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Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, move forward with weapons systems upgrades on Navy cruisers and destroyers

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, move forward with weapons systems upgrades on Navy cruisers and destroyers

WASHINGTON, 31 March 2015. U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts are moving forward with projects to upgrade the Aegis combat system aboard Navy destroyers and cruisers to enhance radar speed and performance against advanced threats like cruise missiles, ballistic missiles, and high-performance attack aircraft.

Air Force to convert 25 F-16 jet fighters to target drones in $28.5 million contract to Boeing

Air Force to convert 25 F-16 jet fighters to target drones in $28.5 million contract to Boeing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 30 March 2015. Military avionics experts at the Boeing Co. will convert 25 retired U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16 jet fighters into sophisticated manned and unmanned target drones under terms of a $28.5 million contract announced Friday.

DARPA picks four companies to develop affordable sub-reflector-based imaging radar technologies

DARPA picks four companies to develop affordable sub-reflector-based imaging radar technologies

ARLINGTON, Va., 27 March 2015. U.S. Military researchers have chosen four companies for contracts worth a potential $11.3 million to carry out a project to design new kinds of imaging radar that rely on electronic sub-reflector designs, rather than on a moving platform or target, to perform scanning.

Low-profile power supplies for industrial, test and measurement applications introduced by TDK Lambda

Low-profile power supplies for industrial, test and measurement applications introduced by TDK Lambda

SAN DIEGO, 25 March 2015. TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the CUT75 low profile, triple output power supplies for test and measurement, industrial, and broadcast applications. The power suppliers come in the industry standard 3-by-5-inch footprint, and measure 1.06 inches high.

Should some smart munitions be classified as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)?

Should some smart munitions be classified as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)?

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 24 March 2015. We live in an era of dizzying technological sophistication. It seems that everything electronic has some sort of "intelligence," from autonomous flying drones to late-model kitchen appliances.

Mercury Defense Systems to provide radar-spoofing electronic warfare jammers in $2 million contract

Mercury Defense Systems to provide radar-spoofing electronic warfare jammers in $2 million contract

CYPRESS, Calif., 24 March 2015. Mercury Defense Systems in Cypress, Calif., will provide the U.S. Navy with additional aircraft based electronic warfare (EW) jammers designed to spoof enemy radar under terms of a $2 million contract that Mercury announced last week.

Textron to provide directional antennas to help warfighters access imagery and video from UAVs

Textron to provide directional antennas to help warfighters access imagery and video from UAVs

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 24 March 2015. U.S. Army surveillance experts needed directional antennas to help warfighters in the field access reconnaissance imagery and video from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and manned surveillance aircraft. They found their solution from Textron Systems Corp. in Hunt Valley, Md.

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