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Navy chooses Behlman power supplies to keep ageing AN/UYQ-21(V) shipboard displays in working order

Navy chooses Behlman power supplies to keep ageing AN/UYQ-21(V) shipboard displays in working order

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., 20 July 2012. U.S. Navy officials needed large power supplies to keep ageing AN/UYQ-21(V) shipboard display systems operational. They found their solution from Behlman Electronics Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y. Behlman has received follow-on orders for the company's model 94020 power supplies for the UYQ-21(V) display system.

REMUS 600 UUV to open new research windows on Chesapeake Bay, Hudson River, other marine environments

REMUS 600 UUV to open new research windows on Chesapeake Bay, Hudson River, other marine environments

POCASSET, Mass., 19 July 2012. Researchers at the University of Maryland's Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge, Md., needed an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to help oceanographers advance the study of coastal ocean environments. They found their solution from unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) specialist Hydroid Inc. in Pocasset, Mass.

Lockheed Martin chooses AVIATOR 700D SATCOM avionics for block 8.1 upgrade to C-130J military turboprop aircraft

Lockheed Martin chooses AVIATOR 700D SATCOM avionics for block 8.1 upgrade to C-130J military turboprop aircraft

MARIETTA, Ga., 19 July 2012. Avionics designers at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Aeronautics segment in Marietta, Ga., needed satellite communications (SATCOM) equipment for the block 8.1 upgrade of the U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules military utility and transport aircraft. They found their solution from Thrane & Thrane A/S, a Cobham plc company in Lyngby, Denmark.

Boeing chooses mission control avionics from GE Aviation for Air Force KC-46A tanker aircraft

Boeing chooses mission control avionics from GE Aviation for Air Force KC-46A tanker aircraft

CINCINNATI, 17 July 2012. Tanker aircraft designers at the Boeing Co. Defense, Space & Security segment in St. Louis needed a mission control system for the company's KC-46A tanker -- a large military refueling aircraft based on the Boeing 767 passenger jet. They found their solution from GE Aviation in Cincinnati.

Bluefin Robotics moves to next phase of development for minehunting UUV on Navy's Littoral Combat Ship

Bluefin Robotics moves to next phase of development for minehunting UUV on Navy's Littoral Combat Ship

QUINCY, Mass., 16 July 2012. Bluefin Robotics, a unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) specialist in Quincy, Mass., is moving on the next phase of development of the Knifefish surface mine countermeasure unmanned underwater vehicle (SMCM UUV) for the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship.

NIITEK chooses rugged mission computers from Parvus for mine-hunting ground-penetrating radar system

NIITEK chooses rugged mission computers from Parvus for mine-hunting ground-penetrating radar system

SALT LAKE CITY, 8 July 2012. Ground-penetrating radar specialist NIITEK in Dulles, Va., needed a rugged mission computer subsystem for the company's Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS). They found their solution from Parvus Corp. in Salt Lake City.

Advanced Gun System makers for Navy's future Zumwalt-class destroyer choose power supplies from Behlman Electronics

Advanced Gun System makers for Navy's future Zumwalt-class destroyer choose power supplies from Behlman Electronics

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., 10 June 2012. Designers of the Advanced Gun System (AGS), the a 155-millimeter main gun on the future U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class (DDG 1000), needed power Supplies to energize the AGS fire-control systems. They found their solution from Behlman Electronics Inc. in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Headwall Photonics chooses remote-sensing software from ReSe for Hyperspec hyperspectral imaging sensors

Headwall Photonics chooses remote-sensing software from ReSe for Hyperspec hyperspectral imaging sensors

FITCHBURG, Mass., 7 June 2012. Airborne reconnaissance sensor designers at hyperspectral sensor imaging specialist Headwall Photonics in Fitchburg, Mass., needed commercially available remote-sensing software to offer users a complete airborne hyperspectral sensor system. They found their solution from ReSe Applications Schläpfer in Wil, Switzerland.

Soldier-worn sensor that measures the destructive power of explosives uses MEMS accelerometer from Analog Devices

Soldier-worn sensor that measures the destructive power of explosives uses MEMS accelerometer from Analog Devices

ARLINGTON, Va., 5 June 2012. Infantry technology experts at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) needed a small, low-power accelerometer second generation of DARPA's Blast Gauge to protect U.S. Armed Forces personnel. They found their solution from Analog Devices Inc. in Norwood, Mass.

Undersea company that found Air France 447 black boxes buys unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) from Bluefin Robotics

Undersea company that found Air France 447 black boxes buys unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) from Bluefin Robotics

QUINCY, Mass., 31 May 2012. Marine services contractor Phoenix International Holdings Inc. in Largo, Md., needed an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) for underwater engineering and deep-ocean search and recovery. They found their solution from Bluefin Robotics Corp. in Quincy, Mass.

Finnish army chooses networked battlefield communications and surveillance equipment from Elbit Systems

Finnish army chooses networked battlefield communications and surveillance equipment from Elbit Systems

HAIFA, Israel, 29 May 2012. Leaders of the Finnish army based in Mikkeli, Finland, needed battlefield communications and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) equipment for the services infantry soldiers. They found their solution from Elbit Systems in Haifa, Israel.

Weatherhaven chooses Analytic Systems to provide mil-spec battery chargers for Canadian military vehicle shelters

Weatherhaven chooses Analytic Systems to provide mil-spec battery chargers for Canadian military vehicle shelters

DELTA, British Columbia, 27 May 2012. Military field shelter specialist Weatherhaven in Burnaby, British Columbia, needed mil-spec battery chargers for Canadian Department of National Defense special equipment vehicle shelters. They found their solution from Analytic Systems Ware LTD in Delta, British Columbia.

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.

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