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RQ-7B

Rockwell Collins selects Green Hills Software INTEGRITY-178B tuMP multicore operating system for the RQ-78B Shadow UAV

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., 17 May 2012. Rockwell Collins has selected the INTEGRITY-178B tuMP multicore operating system by Green Hills Software, a provider of high assurance operating systems, for use in their mission computer for the RQ-7B Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

Navy looks to VersaLogic to provide PC/104 embedded computer for lightweight torpedo prototype

Navy looks to VersaLogic to provide PC/104 embedded computer for lightweight torpedo prototype

NEWPORT, R.I., 16 May 2012. U.S. Navy underwater weapons experts needed a PC/104-based stackable embedded computer for a prototype torpedo designed by experts at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport, R.I. They found their solution from VersaLogic Corp. in Eugene, Ore.

Boeing looks to Vision Systems for helmet-mounted displays for jet fighter aircraft pilots

Boeing looks to Vision Systems for helmet-mounted displays for jet fighter aircraft pilots

SAN JOSE, Calif., 13 May 2012. Combat aircraft designers at the Boeing Co.Defense, Space & Security segment in St. Louis needed helmet-mounted displays for jet fighters. They found their solution from Vision Systems International LLC (VSI) in San Jose, Calif. Boeing awarded VSI a $32 million contract for the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) for U.S. Navy and Air Force jet fighter pilots, as well as for combat aircraft operating in Finland, Australia, Belgium, Canada, and Switzerland.

Embraer KC-390

Goodrich to provide air data, ice detection and other systems for KC-390 military transport aircraft

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2012. Embraer has selected Goodrich Corp. (NYSE: GR), a supplier of systems and services to aerospace and defense companies, to provide the air data system, ice detector, windshield ice protection controller, and the fuel quantity gauging and control system for the Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft.

Embraer chooses Ethernet-based flight recorders from Curtiss-Wright for Legacy 500 business jet flight testing

Embraer chooses Ethernet-based flight recorders from Curtiss-Wright for Legacy 500 business jet flight testing

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., 4 May 2012. Aircraft manufacturer Embraer S.A. in São José Dos Campos, Brazil, needed rugged data acquisition and recorder technology for the Legacy 500 business jet. They found their solution from Curtiss-Wright Controls Avionics & Electronics in City of Industry, Calif.

Raytheon chooses Mercury for infrared sensor-processing subsystem for helicopter situational awareness

Raytheon chooses Mercury for infrared sensor-processing subsystem for helicopter situational awareness

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 29 April 2012. Infrared sensors experts at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif., needed an advanced sensor processing subsystem for the multi-function image processor in the Raytheon Advanced Distributed Aperture System (ADAS), which provides spherical situational awareness to helicopter crews. They found their solution from Mercury Computer Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass.

Raytheon Griffin Missile fires from RAM launcher

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 19 April 2012. The U.S. Navy fired Raytheon Co.'s (NYSE: RTN) Griffin B missile  from a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launcher.

DOD chooses Reality Mobile's RealityVision for mobile video deployment of 4G LTE with Navy pilot of Oceus Networks' Xiphos solution

HERNDON, Va., 18 April 2012. Reality Mobile has been awarded a subcontract with Oceus Networks to provide real-time mobile video collaboration solutions to the U.S. Navy.  The company's flagship product, RealityVision, was selected as part of a pilot for a new Navy portable maritime Command and Control (C2) system.

Air Force chooses nine companies to share in potential $6.9 billion for military IT contracts

Air Force chooses nine companies to share in potential $6.9 billion for military IT contracts

MAXWELL AFB, Ala., 17 April 2012. U.S. Air Force information technology (IT) experts are awarding contracts worth a potential $6.9 billion to nine computer companies to provide computer networking and data-processing equipment for network-centric warfare operations worldwide. The deals with these nine companies are firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, and indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts.

Boeing introduces updated Geospatial Data Management Tool, DataMaster 5.1

ARLINGTON, Va., 13 April 2012. Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the release of DataMaster 5.1, an advanced version of its geospatial data tool that offers defense and Intelligence Community customers improved map, terrain and full-motion video management.

Flight mission computers for Marine Corps UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters to come from Northrop Grumman

Flight mission computers for Marine Corps UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters to come from Northrop Grumman

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., 3 April 2012. U.S. Navy helicopter experts needed mission computers for UH-1Y utility helicopter and U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z attack helicopter. They found their solution from the Northrop Grumman Corp. Navigation Systems Division in Woodland Hills, Calif.

Vulcan Flex Circuit Corp. to provide flexible circuits to L-3 Communications, Fuzing, and Ordnance Systems

LONDONDERRY, N.H., 3 April 2012. Vulcan Flex Circuit Corp. (VFCC), a division of Vulcan Electric Company and a provider of flexible circuits, rigid-flex circuits, and circuit assemblies to aerospace and defense customers, won a $2.7 million contract to deliver flexible circuits to L-3 Communications, Fuzing, and Ordnance Systems (L-3 FOS). The contract award supports a proximity fuze developed by the U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey and manufactured by L-3 FOS in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Navy chooses 6U VME single-board computers from GE for shipboard tactical training system

Navy chooses 6U VME single-board computers from GE for shipboard tactical training system

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 1 April 2012. U.S. Navy embedded computing experts needed 6U VME single-board computers for real-time data processing in the Navy's Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT) that provides training and simulation capabilities to Navy ships. They found their solution from GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala.

Embraer chooses AdaCore GNAT Pro Ada software tool for AMX jet fighter-bomber avionics upgrades

Embraer chooses AdaCore GNAT Pro Ada software tool for AMX jet fighter-bomber avionics upgrades

SÃO JOSÉ DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, 26 March 2012. Avionics experts at the Embraer S.A Defense and Security segment in São José dos Campos, Brazil, are choosing the GNAT Pro Ada software development environment from AdaCore in New York to develop real-time and embedded computing software in a major upgrade the Embraer AMX jet fighter-bomber.

Navy chooses Behlman to supply power supplies for ASW and anti-ship surveillance and targeting

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., 26 March 2012. Behlman Electronics Inc., a provider of power products for military, industrial, and commercial shipboard, airborne, and mobile applications, has won an additional order for its Model 00389 commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) power supplies for U.S. Navy’s airborne anti-submarine and anti-ship surveillance and targeting systems.

Lockheed Martin to provide Navy submarines with 360-degree situational-awareness sail-mounted sonar

Lockheed Martin to provide Navy submarines with 360-degree situational-awareness sail-mounted sonar

WASHINGTON, 25 March 2012. U.S. Navy officials needed special submarine sonar systems to help enable submarine commanders to enhance their tactical control when operating not only in shallow-water coastal areas and harbors, but also in open-ocean areas. They found their solution from the Lockheed Martin Corp. Mission Systems & Sensors segment in Liverpool, N.Y.

Barco display

Navy chooses flat-panel displays from Barco for air traffic control on amphibious assault ships

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 24 March 2012. U.S. Navy shipboard air traffic control experts needed flat-panel displays for the AN/TPX-42A(V) shipboard air traffic control system aboard naval amphibious assault ships. They found their solution from Barco Inc. in Duluth, Ga.

Photo Science serves growing LiDAR market with Leica airborne laser scanner, fleet of aircraft

NORCROSS, Ga., 19 March 2012. Officials at Photo Science, a geospatial services firm in Lexington, K.Y., have purchased a Leica ALS70-HP airborne laser scanner from Leica Geosystems Inc. Photo Science, now with a total of four Leica LiDAR systems owned, has also contracted Leica to upgrade one of its existing ALS60 sensors later this year.

Army chooses rugged laptop computers and removable disk drives from Transource

Army chooses rugged laptop computers and removable disk drives from Transource

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 18 March 2012. U.S. Army officials needed ruggedized laptop computers and removable hard disk drives for their troops in the field. They found their solution from Transource Services Corp. in Phoenix.

Army chooses electro-optical sensors from FLIR for Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems

Army chooses electro-optical sensors from FLIR for Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 15 March 2012. U.S. Army officials needed high-definition electro-optical imaging sensors for the Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems (PGSS) program, which mounts a broad variety of persistent-surveillance sensors on tethered helium-filled blimps that float as high as 3,000 feet off the ground for wide-area surveillance. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore.

Navy electronic warfare experts choose test and measurement instruments from Aeroflex for counter-IED work

Navy electronic warfare experts choose test and measurement instruments from Aeroflex for counter-IED work

CRANE, Ind., 14 March 2012. U.S. Navy electronic warfare experts needed arbitrary waveform generators (AWGs) -- electronic test and measurement instruments that generate repetitive or single-shot electrical waveforms -- for Navy and U.S. Marine Corps electronic warfare systems designed to detect and defeat improvised explosive devices (IEDs). They found their solution from the Aeroflex Inc. Test Solutions segment in Cupertino, Calif.

DRS to continue support for mast-mounted sensors for OH-58D scout and attack helicopter avionics

DALLAS, 11 March 2012. U.S. Army helicopter avionics experts needed a defense contractor for field service and logistics assistance for the mast-mounted sight (MMS) on the Army's OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout and attack helicopter. They found their solution from the DRS Technologies Inc. Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) Group in Dallas.

L-3 Binocular Night Vision Device (BNVD)

L-3 to provide Binocular Night Vision Devices to U.S. Special Operations Command

NEW YORK, N.Y., 7 March, 2012. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its Warrior Systems – Insight Technology unit has been awarded a $50 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Binocular Night Vision Devices (BNVD) for use by the U.S. Special Operations Command.

Raytheon to build EW and radar systems for Navy fighter-bombers in contracts worth $122.5 million

Raytheon to build EW and radar systems for Navy fighter-bombers in contracts worth $122.5 million

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 4 March 2012. U.S. Navy aviation experts needed radar warning receivers, electronic warfare (EW) signal processors, and active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems for the Navy's F/A-18 Hornet carrier-based jet fighter-bomber. They found their solution from two divisions of the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment.

Air Force awards Boeing another production contract for Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System

Boeing scores another Air Force production contract for Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 2 March 2012. U.S. Air Force aviation experts needed helmet-mounted targeting systems for the U.S. Navy, as well as for air forces in Pakistan, Belgium, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, and Finland. They found their solution from the Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in St. Louis.

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