Components and systems for radio-frequency (RF) systems for radar, communications, and navigation

Demand for military armored vehicle upgrades and retrofits to hit $4.76 billion this year

Demand for military armored vehicle upgrades and retrofits to hit $4.76 billion this year

LONDON, 11 Sept. 2014. Global demand for military armored vehicle upgrades and retrofits will reach $4.76 billion this year, predict analysts at market researcher Visiongain Ltd. in London.

Army chooses Carnegie Robotics to develop mine-hunting sensor payloads for ground robots

Army chooses Carnegie Robotics to develop mine-hunting sensor payloads for ground robots

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., 10 Sept. 2014. U.S. Army counter-mine experts are choosing Carnegie Robotics LLC in Pittsburgh to develop the unmanned ground vehicle (UGV)-mounted Autonomous Mine Detection System (AMDS) to detect, mark, and neutralize explosive hazards.

Contractor protests, navigating without GPS, and laser Maverick this week on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 10 Sept. 2014. Contractor protests, sobering defense assessments, navigating without GPS, and laser Maverick highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

GaN RF and microwave amplifier for X-band radar applications introduced by Comtech PST

GaN RF and microwave amplifier for X-band radar applications introduced by Comtech PST

MELVILLE, N.Y., 10 Sept. 2014. Comtech PST Corp. in Melville, N.Y., is introducing the model BMC858109-600 gallium nitride (GaN) RF and microwave amplifier for X-band radar applications.

Multi-billion-dollar Navy CANES shipboard networking program held up for protest: here we go again

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 9 Sept. 2014. We live in an era of protest and contention; I understand that. You can't escape this facet of our culture even if you're just trying to relax in front of the game. NFL football routinely protests referee calls pending review on camera instant replay. Major League Baseball started something similar this season.

Contractor protests could hold up Navy CANES shipboard networking program until December

SAN DIEGO, 9 Sept. 2014. An important multi-billion-dollar U.S. Navy project to upgrade the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), and networking equipment aboard the nation's surface warship fleet is being held up for as long as three months due to contractor protests.

Navy chooses Textron to provide test equipment to check-out IED jammers before missions

Navy chooses Textron to provide test equipment to check-out IED jammers before missions

INDIAN HEAD, Md., 9 Sept. 2014. U.S. Navy bomb-disposal experts needed test and measurement gear to validate the performance of equipment designed to jam RF and microwave signals intended to detonate improvised explosive devices (IEDs). They found their solution from the Textron Systems Corp. Electronic Systems segment in Hunt Valley, Md.

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