PRODUCT APPLICATIONS

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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.

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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.

Army chooses BAE Systems for handheld LTLM for target recognition in daylight and darkness

Army chooses BAE Systems for handheld LTLM for target recognition in daylight and darkness

HUDSON, N.H., 28 Feb. 2012. U.S. Army officials needed laser targeting systems to help foot soldiers identify target locations in daylight or at night, as well as in obscured-visibility such as fog or smoke. They found their solution from the BAE Systems Electronic Systems segment in Hudson, N.H.

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Boeing Defense Space and Security employs Siemens product lifecycle management technology

CHICAGO, 27 Feb. 2012. Officials at The Boeing Company signed a 10-year agreement to use product lifecycle management (PLM) software from Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, at its Boeing Defense Space and Security business segment.

Army officials choose iRobot for sole-source contract to build Xm1216 small tactical robot

Army officials choose iRobot for sole-source contract to build Xm1216 small tactical robot

WARREN, Mich., 26 Feb. 2012. U.S. Army officials needed small ground robots to help warfighters gather situational awareness in dangerous conditions. They found their solution from iRobot Corp. in Bedford, Mass. Officials of the Army Contracting Command in Warren, Mich., announced their intention last week to issue a sole-source contract to iRobot for the Xm1216 Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle (SUGV) Robotic System -- a version of the iRobot PackBot tactical mobile robot.

Navy chooses electronic warfare transmitter antennas from Cobham for EA-18G and EA-6B aircraft

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 24 Feb. 2012. U.S. Navy combat aviation experts needed a series of airborne antennas for the AN/ALQ-99 low-band transmitter system aboard the Boeing EA-18G Growler and Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler carrier-based electronic warfare jets. They found their solution from the Cobham plc Sensor and Antenna Systems segment in Lansdale, Pa.

Blighter perimeter-security radar systems eyed for border security applications in South Korea

Blighter perimeter-security radar systems eyed for border security applications in South Korea

GREAT CHESTERFORD, England, 24 Feb. 2012. The manufacturer of the British border- and perimeter-security radar systems known as Blighter is working together with a South Korean company to supply Blighter radar systems for applications in South Korea. Plextek Ltd. in Great Chesterford, England, which makes the Blighter intruder-detection radar is working with Nuriplan Co. Ltd., a provider of landscape services based in Gimpo-si, South Korea, to supply Blighter radars to the South Korean market.

Navy looks to BAE Systems for electronically steerable antennas for shipboard air defense

Navy looks to BAE Systems for electronically steerable antennas for shipboard air defense

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 22 Feb. 2012. U.S. Navy aerial warfare systems designers needed special circular antenna arrays for the AN/UPX-29(V) identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) interrogator system aboard surface warships that distinguishes friendly vessels and aircraft nearby during combat operations. They found their solution from the BAE Systems Electronic Systems Sector in Nashua, N.H.

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Northrop Grumman selects BAE Systems Electronic Support Measure systems to help B-2 Spirit stealth bomber detect, thwart, combat electronic warfare threats

NASHUA, N.H., 21 Feb. 2012. Executives and engineers at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, Calif., needed an electronic warfare system able to detect, intercept, identify, locate, record, and analyze threats, such as sources of radiated electromagnetic energy. They found their solution at BAE Systems in Nashua, N.H.

Vision Systems to provide night-vision capability for Air Force and Navy fighter pilots

Vision Systems to provide night-vision capability for Air Force and Navy fighter pilots

WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 16 Feb. 2012. U.S. Air Force and Navy combat aircraft pilots needed helmet-mounted night vision cueing and display systems for fighter pilots operating high-performance aircraft at night. They found their solution from Vision Systems International LLC in San Jose, Calif. Officials of the U.S. Air Force Air Armament Center (ASC) activity at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, awarded Vision Systems a $19.8 million contract Tuesday for night vision cueing and display standard field night vision devices for the Air Force and Navy.

Army looks to ReconRobotics for military micro robots for infantry situational awareness

Army looks to ReconRobotics for military micro robots for infantry situational awareness

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 15 Feb. 2012. U.S. Army officials needed micro unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) to equip four-to-six-soldier fire teams with video reconnaissance and situational awareness during route- and compound-clearing operations. They found their solution from ReconRobotics Inc. in Edina, Minn. The Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., awarded ReconRobotics a $14 million contract Monday to supply micro robots for video reconnaissance missions.

DHS chooses Physical Optics to develop helmet-mounted microdisplay for first responders

DHS chooses Physical Optics to develop helmet-mounted microdisplay for first responders

TORRANCE, Calif., 5 Feb. 2012. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington needed expertise in helmet-mounted microdisplay technology to help them develop an embedded head-up display to increase personal situation awareness for emergency responders. They found their solution from Physical Optics Corp. in Torrance, Calif.

US Department of Defense orders more Harris Corp Falcon III wideband tactical radios

ROCHESTER, NY, January 23, 2012. Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received $4.8 million in orders from the U.S. Department of Defense for Falcon III® AN/PRC-152A handheld and AN/PRC-117G manpack tactical radios.

Navy chooses fiber optic aircraft test and measurement equipment from Clear Align

Navy chooses fiber optic aircraft test and measurement equipment from Clear Align

EAGLEVILLE, Pa., 22 Jan. 2012. U.S. Navy aircraft specialists needed common fiber optic test kits for Navy aviation systems. They found their solution from military electro-optics designers at Clear Align in Eagleville, Pa. Navy officials awarded Clear Align a contract to develop what company officials say is the first common fiber optic test kits naval aviation. Clear Align’s complex kits integrate test fiber optic inspection equipment and aircraft specific adapters for fiber optic testing capability to naval aircraft operating from aircraft carriers or from remote bases, Clear Align officials say.

Harris to provide Falcon Tactical Radios to Brazilian Ministry of Defense in $10.7 million order

MELBOURNE, Fla./ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2012. Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received orders totaling $10.7 million from the Federative Republic of Brazil for Falcon III® VHF Combat Net Radios and Falcon III Secure Personal Radios (SPR) to support a wide range of mission requirements.

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