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Army researchers choose IMSAR to develop small radar systems for unmanned aerial vehicles

Army researchers choose IMSAR to develop small radar systems for unmanned aerial vehicles

NATICK, Mass., 27 Aug. 2014. U.S. Army researchers needed synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems for a variety of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) systems. They found their solution from IMSAR LLC in Springville, Utah.

 

Air Force special operations orders 1500 AN/PRC-152A software-defined radios from Harris RF

Air Force special operations orders 1500 AN/PRC-152A software-defined radios from Harris RF

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 22 Aug. 2014. U.S. Air Force special forces needed hand-held radios to conduct combat control, pararescue, tactical air control, and other sensitive operations. They found their solution from the Harris Corp. RF Communications segment in Rochester, N.Y.

U.S. Special Operations Command picks ViaSat Small Tactical Terminals for infantry communications

U.S. Special Operations Command picks ViaSat Small Tactical Terminals for infantry communications

MacDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 15 Aug. 2014. U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) needed small networking terminals to link ground vehicles, small boats, ships, helicopters, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). They found their solution from ViaSat Inc. in Carlsbad, Calif.

NASA chooses image-generating rackmount visual servers for simulation from Concurrent Computer

NASA chooses image-generating rackmount visual servers for simulation from Concurrent Computer

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 12 Aug. 2014. Space researchers at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., needed real-time computers to help them develop flight sensors and emulators. They found their solution from Concurrent Computer Corp. in Duluth, Ga.

Air Force looks to DRS ICAS to supply secure intelligence situational awareness data receivers

Air Force looks to DRS ICAS to supply secure intelligence situational awareness data receivers

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., 7 Aug. 2014. U.S. Air Force combat aircraft experts needed tactical RF and microwave receivers to enable air crews to receive situational awareness information in a secure environment. They found their solution from DRS ICAS LLC in Dayton, Ohio.

Pentagon's lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) guideline is latest attempt to attack costs

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 5 Aug. 2014. The U.S. Department of Defense has a long history of trying to balance the quality and price of the nation's weapon systems. With tight budgets the rule these days -- and the threat of another round of sequestration as early as 2016 -- the scales may be tipping in favor of price over quality.

Navy chooses secure data transfer units from Physical Optics for carrier-based combat jets

Navy chooses secure data transfer units from Physical Optics for carrier-based combat jets

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 5 Aug. 2014. U.S. Navy air warfare experts needed encrypted data transfer units for the carrier-based F/A-18E/F fighter-bombers and EA-18G electronic warfare jets. They found their solution from Physical Optics Corp. in Torrance, Calif.

Army looks to BDS for technologies to detect explosives hidden on potential suicide bombers

Army looks to BDS for technologies to detect explosives hidden on potential suicide bombers

NATICK, Mass., 1 Aug. 2014. U.S. Army explosives-detection experts needed multi-sensor systems to detect improvised weapons hidden on human suicide bombers at safe distances before these suicide bombers can do widespread damage. They found their solution from Broadband Discovery Systems (BDS) Inc. in Scotts Valley, Calif.

Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Natick, Mass., announced a $9 million contract to BDS on Wednesday to build, test, and assess multi-sensor stand-off person-borne improvised explosive device (IED) detection systems.

Navy chooses high-performance batteries from K2 Energy to power electromagnetic railgun capacitors

Navy chooses high-performance batteries from K2 Energy to power electromagnetic railgun capacitors

WASHINGTON, 30 July 2014. U.S. Navy hypervelocity weapons experts needed powerful and reliable batteries to power a large modular capacitor bank for the electromagnetic railgun. They found their solution from K2 Energy Solutions Inc. in Henderson, Nev.

FLIR Systems to provide Star Safire 380 thermal imaging systems to Austrian military

FLIR Systems to provide Star Safire 380 thermal imaging systems to Austrian military

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 29 July 2014. Surveillance and reconnaissance experts in the Austrian military needed long-range high-definition thermal imaging systems for a variety of intelligence applications. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore.

Communications and Power to provide traveling wave tubes for Navy shipboard EW systems

Communications and Power to provide traveling wave tubes for Navy shipboard EW systems

CRANE, Ind., 21 July 2014. U.S. Navy electronic warfare (EW) experts needed traveling wave tubes (TWTs) to repair and refurbish the AN/SLQ-32 shipboard EW systems. The found their solution from Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) in Palo Alto, Calif.

Rockwell Collins to provide fly-by-wire control for next-generation Boeing 777 jumbo jet

Rockwell Collins to provide fly-by-wire control for next-generation Boeing 777 jumbo jet

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 21 July 2014. Avionics designers at BAE Systems in London needed a flight-control module (FCM) for the integrated flight control electronics (IFCE) fly-by-wire (FBW) system that BAE Systems is designing for the Boeing 777x widebody passenger jet. They found their solution from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Navy chooses long-range thermal cameras from FLIR Systems for air-to-ground range surveillance

Navy chooses long-range thermal cameras from FLIR Systems for air-to-ground range surveillance

NORCO, Calif., 11 July 2014. U.S. Navy surveillance experts needed high-definition long-range infrared surveillance cameras for a variety of U.S. military ranges and similar facilities. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore.

Lockheed Martin chooses flight-control computers from NAI for DARPA ARES unmanned helicopter

Lockheed Martin chooses flight-control computer systems from NAI for DARPA ARES unmanned helicopter

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 10 July 2014. Aircraft designers at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Skunk Works segment in Palmdale, Calif., needed a navigation system for an experimental unmanned cargo helicopter for future military forces. They found their solution from North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y.

DHS to buy Raytheon maritime search radars

Homeland Security officials to order broad-area airborne maritime search radars from Raytheon

WASHINGTON, 26 June 2014. Maritime surveillance experts at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington needed airborne radar systems for searching the surface of the ocean for a variety of security applications. They found their solution from the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in McKinney, Texas.

Saudi national guard chooses air traffic control system from Exelis for Khashm al-An Airfield

Saudi national guard chooses air traffic control system from Exelis for Khashm al-An Airfield

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 11 June 2014. Leaders of the Saudi Arabian National Guard at Khashm al-An Airfield, Saudi Arabia, needed an aircraft ground control approach system for air traffic control operations for Saudi Arabian National Guard aviation. They found their solution from the Exelis Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems segment in Van Nuys, Calif.

Air Force ground power comes from Essex Electro

Air Force orders ground power units from Essex Electro Engineers for aircraft maintenance

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga., 6 June 2014. U.S. Air Force maintenance experts needed ground-based electrical generators to supply a variety of different power voltages for military aircraft. They found their solution from Essex Electro Engineers Inc. in Schaumburg, Ill.

Rockwell Collins and Elbit to provide night-vision capability to Navy pilot head-up displays

Rockwell Collins and Elbit to provide night-vision capability to Navy pilot head-up displays

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 28 May 2014. U.S. Navy combat aircraft experts needed night-vision capability for helmet-mounted head-up displays for high-performance fighter-bomber aircraft. They found their solution from a partnership of Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Elbit Systems of America in Fort Worth, Texas -- otherwise known as Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems LLC.

Ballard cards to bridge Navy PCs to MIL-STD-1553

Navy chooses PCI Express cards from Ballard to connect MIL-STD-1553 systems to PCs

RIDGECREST, Calif., 15 May 2014. U.S. Navy aviation experts needed a way for PC computers to communicate with military avionics systems based on the MIL-STD-1553 databus. They found their solution from Ballard Technology Inc. in Everett, Wash.

Navy asks GTS for rugged shipboard computers

GTS to provide air- and water-cooled shipboard computers for Navy cruisers and destroyers

WASHINGTON, 8 May 2014. Shipboard electronics designers at Global Technical Systems (GTS) in Virginia Beach, Va., will provide the U.S. Navy with air- and water-cooled open-architecture rugged computers under terms of an $84.9 million contract announced Tuesday.

Holt transceiver powers Alta Data eNet2-1553

Alta Data chooses transceiver/transformer from Holt for Ethernet MIL-STD-1553 converter

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., 5 May 2014. Avionics databus experts at Alta Data Technologies LLC in Rio Rancho, N.M., needed a transceiver/transformer for the company's eNet2-1553 real-time Ethernet MIL-STD-1553 converter device. They found their solution from Holt Integrated Circuits in Mission Viejo, Calif.

PC-12 to get Curtiss-Wright Ethernet switches

Sierra Nevada chooses R-COTS Ethernet switches from Curtiss-Wright for surveillance aircraft

ASHBURN, Va., 30 April 2014. Surveillance experts at Sierra Nevada Corp. in Sparks, Nev., needed rugged commercial off-the-shelf (R-COTS) Ethernet switcher and router technology for use aboard Pilatus PC-12 Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) equipped aircraft. They found their solution from the Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va.

RF amplifiers from AR go on special-ops C-130s

Air National Guard chooses RF amplifiers from AR Modular RF for special-ops C-130 aircraft

BOTHELL, Wash., 29 April 2014. Communications experts at the U.S. Air National Guard in Washington needed RF and microwave equipment for an upgrade to Air Guard EC-130 Commando Solo special operations aircraft. They found their solution from AR Modular RF in Bothell, Wash.

Lightweight SAR radars ordered for Army UAVs

Army orders as many as 94 lightweight synthetic-aperture radar systems for surveillance UAVs

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 25 April 2014. U.S. Army surveillance experts needed lightweight radar systems suitable to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and light manned aircraft. They found their solution from the Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Linthicum Heights, Md.

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.

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