronics development, university research, and non-destructive testing.

Air Force accelerates program to provide M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters worldwide

Air Force accelerates program to provide M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters worldwide

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif. 8 May 2015. Satellite navigation experts at L-3 Interstate Electronics Corp. (IEC) in Anaheim, Calif., are speeding their work on developing anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers with special M-code GPS capability for military operations.

Raytheon to upgrade Army electro-optical sensors with networking and anti-sniper capability

Raytheon to upgrade Army electro-optical sensors with networking and anti-sniper capability

FORT BELVOIR, Va., 7 May 2015. U.S. Army electro-optics experts are asking Raytheon Co. to upgrade long-range electro-optical sensors with networking capability so soldiers can share battlefield imaging data and improve their effectiveness against enemy snipers.

Live twitter feeds this week from AUVSI from Military & Aerospace Electronics and Intelligent Aerospace

Read the tweet stream from the AUVSI show this month at Military & Aerospace Electronics

ATLANTA, 4 May 2015. Military & Aerospace Electronics and Intelligent Aerospace sponsored an industry Twitter feed from the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) conference and trade show earlier this month in Atlanta, and several interesting conversation threads are ready for you to read.

Rugged connectors for field radios, portable computers, and night vision introduced by ODU

Rugged connectors for field radios, portable computers, and night vision introduced by ODU

CAMARILLO, Calif., 4 May 2015. ODU USA Inc. in Camarillo, Calif., is introducing the ODU AMC high-density rugged connectors for harsh-environment military and aerospace applications like field radios, portable computers, night vision, and digital scopes.

Flexible data transmission cabling for aerospace and defense introduced by Cicoil

Flexible data transmission cabling for aerospace and defense introduced by Cicoil

VALENCIA, Calif., 1 May 2015. Cicoil Corp. in Valencia, Calif., is introducing is introducing lightweight and flexible Cat 6a cabling for aerospace and defense applications that require repeating flexing.

Army awards big production contract for Rifleman infantry software-defined radio communications

Army awards big production contract for Rifleman infantry software-defined radio communications

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 30 April 2015. U.S. Army radio communications experts are moving forward with mass production of the Rifleman software-defined radio for handheld use by infantry warfighters with substantial contracts Wednesday to two manufacturers.

Gigabit Ethernet switch for mass transit and industrial environments introduced by MEN Micro

Gigabit Ethernet switch for mass transit and industrial environments introduced by MEN Micro

BLUE BELL, Pa., 30 April 2015. MEN Micro in Blue Bell, Pa., is introducing the NH30 29-Gigabit Ethernet switch for use in trains, mass transit, and industrial environments. The switch offers carrier grade Layer 2 and Layer 3 VLAN routing capabilities.

DISA chooses Hewlett-Packard for GCDS contract to deliver military Internet content

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., 27 April 2015. U.S. military information technology (IT) specialists needed a company to deliver digital content and cyber security over the Defense Information System Network (DISN). They found their solution from Hewlett-Packard Co. in Herndon, Va.

Weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military applications introduced by Aviel

Weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military applications introduced by Aviel

LAS VEGAS, 22 April 2015. Aviel Electronics in Las Vegas is introducing the model Z-1142 weather-proof BNC bulkhead adapter for military and aerospace applications.

General Dynamics to build and repair WIN-T tactical networking components in $36.4 million deal

General Dynamics to build and repair WIN-T tactical networking components in $36.4 million deal

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 21 April 2014. Military communications experts at General Dynamics Corp. will build and repair components of the U.S. Army's tactical communications network backbone that provides data, voice, and video communications on the battlefield under terms of a $36.4 million contract announced Monday.

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