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Zeta to provide Navy RF and microwave test gear

Navy researchers choose specialized RF and microwave test equipment from Zeta Associates

WASHINGTON, 22 April 2014. U.S. Navy researchers needed space communications test and measurement equipment to help analyze signals for space experiments and to help develop technologies for potential naval deployment. They found their solution from Zeta Associates Inc. in Fairfax, Va.

Navy chooses 3 Phoenix for sonar sensor fusion

Navy looks to 3 Phoenix to provide data-fusion sonar signal processing for submarines and ships

WASHINGTON, 21 April 2014. U.S. Navy sonar experts needed data-fusion technology to blend information from several different towed-array sensors to improve target detection and tracking. They found their solution from 3 Phoenix Inc. in Chantilly, Va.

BAE Systems wins $6.7 million Navy IFF contract

Navy orders shipboard IFF interrogators from BAE Systems in $6.7 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 15 April 2014. U.S. Navy aviation experts needed identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) interrogators for surface ships and land installations to help identify friendly and potentially hostile aircraft. They found their solution from the BAE Systems Electronic Systems segment in Greenlawn, N.Y.

Army chooses aerial drone control stations from Micro Systems in $4 million contract

Army chooses aerial drone control stations from Micro Systems in $4 million contract

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., 14 April 2014. U.S. Army target drones experts needed unmanned aerial drone command and control systems. They found their solution from Micro Systems Inc. in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

SEAKR to build space lasercom digital processor

NASA awards $6.5 million contract to SEAKR to build space digital processor for lasercom

GREENBELT, Md., 13 April 2014. Laser communications (lasercom) experts at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., needed a space-qualified digital processor to support an optical communications relay between Earth and geosynchronous orbit over an extended period. They found their solution from SEAKR Engineering Inc. in Centennial, Colo.

R-COTS Ethernet switches picked for rocket launch

Rocket designers choose R-COTS Ethernet switches from Curtiss-Wright for Atlas and Delta launch

SALT LAKE CITY, 11 April 2014. Rocket scientists at the United Launch Alliance (ULA) in Centennial, Colo., needed rugged Ethernet switches for the Atlas V and Delta IV launch vehicles. They found their solution from the Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va.

Elbit tapped for night-vision data converters

Elbit to provide data conversion processors for Army helicopter night-vision equipment

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 11 April 2014. U.S. Army aviation experts needed special processors to convert electronic signals from helicopter sensors to trend information for display on night-vision equipment. They found their solution from Elbit Systems of America LLC in Fort Worth, Texas.

Optics In Motion tapped for fast-steering mirrors

Air Force chooses fast-steering mirrors from Optics In Motion for weapons test facility

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 9 April 2014. U.S. Air force weapons experts needed fast-steering mirrors for the Guided Weapons Evaluation Facility (GWEF) at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., They found their solution from Optics In Motion LLC in Long Beach, Calif.

Air Force chooses RF amplifiers from Ophir RF

Air Force aircraft technicians choose Ophir RF to provide RF amplifier support equipment

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 9 April 2014. U.S. Air Force aircraft maintenance technicians needed radio frequency (RF) amplifiers to support test and measurement equipment used for troubleshooting electronic faults in aircraft. They found their solution from Ophir RF in Los Angeles.

DDC gets $1.9 million power controller card order

Army to receive solid-state power controller boards from DDC in $1.9 million contract award

WARREN, Mich., 8 April 2014. U.S. Army vetronics experts needed rugged power-controller circuit boards for upgrades to the power-distribution system in the turret of the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle. They found their solution from Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y.

Navy looks to NAI for synchro-to-digital cards

Navy asks North Atlantic to supply synchro-to-digital cards for shipboard interrogator system

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 2 April 2014. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts needed spare VME synchro-to-digital converter (SDC) circuit card assemblies (CCA) for the AN/UPX-29(V) Interrogator System Mode 5 shipboard identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) system. They found their solution from North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y.

Boeing selects Harris Corp. antennas for Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite

Boeing selects Harris Corp. antennas for Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite

MELBOURNE, Fla., 15 March 2014. Boeing engineers needed reliable Ka-band antennas for their work on the fourth Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite, part of Inmarsat’s $1.6 billion investment in the Global Xpress globally available, high-bandwidth, Ka-band network delivered by a single operator. They found their solution at Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) in Melbourne, Fla.

Exelis wins $91.7 million Navy jet EW contract

Exelis to provide 42 airborne electronic warfare systems to U.S. Navy in $91.7 million contract

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 14 March 2014. Electronic warfare (EW) experts at the Exelis Electronic Systems segment in Clifton, N.J., will provide the U.S. Navy with 42 sophisticated EW systems designed to protect Navy combat aircraft from incoming radar-guided missiles.

Tietronix to advance NASA mission software

NASA chooses Tietronix to perform software research and maintenance at mission control

HOUSTON, 13 March 2014. Mission control specialists at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Houston needed advanced software programming to support the agency's Mission Operations Directorate (MOD) and human spaceflight programs at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston. They found their solution from Tietronix Software Inc. in Houston.

Navy lets contracts for radar power amplifiers

Navy chooses shipboard radar power amplifiers from L3 Electron and CPI Beverly Microwave

CRANE, Ind., 12 March 2014. U.S. Navy shipboard radar experts needed double-duty cross field amplifiers for the Navy Lockheed Martin AN/SPY-1D(V) radar system. They found their solution from two companies: the Communications & Power Industries (CPI) LLC Beverly Microwave Division (BMD) in Beverly, Mass., and the L3 Communications Electron Devices segment in Williamsport, Pa.

Cobham tapped to provide airborne EW antennas

Cobham to provide AN/ALQ-99 electronic warfare antennas for U.S. and Australian military forces

LANSDALE, Pa., 10 March 2014. U.S. Navy airborne electronic warfare (EW) experts needed antennas and adapter interface modules for the AN/ALQ-99 tactical electronic jamming system for the U.S. Navy and Australian military forces. They found their solution from the Cobham plc Defense Electronics segment in Lansdale, Pa.

Elbit to provide cards for AH-64 targeting

Elbit to provide spare circuit cards for Apache helicopter helmet-mounted targeting system

WARREN, Mich., 6 March 2014. U.S. military aviation experts needed spare electronic circuit cards for the Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System (IHADSS) of the U.S. Army Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter. They found their solution from Elbit Systems of America LLC in Fort Worth, Texas.

MH-65E helicopter to get Collins weather radar

Coast Guard chooses weather radar from Rockwell Collins for future MH-65E utility helicopters

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 4 March 2014. U.S. Coast Guard aviation experts needed a weather radar system for the service's future MH-65E Dolphin helicopter. They found their solution from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Military looks to Disan Engineering to provide backplane interconnect for C-130 aircraft

COLUMBUS, Ohio, 17 Feb. 2014. U.S. military logistics experts needed an electronic backplane interconnect system for the Lockheed Martin C-130 four-engine turboprop utility aircraft. They found their solution from Disan Engineering Corp., a military electronics manufacturer in Nowata, Okla.

C3 Systems chooses Deltek First software tool to help move management projects to the cloud

HERNDON, Va., 11 Feb. 2014. Executives at Consummate Computer Consultants Systems LLC (C3 Systems), a management-consulting firm in Herndon, Va., needed cloud-computing software to help manage various government contracting projects. They found their solution from Deltek Inc. in Herndon, Va.


U.S. Navy selects Behlman COTS power supplies for airborne missions

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., 8 Feb. 2014. Behlman Electronics Inc., a provider of power products for military airborne, shipboard, and mobile programs and a subsidiary of Orbit International Corp., won an order for its Model 00389 commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) power supplies. These power supplies have been used by the U.S. Navy since 1999, to support anti-submarine and anti-ship surveillance and targeting systems.  

Exelis to provide SINCGARS aviation radios to link helicopters with infantry units

FORT WAYNE, Ind., 3 Feb. 2014. Exelis in Fort Wayne, Ind., won a $10.9 million contract from the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va., to provide ARC-201D aviation radios for U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk and CH-47F Chinook helicopters, Exelis announced last week.

Air Force chooses rugged network switches from Crystal Group for AC-130U Special Operations aircraft gunship

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla., 30 Jan. 2014. U.S. Air Force avionics experts needed ruggedized Cisco network switches for the AC-130U Spooky gunship. They found their solution from Crystal Group Inc. in Hiawatha, Iowa.

Tobyhanna Army Depot to buy display processors from Jupiter Systems for vision collaboration

TOBYHANNA, Pa., 30 Jan. 2014. U.S. Army electronics repair and upgrade specialists at Tobyhanna Army Depot in Tobyhanna, Pa., needed display processors for a variety of collaborative visualization applications. They found their solution from Jupiter Systems in Hayward, Calif.

Rockwell Collins to provide AN/ARC-210(V) aircraft radios to Navy in $8 million contract win

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 28 Jan. 2014. U.S. Navy aviation experts needed line-of-sight and satellite communications (SATCOM) radios for a variety of Navy aircraft. They found their solution from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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